MercyMed provides access to healthcare and resources for the underserved. During the COVID-19 Pandemic, we will continue to offer new information and treatment. Click on the following links for updated resources in our community.
Testing for COVID-19
For information about COVID-19 testing, contact MercyMed or your local health department.
Columbus Health Department at (706) 321-6300
Russell County Health Department (334) 297-0251
MercyMed of Columbus offers testing by appointment only (706) 507-9209
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:
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 and Peter Huwe, PhD, of Mercer University School of Medicine led a call on the COVID-19 Vaccine to discuss study results and clinical implications with a Q&A session at the end:
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
What can I do now that school is closed? Are my children at risk of COVID-19 infection? What symptoms do children have? Here is useful information for parents: