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August 3, 2020

Where to get a Covid-19 test in Monterey County

MONTEREY COUNTY — Health officials throughout the nation have said testing is an essential factor in the battle against the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), and with case numbers rising in communities near and far, getting a test is critical to understanding where the virus is and how officials can better contain it.

Most Covid-19 tests last minutes and are easy to schedule either online or over the phone. Many sites also offer free testing for those that are uninsured.

Here’s where you can get a Covid-19 test in Monterey County:

Natividad Pop-Up Drive-Thru Testing in Chualar
Location: Chualar Elementary School, 24285 Lincoln St. (enter from South Street)
Open: Thursday, July 2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Contact: natividad.com
Serves: General public (first 100 participants only)
Cost: Free

Community Testing Site in Greenfield
Location: Greenfield Library, 315 El Camino Real
Open: Tuesday-Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Contact: lhi.care/covidtesting or 1-888-634-1123
Serves: General public (by appointment only)
Cost: Free

Community Testing Site in Salinas
Location: Monterey County Agricultural Center, 1428 Abbott St.
Open: Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Contact: lhi.care/covidtesting or 1-888-634-1123
Serves: General public (by appointment only)
Cost: Free

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Drive-Thru Testing in Monterey
Location: 980 Fremont St., parking lot C
Open: Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. (times vary)
Contact: plannedparenthood.org
Serves: General public (first-come, first-served)
Cost: Free with insurance

Other testing sites open to Monterey County residents:

Community Testing Site in Hollister
Location: Veteran’s Memorial Building, 649 San Benito St.
Open: Sunday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Contact: lhi.care/covidtesting or 1-888-634-1123
Serves: General public (by appointment only)
Cost: Free

Community Testing Site in Watsonville
Location: Ramsay Park Family Center, 1301 Main St.
Open: Wednesday-Sunday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact: lhi.care/covidtesting or 1-888-634-1123
Serves: General public (by appointment only)
Cost: Free


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Dónde obtener una prueba de Covid-19 en el condado de Monterey

CONDADO DE MONTEREY — Funcionarios de salud en todo el país han dicho que las pruebas son un factor esencial en la batalla contra el nuevo coronavirus (Covid-19), y con el aumento del número de casos en comunidades cercanas y lejanas, hacerse una prueba es fundamental para comprender dónde está el virus y cómo los funcionarios pueden contenerlo mejor.

La mayoría de las pruebas de Covid-19 duran minutos y son fáciles de programar en línea o por teléfono. Muchos sitios también ofrecen pruebas gratuitas para aquellos que no tienen seguro.

Aquí puede obtener una prueba de Covid-19 en el condado de Monterey:

Natividad Pop-Up Drive-Thru Pruebas en Chualar
Ubicación: Chualar Elementary School, 24285 Lincoln St. (ingrese desde South Street)
Abierto: jueves 2 de julio, de 10 a.m. a 3 p.m.
Contacto: natividad.com
Sirve: Público en general (solo los primeros 100 participantes)
Costo: Gratis

Sitio de pruebas comunitarias en Greenfield
Ubicación: Biblioteca Greenfield, 315 El Camino Real
Abierto: martes a sábado, de 8 a.m. a 8 p.m.
Contacto: lhi.care/covidtesting o 1-888-634-1123
Sirve: Público en general (solo con cita previa)
Costo: Gratis

Sitio de pruebas comunitarias en Salinas
Ubicación: Centro Agrícola del Condado de Monterey, 1428 Abbott St.
Abierto: martes a sábado, de 7:30 a.m. a 8 p.m.
Contacto: lhi.care/covidtesting o 1-888-634-1123
Sirve: Público en general (solo con cita previa)
Costo: Gratis

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Drive-Thru Pruebas en Monterey
Ubicación: 980 Fremont St., estacionamiento C
Abierto: martes y jueves, de 9 a.m. a 12 p.m. y de 1 a 4 p.m. (los horarios varían)
Contacto: plannedparenthood.org
Sirve: Público en general (por orden de llegada)
Costo: Gratis con seguro

Otros sitios de prueba abiertos a los residentes del Condado de Monterey:

Sitio de pruebas comunitarias en Hollister
Ubicación: Veteran’s Memorial Building, 649 San Benito St.
Abierto: domingo a jueves, de 8 a.m. a 8 p.m.
Contacto: lhi.care/covidtesting o 1-888-634-1123
Sirve: Público en general (solo con cita previa)
Costo: Gratis

Sitio de pruebas comunitarias en Watsonville
Ubicación: Ramsay Park Family Center, 1301 Main St.
Abierto: miércoles a domingo, de 7 a.m. a 7 p.m.
Contacto: lhi.care/covidtesting o 1-888-634-1123
Sirve: Público en general (solo con cita previa)
Costo: Gratis

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