LOS ANGELES - Rite Aid is expanding its COVID-19 testing capacity with 161 new drive-thru testing sites opening Thursday across 13 states, including more than a dozen locations in Los Angeles and Orange counties.
Testing will be available by appointment for people 18 years of age or older, regardless of whether the person is experiencing symptoms, according to Rite Aid.
Results are expected in three to five days, a company spokesperson said.
Southland locations providing testing starting Thursday are:
-- 1208 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Gardena;
-- 107 S. Long Beach Blvd., Compton;
-- 2059 S. Garey Ave., Pomona;
-- 1035 N. Magnolia Ave., Anaheim;
-- 1700 W. Whittier Blvd,, La Habra;
-- 9333 Whittier Blvd., Pico Rivera;
-- 8447 Alondra Blvd., Paramount;
-- 2300 Harbor Blvd. Suite G, Costa Mesa;
-- 30551 Gateway Place, Rancho Mission Viejo;
-- 1356 West Avenue J, Lancaster;
-- 37950 47th Street E., Palmdale;
-- 13803 Foothill Blvd., Sylmar;
-- 1038 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena; and
-- 11321 National Blvd., Los Angeles.
The sites will utilize self-swab nasal tests overseen by Rite Aid pharmacists and will operate weekdays from 10 a.m to 8 p.m., and weekends from10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Patients must provide government-issued ID, be at least 18 and pre-register online at www.riteaid.com to schedule an appointment.