MercyMed provides access to healthcare and resources for the underserved. Click on the following links for updated resources in our community.
Testing for COVID-19
MercyMed offers Drive-up COVID-19 rapid testing at our 2nd Avenue location by appointment only. Call (706) 507-9209 and select option 1 to leave a message for the COVID scheduling team.
For other COVID-19 testing resources, contact your local health department.
Columbus Health Department at (706) 321-6300
Russell County Health Department (334) 297-0251
Relief and Assistance
Are you or your business suffering hardship as a result of COVID-19? Would you like to assist others in need? Here is a new website dedicated to COVID-19 relief in the Chattahoochee Valley:
Would you like to know the results of the MercyMed Mass Testing in our Community? What do the numbers mean for our area? Where do we go from here? Join Dr. Joyce Kim, our Chief Medical Officer, in a pre-recorded Zoom video:
Myths and misinformation about COVID-19 on social and other media outlets make it difficult to know where to get reliable, dependable information. Here are our favorite links that combine research and common sense.
Our Doctors recorded an informative video of a trustworthy, level-headed conversation about the Coronavirus:
Dr. Kim compiled reliable information from the World Health Organization here:
WHO has a page which includes guidance, videos, messaging, and posters on basic protective measures against COVID-19, when and how to use masks, and advice.
CDC General Information and Situation Updates
Information for Parents
Are my children at risk of COVID-19 infection? What symptoms do children have? Here is useful information for parents: