COMPTON (CBSLA) — Compton residents can now receive free coronavirus testing via a mobile lab established by the St. John’s Well Child and Family Center.
The mobile testing site will operate every Tuesday by appointment only. Each Tuesday, the lab will be stationed at a different Compton Unified School District school site through May 26.READ MORE: 73-Year-Old Man Diagnosed With Schizophrenia Reported Missing In Palmdale
Each site has been chosen in response to the stark racial disparities stemming from COVID-19 infections, said officials from St. John’s.READ MORE: 101 Freeway Closed In Hollywood For Death Investigation
Those in the community who are symptomatic or have been directly exposed to the virus can be tested for free.MORE NEWS: Disney World, Disneyland Will Require All Guests To Wear Masks Indoors Starting Friday
Appointments can be made by calling (323) 337-6976 or (213) 309-6484. On May 5, the mobile testing unit will be at Walton Middle School.