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COVID-19 Testing

Last Updated: 9/13/2021 11:04 PM

Community COVID-19 testing sites are being held throughout San Bernardino County. Samples will be collected using a swab in the nostril or in the mouth. These samples are then sent to a lab to test for the virus that causes COVID-19 (SARS‑CoV‑2 virus).

PCR Test for a student/child/adult:

What is a PCR test?

A polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test is performed to detect genetic material from a specific organism, such as a virus. The test detects the presence of a virus if you are infected at the time of the test. The test could also detect fragments of virus even after you are no longer infected.

What is a COVID-19 PCR test?

A PCR test for COVID-19 is a test used to diagnosis people who are currently infected with SARS-CoV-2, which is the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The PCR test is the “gold standard” test for diagnosing COVID-19 because it’s the most accurate and reliable test.

Where can your a student/child/staff get a PCR Test?

Testing Information Website: https://sbcovid19.com/testing-sites/

Make an appointment online or some accept walk-ins; testing is FREE.

Hook Community Center

10am-6pm, Tuesday-Saturday

14973 Joshua Street. Victorville 92394

Walk-up only; testing is FREE.

 

 

San Bernardino County Testing Sites

It is highly recommended you make an appointment on-line to test at these County-run sites. Please do not call or e-mail. If you walk-in with no appointment, you will have a longer wait. Testing is FREE.

San Bernardino County Residents: to make an appointment, click here.

 

San Bernardino County Health Centers

San Bernardino County Health Centers provide services for underserved and vulnerable populations in the county. Testing at County Health Centers is held indoors and open to the general public by appointment only, Monday – Friday from 1 – 5 p.m.

 

Adelanto Health Center

11336 Bartlett Ave., Suite 11, Adelanto

 

Hesperia Health Center

16453 Bear Valley Rd., Hesperia

 

RiteAid

Following the release of the CDC’s new guidelines on safely reopening schools, regular testing will be critical to protecting students and their families against the virus while we wait for the vaccine to be administered widely. Rite Aid now offers PCR, simple self-swab nasal tests at all drive-through locations.

Rite Aid's COVID-19 nasal tests are available for all individuals four years of age and older, regardless if they are experiencing virus symptoms. Customers are required to pre-register online at www.riteaid.com/covid-19  to schedule an appointment for testing. A parent or legal guardian must give consent for children ages 4-17 and accompany them to the appointment with a photo ID.