by Publisher CoachellaValley | October 29, 2020 12:53 pm
Free Coronavirus Testing Mobile Centers Coming to the Coachella Valley, Valleywide – Here are your dates, times & locations…
COACHELLA VALLEY, CA — Riverside County’s mobile testing team is returning to the Coachella Valley beginning this weekend to provide free coronavirus tests to residents.
On specific dates over the next several weeks, Riverside University Health System – Public Health will host free testing sites Valleywide.
Testing is for everyone, regardless of immigration status, insurance, or whether one has symptoms or not. There is no charge to the individual.
On specific dates over the next several weeks, the Riverside University Health System – Public Health mobile testing team will hold the free community testing events at:
Grace Church, in the unincorporated area adjacent to the City of Desert Hot Springs, 17‑400 Bubbling Wells Rd., 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31.
The Palm Springs Convention Center, located in Palm Springs, 277 N. Avenida Caballeros, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Nov. 3 and Nov. 4.
Desert Palms Apartments in Coachella, 50-600 Suncrest St., 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Nov. 4.
The Palm Desert Community Center in Palm Desert, 43-900 San Pablo Ave., 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Nov. 12 and Nov. 13.
“We know we need to increase testing throughout the county and residents are responding to the call, as seen in our recent record number of tests over the past two weeks,” said Supervisor V. Manuel Perez. “We want to bring testing closer to our communities, and we thank businesses and communities for partnering with us to provide locations for testing events.”
Sun City Palm Desert, 38-180 Del Webb Blvd., Palm Desert, Nov. 6, for residents of Sun City Palm Desert.
The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens in Palm Desert, 47-900 Portola Ave., Nov. 9, for staff and volunteers of The Living Desert and their families.
All of the mobile events supplement the county-operated testing site at the Riverside County Fairgrounds in Indio, and state-operated testing sites in Desert Hot Springs and Indio. Riverside County residents are also getting tested at pharmacies, community health centers, nonprofit health clinics, hospitals, private testing sites and urgent cares, county officials said.
To speed up the process, appointments are highly recommended. Appointments can be made online at:
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