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COVID-19 Testing

County to Open New COVID-19 Testing Site in Atascadero Next Week

Author: Joint Information Center
Date: 8/5/2020 3:51:35 PM

Testing is recommended for anyone who is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.


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The County Public Health Department is offering a new opportunity for people in North County to get access to COVID-19 testing with no out-of-pocket costs. Beginning next week in Atascadero, this testing will be available by appointment Monday through Thursday, from August 10 to August 20.

“If you are experiencing symptoms or are a contact of a known case, please get tested and then isolate yourself to avoid potentially spreading the illness while you await the results,” said Dr. Penny Borenstein, County Health Officer. “While testing continues to be a somewhat limited resource, we are happy to be able to provide this new testing option for the community. Our sites in Grover Beach and Atascadero now have a lot of testing appointments available.”

Testing is available at no cost to individuals. For those who have health insurance, information will be collected when registering for an appointment and no co-pay is required.

No-cost testing sites also remain available in Grover Beach and San Luis Obispo:

Atascadero
Pavilion on the Lake, 9315 Pismo Ave.
Monday – Thursday, August 10 through August 20

7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Grover Beach
Ramona Garden Park, 993 Ramona Ave.
Monday – Friday (ongoing)

7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

San Luis Obispo
SLO Vets Hall, 801 Grand Ave.
Monday – Friday (ongoing)

7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

To make an appointment: Visit EmergencySLO.org/testing.

The County is contracting with OptumServe to provide this service to the community.


Condado Abrirá Nuevo Sitio de Pruebas COVID-19 en Atascadero la Próxima Semana

El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado está ofreciendo una nueva oportunidad para que personas en el Condado del Norte tengan acceso a la prueba COVID-19 sin costo de su propio bolsillo. A partir de la próxima semana en Atascadero, esta prueba estará disponible con cita previa de lunes a jueves, del 10 de agosto al 20 de agosto.

"Si usted está experimentando síntomas o es un contacto de un caso conocido, por favor hágase la prueba y luego aíslese para evitar potencialmente propagar la enfermedad mientras espera los resultados", dijo la Dra. Penny Borenstein, Oficial de Salud del Condado. "Aunque las pruebas siguen siendo un recurso algo limitado, estamos encantados de poder proporcionar esta nueva opción de prueba para la comunidad. Nuestros sitios en Grover Beach y Atascadero ahora tienen una gran cantidad de citas de prueba disponibles".

Las pruebas están disponibles sin costo para las personas. Para aquellos que tienen seguro médico, se tomará información al registrarse para una cita y no se requiere copago.

Los sitios de pruebas sin costo también permanecen disponibles en Grover Beach y San Luis Obispo:

Atascadero
Pavilion on the Lake, 9315 Pismo Ave.
Lunes – Jueves, Agosto 10 a Agosto 20

7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Grover Beach
Ramona Garden Park, 993 Ramona Ave.
Lunes – Viernes (continua)

7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

San Luis Obispo
SLO Vets Hall, 801 Grand Ave.
Lunes – Viernes (continua)

7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Para hacer una cita: Visite EmergencySLO.org/testing.

El Condado está contratando con OptumServe para proporcionar este servicio a la comunidad.