CVS Health opening additional COVID-19 test sites in San Diego County

Company slated to have 1,000 test sites across US
Posted at 10:06 AM, May 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-28 13:06:04-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- CVS Health is slated to open additional COVID-19 testing sites around San Diego County on Friday.

CVS Health set a goal of opening 1,000 drive-thru COVID-19 test sites around the U.S. by the end of May. They'll deliver on that promise by opening the last of their test sites on May 29.

The company is adding 91 more locations in California; the seven new test sites in San Diego County:

  • Carlsbad: 2650 Gateway Road
  • Oceanside: 4615 Frazee Road
  • Oceanside: 1980 College Boulevard
  • San Diego: 9225 Twin Trails Drive
  • San Marcos: 1302 West Mission Road
  • San Marcos: 997 Woodland Parkway
  • Vista: 635 South Melrose Drive

Last week, the company opened 14 test sites in California, with seven of those in San Diego County:

  • Carlsbad: 7740 Rancho Santa Fe Road
  • Chula Vista: 16 3rd Avenue Extension
  • Chula Vista: 645 East Palomar Street
  • El Cajon: 1299 Broadway
  • El Cajon: 572 Fletcher Parkway
  • San Diego (Rancho Bernardo): 14589 Camino Del Norte
  • San Diego (Otay Mesa West): 3350 Palm Avenue

The company goal also included the processing of up to 1.5 million tests per month, subject to availability of supplies and lab capacity.
Patients will utilize self-swab tests in their car while monitored by pharmacy technicians, who will provide the test kit and instructions. Tests will be sent to an independent third-party lab, with results available in about three days, according to CVS Health.

The testing will be conducted via drive-thru, and CVS is remind patients to schedule an appointment at