Orange County has opened up free Covid-19 testing to essential workers and persons who are asymptomatic but have had exposure and cannot receive a test from their doctor.
4 NEW COVID-19 TESTING SITES IN ORANGE COUNTY. The following press release was sent by the Orange County Health Agency, an outside organization. Lake Forest Shop & Dine does not edit press releases and we publish them to bring you direct information. Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent announcement to add more than 80 community-testing sites focused on underserved communities across the state, the OC Health Care Agency (HCA) has partnered with the California Department of Public Health to launch four new testing sites in the cities of Buena Park, Orange, Santa Ana and San Juan Capistrano.
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.
Private doctors are starting to administer Covid-19 tests throughout Orange County, offering certificates saying you are negative and may go back to work. Orange County Deputy Agency Director, Public Health Services David M. Souleles addressed the elusive paperwork and private practice testing groups in Orange County.