CA National Guard Will Help Keep Sac County COVID-19 Test Sites Open

A California healthcare worker conducts a coronavirus test in a drive-through setting.  The California National Guard will work with Sacramento County to reopen closed testing sites.

A California healthcare worker conducts a coronavirus test in a drive-through setting. The California National Guard will work with Sacramento County to reopen closed testing sites.

Sacramento County officials say they have reached an agreement with the California National Guard Collection Transport and Analysis Team that will allow for the reopening of five community COVID-19 test sites. Those site had been shutdown do to supply chain issues experienced by the County's health partner, UC Davis.

The CA National Guard CTAT will handle testing at the Valley-hi Library located at 7400 Imagination Parkway in Elk Grove today. Testing is first come, first served and testing capacity is limited.

The CTAT will have the other four testing sites throughout Sacramento up and running starting the week of July 13th on the following schedule:

  • Tuesday, July 14 – Natomas Unified School District​ (1931 Arena Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95934​)
  • Wednesday, July 15 –Robertson Community Center (3525 Norwood Avenue)​​
  • Thursday, July 16 –La Familia’s Maple Neighborhood Center (3301 37th Ave, Room 7 - park on 36th Ave)
  • Friday, July 17 –S​outh Sacramento Christian Center (7710 Stockton Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95823-This site will also service clients from Tetteh Pediatric Health)

Testing at those locations on the specified dates will be for people whose appointments were cancelled at the time testing was ended.

The operation of the sites will be reassessed on a weekly basis.

For more information about testing in Sacramento County, click to their COVID-19 Testing webpage.

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