DPH Provides Update on COVID-19 Trends in Georgia

Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is providing the following information regarding the fight against COVID-19 in Georgia. COVID-19 Cases As of Nov. 9, there are 374,181 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 33,152 antigen positive cases of COVID-19. The number of new cases reported daily is increasing, reinforcing the need for Georgians to continue to wear masks … Continue reading DPH Provides Update on COVID-19 Trends in Georgia

Walker County Tax Commissioner Office in Fairview Closed Until January 4th Due to COVID-19

UPDATED on 11/20/20: The Fairview office will remain closed until January 4, 2021. Fairview, GA – The Walker County Tax Commissioner’s office in Fairview (2012 McFarland Gap Road) will be closed until January 4, 2021 following a positive case of COVID-19 at this location. All team members at this location have been quarantined and the office will … Continue reading Walker County Tax Commissioner Office in Fairview Closed Until January 4th Due to COVID-19

DPH Changes Site of COVID-19 Testing in Walker County

The Walker County Health Department will be changing the site for COVID-19 testing beginning October 1, 2020. Testing will no longer be offered at the Chattanooga Valley Nazarene Church in Flintstone. The new location for testing will be: Mt. Zion Baptist Church 289 Dunwoody Rd LaFayette, Ga 30728 Testing days are Thursday and Fridays between the hours … Continue reading DPH Changes Site of COVID-19 Testing in Walker County

Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette Closed Until August 3rd

LaFayette, GA – The Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette is closed to the public until Monday, August 3rd. Superior Court Chief Justice Kristina Cook Graham signed an order to close the building today at Noon after someone employed in the courthouse tested positive for COVID-19. The closure will provide time for the courthouse to be … Continue reading Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette Closed Until August 3rd

Walker County Partners with Local Library Branches to Distribute Face Coverings to Combat COVID-19

LaFayette, GA – Following the success of Mask Up Monday, Walker County is partnering with the three Cherokee Regional Library branches in the county to distribute additional face coverings. Beginning today, the Chickamauga, LaFayette and Rossville library branches will have free face coverings to hand out to the public on a limited basis. Each library … Continue reading Walker County Partners with Local Library Branches to Distribute Face Coverings to Combat COVID-19

Public Health Announces New COVID-19 Testing Days & Hours

Rome, GA - The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District is changing testing hours at its ten Northwest Georgia drive-up COVID-19 testing locations. Beginning Monday, July 13, free testing will be available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to Noon at the Chattooga, Catoosa, Dade, Gordon, Haralson, Paulding, Polk and Walker County health departments. For … Continue reading Public Health Announces New COVID-19 Testing Days & Hours

Georgia DPH Asks Residents to ‘Answer the Call’ in New Contact Tracing Video

This release provided by the Georgia Department of Public Heath The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is releasing a new video explaining the state’s COVID-19 contact tracing efforts, asking residents to ‘answer the call’ if DPH reaches out. https://youtu.be/8LANQADjaEY The video is part of a larger campaign rolling out across the state promoting the … Continue reading Georgia DPH Asks Residents to ‘Answer the Call’ in New Contact Tracing Video

Walker County to Make Several Operational Changes in June

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Government will make several operational changes in June in an effort to resume public access to services amid new COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. The following offices will reopen to the public on June 1st: Commissioner's Office Tax Commissioner's Office in Rock Spring Tax Commissioner's Office in Fairview Mountain Cove Farms … Continue reading Walker County to Make Several Operational Changes in June

Walker County Tax & Tag Office Closed the Rest of the Week

Rock Spring, GA - Due to a positive case of COVID-19 at the Walker County Tax Commissioner’s office in Rock Spring, the Tax & Tag Office at this building* will be closed to the public the rest of the week. All team members have been sent for COVID-19 testing and the office is being deep … Continue reading Walker County Tax & Tag Office Closed the Rest of the Week

Walker County Health Department Now Offering Free Drive-up COVID-19 Testing

UPDATED TESTING INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND BY CLICKING HERE   This release provided by the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District: LaFayette, GA - Free COVID-19 testing is available to all Georgians who request it, whether they have symptoms or not. The Walker County Health Department, located at 603 E. Villanow Street in … Continue reading Walker County Health Department Now Offering Free Drive-up COVID-19 Testing