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18 Sep, Friday
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Orange County has officially set up $65 Covid-19 testing centers for insured and uninsured patients.

UCI Health, Alta-Med and Nhan Hoa Comprehensive Health Care Clinic are named as the primary provider of testing sites. Covid-19 testing centers in Orange County are concentrated around mid-county by Anaheim, Garden Grove, Santa Ana and Huntington Beach, Orange and Irvine. A testing site in San Clemente is setup for local patients with a doctors order to be tested.

The United States President declared a national state of emergency Friday, March 13 in response to the covid-19 pandemic. Coupled with the Stafford act and a national public health emergency, the United States government is trying to contain and slow the spread of covid-19. The last enactment of a national state of emergency for public health was under Obama in October 2009 for the H1N1 Influenza Pandemic.