“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

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

Free COVID-19 Testing for the Public Now Available in Walker County

LaFayette, GA - Any northwest Georgian with symptoms of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, may receive free testing provided by public health at one of four sites in Bartow, Floyd, Paulding, and Walker counties. Symptoms include fever, dry cough, or shortness of breath. Call 706-802-5329, 706-802-5885, 706-802-5886 or 706-802-5888 from 8:00 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday … Continue reading Free COVID-19 Testing for the Public Now Available in Walker County

Santa and Sparky the Fire Dog team up for new fire safety PSA in Walker County

Walker County Fire Rescue has recruited a big name to encourage residents to practice fire safety.  Before loading his sleigh, Santa Claus joined Sparky the Fire Dog in a new public service announcement (PSA) to warn the public about how the holiday season can be the most dangerous time of the year.

Walker County Fire Victims Remembered at Georgia State Capitol

Atlanta, GA - The annual swearing in ceremony for Fire Marshals and Fire Inspectors at the Georgia State Capitol took on new meaning this year for Walker County Fire Marshal Paul Linder.  The State Fire Marshal's Office displays shoes on the Capitol steps to represent the lives lost to fire during the previous year.  This time, … Continue reading Walker County Fire Victims Remembered at Georgia State Capitol

Walker Fire Rescue & American Red Cross Plan Smoke Alarm Blitz

Rossville, GA – Walker County Fire Rescue and the American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia will be going door to door on February 2nd to improve fire safety in the Chattanooga Valley community.  Teams will be canvassing the Dry Valley Road area to install smoke alarms at no charge, conduct a home safety survey and … Continue reading Walker Fire Rescue & American Red Cross Plan Smoke Alarm Blitz

Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day Returns May 19!

Chickamauga, GA - The overwhelming success of last fall's tire amnesty day event prompted county officials to ask the state to green light a sequel. On May 19th, the Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day will return to the Walker County Landfill, 5120 N Marble Top Road, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Car and light truck tires with … Continue reading Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day Returns May 19!

Walker County, American Red Cross Partner to Provide Free Smoke Alarms to Residents

LaFayette, GA – Walker County Emergency Services (WCES) and the American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia are sounding the alarm to save lives. The two organizations have partnered to provide free smoke alarms to Walker County residents in need of these life saving devices. WCES received a donation of 150 smoke alarms from the Red … Continue reading Walker County, American Red Cross Partner to Provide Free Smoke Alarms to Residents

Walker County Landfill Offers Free Recycling Day on December 26th

Chickamauga, GA – A “Free Recycling Day” will be offered on Tuesday, December 26th at the Walker County Landfill, 5120 N Marble Top Road, Chickamauga. Residents are encouraged to bring recyclable Christmas related trash, such as wrapping paper, cardboard boxes and greeting cards, to the Landfill between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Other reusable material, including … Continue reading Walker County Landfill Offers Free Recycling Day on December 26th