MONROE, Ga. — Any Walton County resident who wants to be tested for COVID-19 may get a test next week.

The Northeast Health District and Walton County Health Department will conduct free testing Monday through June 5 at the Walton County Government Building, 303 S. Hammond Drive, Monroe.

Residents may sign up for a time by calling the district’s testing hotline at 706-340-0996 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, or from 8 a.m. or 5 p.m. on Saturday.

The test will determine if a patient has an active coronavirus infection, whether he or she is symptomatic or not.

Walton County was up to 11 deaths from COVID-19 as of 1 p.m. Tuesday. There were 224 cumulative cases, including those of residents who have recovered or died from the illness.

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