New COVID-19 Testing Program for Northwest Georgia Starting September 1

This release provided by Georgia DPH: Rome, GA - The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District is unveiling a new COVID-19 testing program effective Tuesday, September 1. Testing remains free. The new program will feature additional testing times and more easily found test sites throughout Northwest Georgia. “Our goal is to increase testing … Continue reading New COVID-19 Testing Program for Northwest Georgia Starting September 1

Walker County Branch Libraries to Increase Public Access in Response to COVID-19

LaFayette, GA - The three Walker County branches of the Cherokee Regional Library System will begin providing enhanced services to the community on Monday, August 24th. The Chickamauga, LaFayette-Walker County and Rossville Public Libraries will more than double daily operational hours, provide seven day a week services and in person tutoring for the remainder of … Continue reading Walker County Branch Libraries to Increase Public Access in Response to COVID-19

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

“Mask Up Monday” Face Covering Giveaway Planned in Walker County to Combat COVID-19

Rock Spring, GA – In a continuing effort to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, Walker County Government will give away free face coverings next week. “Mask Up Monday” will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 27th at the Walker County Civic Center (10052 Highway 27, Rock Spring). A drive-thru distribution … Continue reading “Mask Up Monday” Face Covering Giveaway Planned in Walker County 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 Assessors Office Reopens to Public

Rock Spring, GA - The Walker County Assessors Office has reopened to the public. This office is located at 122 Hwy 95 in Rock Spring on the second floor of the Local Government Services Building. Additional safety precautions have been implemented to protect team members and the public amid COVID-19. Plexiglass dividers have been installed … Continue reading Walker County Assessors Office Reopens to Public