As recommended by the LA County Department of Public Health, priority is given to those in the following groups:
- People with the following symptoms:
- Shortness of breath
- Repeated shaking with chills
- Muscle pain
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
- People working or living in places such as skilled nursing facilities, group homes, residential care facilities, and persons experiencing homelessness.
- People who were in close contact with someone with COVID-19.
And in accordance with California Department of Public Health Testing Guidance, testing is also available when there is additional testing capacity if you do not have symptoms and you are an essential worker with frequent contacts with the public in these sectors: health care, emergency services, food and grocery, retail or manufacturing, public transportation, and education. To view a complete list of the essential worker's group from the California Department of Public Health, click here
LA County COVID-19 Community Testing – Weekly Dashboard
This dashboard summarizes COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing using the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Molecular test at Community Testing Sites in Los Angeles County. Click here to view dashboard.
Click here to view the County-wide map on highest need areas based on COVID-19 mortality rates, positivity rates and testing rates in communities across the County.
Additional information on Countywide COVID-19 testing can be found on the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Dashboard, Long Beach Public Health Dashboard, and the Pasadena Public Heath Dashboard.