LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — Long Beach residents can now receive coronavirus testing at three city-operated sites regardless of whether they are showing any symptoms of COVID-19.
People who are displaying symptoms will be given priority when making appointments, as will people with underlying health conditions and those over age 65.READ MORE: Report: LA Sheriff Halting Use Of COVID Testing Provider Fulgent Over Alleged Ties To China
“Widespread testing, along with robust contact tracing, is an important tool in our fight against COVID-19,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.
“Everyone in Long Beach who wants to be tested for coronavirus should feel free to sign up for an appointment at any one of the city-operated testing locations.”READ MORE: Edward Badalian, Daniel Rodriguez Charged With Conspiracy, Assault In Connection With Jan. 6 Capitol Breach
Here are the sites offering testing for asymptomatic residents:
- Cabrillo High School, 2001 Santa Fe Ave., operating 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.
- Jordan High School, 6500 Atlantic Ave., from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.
- Veterans Memorial Stadium, 5000 E. Lew Davis St., weekends from 3 to 5 p.m.
Appointments can be made on the city’s website or by calling 562-570-4636.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Should You Expect Another Relief Payment?
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