Cal Fire, San Diego County health officials opening COVID-19 testing sites in rural areas

Video Shows What Drive-through Coronavirus Testing Is Like
Posted at 9:22 AM, May 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-26 12:29:17-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- San Diego County’s COVID-19 testing efforts are expanding into rural parts of the region.

On Tuesday, Cal Fire San Diego and county health officials opened the first of five appointment-only, drive-up testing sites for residents living in rural areas.

The Julian testing location -- at the San Diego County Library on 1850 Hwy 78 -- began testing at 9 a.m. and will run through 2 p.m.

The other locations opening this week:

  • Wednesday, May 27, Pine Valley (9 a.m-2 p.m.): Old SDCF Fire Station, 28850 A Old Hwy 80
  • Thursday, May 28, Valley Center (9 a.m-2 p.m.): San Diego County Library, 29200 Cole Grade Road
  • Friday, May 29, Borrego Springs (9 a.m-2 p.m.): San Diego County Library 2580 Country Club Road
  • Saturday, May 30, Potrero (9 a.m-2 p.m.): San Diego County Library, 24883 Potrero Valley Road

Appointments for the free testing can be made by calling 211.