Hayward Drive-Up Testing Site Moved Due To Long Lines, CongestionHayward’s first come, first served COVID-19 testing site is now by appointment only and no longer at Cal State East Bay.
Reopening: Saliva-Based COVID-19 Testing Site Opens For 2-Day Pilot Run In BerkeleyA saliva-based COVID-19 test will be available for two days starting Wednesday in Berkeley with the aim of increasing the speed and availability of testing, according to city officials.
Chinese Hospital Test, Track & Trace Program Stops COVID-19 Outbreak At Chinatown SROA new COVID-19 testing and tracking program is underway to prevent outbreaks in one of San Francisco's most vulnerable communities.
Mayor Breed Announces Increase In San Francisco's COVID-19 Testing CapacitySan Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Wednesday that the city will increase its COVID-19 testing capacity by adding appointments at existing sites and adding new mobile pop-up testing sites.
Health Expert Says Masks Are Most Effective Solution As CA COVID-19 Cases Top 400,000A San Francisco epidemiologist says wearing masks is the most effective way Californians can stop the spread of coronavirus and get back on track to reopen.
Reopening: New COVID-19 Testing Sites Opening In Alameda, Santa Clara CountyAs researchers at the Harvard Global Health Institute are calling for a dramatic increase in COVID-19 testing in California, health officials in Alameda and Santa Clara County have announced they will be opening new testing sites this week.
Coronavirus: Health Officials Say California Needs To Triple COVID-19 Testing Researchers at the Harvard Global Health Institute say California needs to triple the amount of testing that’s currently being done to mitigate the coronavirus.
Reopening: Surge In COVID-19 Cases Forces State Officials To Narrow Criteria On Who Can Be Tested With coronavirus cases rising fast, California overhauled its guidelines Tuesday for who can be tested, prioritizing people who are hospitalized with symptoms, those in close contact with infected people or when necessary to control a local outbreak.
Surge In COVID-19 Cases Strains Testing Capacity Across CaliforniaWorsening coronavirus cases in California and across the country have placed enormous strain on testing capacity and processing of lab results.
SF, Glide Memorial Launch Free COVID-19 Testing Site In San Francisco's TenderloinA pop-up free COVID-19 test site is will be located in the parking lot adjacent to 330 Ellis St. on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is made possible by the SF Department of Public Health and Glide Memorial Church,
Hayward Drive-Up COVID-19 Testing Site Closes Early Due To Rush After 4th Of July WeekendThe COVID-19 testing site at Cal State East Bay in Hayward can swab up to 500 people each day. On Monday after the holiday weekend, there were so many people waiting to get tested, they had to shut down the line at 11:30 a.m.
More People Lining Up To Get Tested For COVID-19 Before July 4 HolidayThe July 4th weekend will be a big test for people in the Bay Area as to whether they can slow down risky behavior. Coronavirus cases are surging in the Bay Area, and so are the number of people looking to get tested.
Reopening: UC Berkeley Researchers Launch Trial Of COVID-19 Saliva TestUC Berkeley researchers announced Tuesday they have begun trials of a saliva test for COVID-19 that would eliminate the need for taking painful nasal swabs.
Study: COVID-19 Testing Proving Fiscally Costly For San Francisco Bay Area CountiesResearchers at UC Berkeley estimate that the costs of testing for the coronavirus and treating confirmed COVID-19 cases across California already has topped $2.4 billion and some Bay Area counties are enduring the state's highest per-capita costs.
Majority Of CoCo County Residents Testing Positive For COVID-19 Under 50As more Contra Costa County residents are being tested for the coronavirus, it has become clearer that an increasing proportion of those who test positive are young, between 20 and 50 years old, county health officials said Tuesday.