Atlanta City Council Member Andrea Boone Hosting Free COVID-19 Testing Event TuesdayCOVID_a9 free testing
WHO: Council member Andrea Boone
The Family Health Centers of Georgia
DJ Greg Street
WHAT: Free COVID-19 testing event
WHEN: Tuesday, June 16 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
WHERE: Back parking lot of the H.E. Holmes MARTA Station
BACKGROUND: District 10 Council member Andrea Boone is hosting a free COVID-19 testing event Tuesday, June 16 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the parking lot of the H.E. Holmes MARTA Station. Event attendees are asked to use the Burton Road entrance.
Boone is especially encouraging seniors and those who participated in recent protests to get tested for COVID-19 during Tuesday’s event.
No appointment is needed and drive-through and walk-up testing will be available. A photo ID is required. Free surgical masks will be provided to those receiving tests while available.
The event is co-sponsored by radio personality and community advocate DJ Greg Street, The Family Health Centers of Georgia, Drinking Partners Coffee of Atlanta, and MARTA.
For more information, call 1-800-935-6721.
Atlanta City Council
The Atlanta City Council is the chief policy-making body for the City of Atlanta. It acts by considering and enacting all laws that govern the City. The council also approves the operating and capital budgets for the City as recommended by the mayor, and it continually monitors revenues and expenditures for local government operations. The Atlanta City Council reviews and has final say on many land-use and zoning matters. Major economic development projects for the City also fall under the council’s consideration.
The Atlanta City Council is comprised of 12 districts and three at-large posts. Council representatives include: Council President: Felicia A. Moore; District 1: Carla Smith; District 2: Amir Farokhi; District 3: Antonio Brown; District 4: Cleta Winslow; District 5: Natalyn Mosby Archibong; District 6: Jennifer N. Ide; District 7: Howard Shook; District 8: J.P. Matzigkeit; District 9: Dustin Hillis; District 10: Andrea L. Boone; District 11: Marci Collier Overstreet; District 12: Joyce M. Sheperd; Post 1 At-Large: Michael Julian Bond; Post 2 At-Large: Matt Westmoreland; and Post 3 At-Large: Andre Dickens.