San Bernardino County offering drive-thru coronavirus testing

The San Bernardino County Public Health Department will conduct drive-thru coronavirus testing on Friday, March 27.

The specimen collection for COVID-19 testing will be available for the public by appointment only. 

There is a current shortage of COVID-19 tests nationwide and those that are at high-risk will have priority testing, according to Public Health. Those who wish to get tested must be experiencing a fever, cough and respiratory issues such as shortness of breath.

Appointments must be made in advance. To schedule an appointment, click here.

Residents of San Bernardino are encouraged to stay home as much as possible while only participating in essential activities, such as critical work functions and shopping for necessities.

County officials say they understand these measures are challenging, but social distancing will help to protect all residents in the communities. Public Health officials encourage older adults and those with chronic medical conditions to take additional precautions to avoid getting sick with the disease.

More coronavirus information that relates to San Bernardino County can be found on the county's website here.

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