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If you have symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone with the virus, Mercer Medicine now has its own FDA-approved COVID-19 testing lab providing results typically within just two business days. Call (478) 301-4111 to schedule a telehealth visit to determine if you should take a Covid-19 test.

 

COVID-19 Testing Locations

We offer two convenient locations in Macon.

Downtown Macon
250 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Macon, GA 31210

Macon Campus
1327 Stadium Drive
Macon, GA 31207

Symptoms

According to the CDC, people with COVID-19 have experienced a wide range of symptoms, which may appear 2-14 days after exposure. These symptoms may include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

For your safety and the safety of others, masks are required to be worn at all times during your visit. 

Learn more about our COVID-19 Precautions.

Please note, COVID-19 testing is only available at Mercer Medicine Downtown Macon and at our Student Health locations.

Call (478) 301-4111 to schedule your appointment

COVID-19 Testing Procedure

At both testing locations (Downtown Macon and Macon Campus), you are required to stay in your vehicle if you are having symptoms.

Mercer Medicine Downtown Macon

  1. You must first have an appointment with a primary care provider to determine if a COVID-19 test is required.
  2. If your provider determines you should have a COVID-19 test, the testing team will make an appointment with you.
  3. Arrive on time for your appointment, following the signs in the parking lot directing you to the COVID-19 testing lot behind the building.
  4. Park and call the front desk 478-301-4111 to inform them you have arrived and the number of the spot where you are parked.
  5. The testing team will arrive to administer your test.
  6. Results are returned typically within 48 hours.

Mercer Medicine Macon Campus

  1. Mercer University faculty, staff, and students may make an appointment to have a COVID-19 test at this link.
  2. Arrive on time for your appointment. Park in the designated spots near the entrance to the Campus Health clinic.
  3. If you are symptomatic, please remain in your vehicle and call 478-301-7425 to inform the office you have arrived. The testing team will arrive to administer your test.
  4. If you are NOT symptomatic, you may enter the building and complete the test in the Campus Health center.
  5. Results are returned typically within 48 hours.