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Free COVID Test Site Opens at SF's Alemany Farmers' MarketFree COVID Test Site Opens at SF’s Alemany Farmers’ Market
By - posted 11/16/2020
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco Reallocates Testing Resources to Serve Neighborhoods Most Impacted by COVID-19 Beginning on Tuesday, November 17, the City will offer free, low-barrier testing fives day week at Alemany Farmer’s Market Mayor London N. Breed and Director of Health Dr. Grant Colfax today announced the CityTestSF COVID-19 testing site at the Alemany more...

COVID Testing: All 12 Free Testing Sites in San FranciscoCOVID Testing: All 12 Free Testing Sites in San Francisco
By - posted 11/16/2020
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates

Anyone living or working in San Francisco can get tested for coronavirus at various locations in the City. As of November 16, 2020, there are currently 12 sites in San Francisco where you can get tested for no charge. Please note that periodically there are free mobile test sites operated by more...

Testing for COVID-19 in SF's PoopTesting for COVID-19 in SF’s Poop
By - posted 11/5/2020
COVID Testing

Thanks to the San Francisco Examiner for letting us know that the city’s sewers might provide an early-warning system against any COVID-19 outbreaks by looking for clues in the city’s poop. Rather than looking at individual people, one tactic to hunt for outbreaks early would be looking for spikes in COVID-19 more...

SF & Oakland to End Verily COVID-19 Testing SitesSF & Oakland to End Verily COVID-19 Testing Sites
By - posted 10/28/2020
Bay Area Updates, COVID Testing

Two of the most populous counties in California, San Francisco and Alameda counties, will be ending their partnership with Verily, Google’s health-focused sister company, who promised to vastly expand Covid-19 testing across the state. Verily’s platform screens symptoms, books appointments and reports test results. California spent $55 million in contracts more...

Oakland Airport Now Has Free Rapid COVID TestingOakland Airport Now Has Free Rapid COVID Testing
By - posted 10/7/2020
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates

While SFO offers tests for $200, thanks to KRON4 for letting us know that Oakland International Airport has begun free rapid COVID-19 testing this week where you can receive your results in 15 minutes. The free tests began on October 6, and you don’t even need a plane ticket to get more...

SFO is the 1st US Airport to Launch Rapid COVID TestingSFO is the 1st US Airport to Launch Rapid COVID Testing
By - posted 9/24/2020
Brand New, COVID Testing, Travel

Attention travelers; it just got easier to fly to Hawaii. SFO will be home to the first COVID-19 pilot testing program for travelers. Travelers can have a 15-minute rapid test done onsite if they’re traveling on United Airlines. The first route that will the program will be from SFO to more...

SFO First US Airport to Launch Rapid COVID TestingSFO First US Airport to Launch Rapid COVID Testing
By - posted 8/24/2020
COVID Testing

SFO has just announced the launch of the first rapid COVID-19 testing program for airport employees in the United States, partnering with Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care to provide employee testing both on-airport and at nearby Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Bay Area care locations. The program launched with the testing of airline flight more...

Berkeley's DIY Pop-Up COVID-19 Test Sites are Back (Aug 18-23)Berkeley’s DIY Pop-Up COVID-19 Test Sites are Back (Aug 18-23)
By - posted 8/18/2020
COVID Testing

A self-administered COVID-19 Test Kiosk from Curative will be at Berkeley Adult School parking lot at 1701 San Pablo, Berkeley for a full week. Testing is available Tuesday, Aug. 18 through Sunday, Aug. 23, from 9 am to 12 pm and from 1 pm to 5:30 pm. Read the full more...

UCSF Starts 1st-in-the-Nation COVID Testing at 24th St. BARTUCSF Starts 1st-in-the-Nation COVID Testing at 24th St. BART
By - posted 7/31/2020
COVID Testing

Thanks to Mission Local and KRON4 for letting us know that UCSF and the Latino Task Force has launched a first-in-the-nation low barrier testing site at a transit hub at 24th Street BART. UCSF and the Latino Task Force launched a COVID-19 Testing site every Wednesday and Friday at the 24th more...

SF Announces More COVID Testing Capacity & Test SitesSF Announces More COVID Testing Capacity & Test Sites
By - posted 7/22/2020
COVID Testing

Mayor London Breed Announces Increase in Testing Capacity and Additional Neighborhood Sites Wednesday, July 22, 2020 City to add 1,400 testing slots at three COVID-19 testing sites and an expansion of CityTestSF. Testing to be located in communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. Mayor London N. Breed today announced new strategies for COVID-19 testing more...

Free COVID-19 Testing in Santa Clara County July 21-25Free COVID-19 Testing in Santa Clara County July 21-25
By - posted 7/20/2020
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

The County of Santa Clara will offer COVID-19 diagnostic testing from July 21-25 at two additional pop-up locations in San Jose and one in Gilroy. No appointments are needed for a free and easy nasal swab test at any of these pop-up locations. Read the full press release. See the full more...

10 Free COVID Testing Sites in Alameda County10 Free COVID Testing Sites in Alameda County
By - posted 7/15/2020
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates

Any resident of Alameda County can now get tested for COVID-19, free of charge, at any community testing site. Related: Find free testing sites in San Francisco You do not need a doctor’s note or medical insurance to get tested, you will not be asked about your immigration status, and most test more...

New Free COVID-19 Testing Site in SF's MissionNew Free COVID-19 Testing Site in SF’s Mission
By - posted 7/9/2020
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

Mayor London Breed Announces New Mobile Testing Site in the Mission and Right to Recover Program to Provide Financial Support for Residents Who Test Positive for COVID-19 Thursday, July 9, 2020 Testing site will operate on Thursdays from 10:00am – 3:00pm in coordination with services provided at the Latino Task Force Resource more...

Every Free COVID-19 Testing Site in San FranciscoEvery Free COVID-19 Testing Site in San Francisco
By - posted 5/2/2020
Bay Area Updates, COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates

All “essential” workers in San Francisco (which pretty much means anyone who is required to work outside the home) are now eligible for COVID-19 testing, regardless of symptoms or exposure. UPDATE: 10 Free COVID-19 Testing Sites for Anyone in San Francisco – 7/15/20 People who feel sick, work with the public, or more...