Community Sites Partner with New Testing Supplier
Sacramento County and UC Davis worked to secure needed testing supplies and lab services from StemExpress that will start the week of July 20 at the Community-Based COVID-19 Testing Sites. The re-launch of the partnership provides a much-needed service to expand testing that is critical to offer accessible testing led by and within the diverse neighborhoods of Sacramento County.
Each of the five Community-Based Testing site launched next week will have 100 tests per half-day for this first week starting July 20 to transition to the new system, which is expected to scale up the testing capacity to 1,500. UC Davis will continue collecting the specimens at each test site and StemExpress will host a new registration system for all Community-Based sites that will include providing results. StemExpress is expected to be able to turnaround testing results within 72 hours – providing critical information to patients that may be COVID-19 positive.
Testing at all Community-Based sites will be by appointment only, and to start, priority will be given to those on waitlists and/or had cancellations. For testing locations visit our COVID-19 Testing webpage. Appointment details will be updated soon.
The following locations will be accepting appointments for the week of 7/20:
South Sacramento Christian Center
7710 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95823
Robertsons Community Center
Address: 3525 Norwood Avenue
Address: 1931 Arena Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95934
Address: 7248 S Land Park Dr
La Familia Maple Neighborhood Center
Address: 3301 37th Ave, Room 7 – park on 36th Ave
Sacramento County would like to thank the California National Guard for stepping in to provide testing, lab services, and staff who have been stationed at Community Based Testing Sites this week
For more information about COVID-19 in Sacramento County, including data, testing, public health orders and other helpful information visit the COVID-19 Website.