covid19

Health Care

Kern County

COVID-19 Testing Sites in Kern County

State Testing Sites:

  • OPTUMServe 9 - Kern County 

204 South Hill Street Arvin, CA, 93203
Hours of Operation: 0700-1900 on Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat

Schedule an appointment here: https://lhi.care/covidtesting 

  • Bakersfield - Kern County

2081 Ridge Road Bakersfield, CA, 93305
Hours of Operation: 8AM - 2PM on Sun-Thurs

Schedule an appointment here: https://www.projectbaseline.com/study/covid-19/

  • OPTUMServe 1 - Kern County

1142 South P Street Bakersfield, CA, 93307
Hours of Operation: 0700-1900 on Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat

Schedule an appointment here: https://lhi.care/covidtesting

  • OPTUMServe 2 - Kern County

15580 O Street Mojave, CA, 93501
Hours of Operation: 0700-1900 on Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat

Schedule an appointment here: https://lhi.care/covidtesting

Community Testing Sites:

  • Priority Urgent Care: 

No physician referral required; Testing by appointment only; No drive-through testing. Test type: Molecular Test. Learn More

2509 Mt Vernon Ave #107 Bakersfield, CA 93306
Hours: Mon-Frid: 8am-8pm Sat-Sun: 8am-5pm

4821 Panama Lane Bakersfield, CA 93313
Hours: Mon-Frid: 8am-8pm Sat-Sun: 8am-5pm

1345 Allen Rd #300 Bakersfield, CA 93314
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-9pm Sat-Sun: 9am-6pm


For more information, please visit the testing site provider's website or call (661) 556-4777. 

  • Richard Prado Senior Center:

No physician referral required; Testing by appointment only. Test type: Molecular Test.
Learn More. 

This is a drive-thru only location.
Please register online to schedule an appointment.
2081 Ridge Road, Bakersfield, CA
Hours: Sunday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information, please visit the testing site provider's website or call (661) 323-8624.

  • Quest Diagnostics:

Locations:

3535 San Dimas St Ste 18, Bakersfield, CA 93301
Hours: 7:30 AM-4:00 PM Monday-Friday

2001 17th St, Bakersfield, CA 93301
Hours: 7:00 AM-11:45 AM,12:45 PM-4:00 PM Monday-Friday

807d Tucker Rd Ste D, Tehachapi, CA 93561
Hours: 7:00 AM-11:30 AM,12:30 PM-2:00 PM Monday - Friday

9500 Stockdale Hwy Ste 102, Bakersfield, CA 93311
Hours: 7:30 AM-4:30 PM Monday-Friday

9908 Brimhall Ste 103, Bakersfield, CA 93312
Hours: 7:30 AM-12:00 PM,1:00 PM-4:30 PM Monday-Friday

COVID-19 testing only (no screening),
Physician referral required; Testing by appointment only; No drive-through testing Test type: Antibody Test
Antibody tests are not FDA approved for diagnosis of COVID-19. Learn More

With QuestDirect, an individual can request the test and purchase it online. Each test request is reviewed and, if appropriate, an order for testing is issued by a licensed physician. Individuals have the opportunity to speak with a licensed physician about their results.
After purchasing the service online, an individual will be prompted to schedule an appointment for a blood draw at one of the 2,200 patient service centers Quest Diagnostics operates around the United States. For the safety of our patients and employees, individuals must not have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 for at least 10 days; wear a face mask; and pass a contact-less temperature check.
For more information, please visit the testing site provider's website or call 866-MYQUEST.

  • Accelerated Urgent Care:

Physician referral required; No appointment required; Drive-through testing. Test type: Molecular Test. Learn More.

Main Testing - Bakersfield - 212 Coffee Road 8am-9pm

Bakersfield – 9917 Olive Drive 8am – 9m

Bakersfield – 2400 K Street 8am – 9pm

Bakersfield – 9710 Brimhall Road 8am – 9pm

Bakersfield – 4871 White Lane 8am – 12am

For more information, please visit the testing site provider's website or call (661) 885-6060.

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in California

  • Agency: State of California 
  • Description:California remains under a statewide stay-home-order. Six key health and scientific indicators will be considered before modifying state’s stay-at-home order.
  • Link(s): https://covid19.ca.gov/
  • Type of assistance: informational
  • Amount:N/A
  • Restrictions/Eligibility: N/A
  • Due date: N/A
  • Time before assistance is approved: N/A

Disability Insurance

  • Agency: Labor and Workforce Development Agency
  • Description: If you're unable to work due to medical quarantine or illness related to COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional)
  • Link(s): https://www.labor.ca.gov/coronavirus2019/#chart
  • Type of assistance: Approximately 60-70 percent of wages (depending on income)
  • Amount: Ranges from $50-$1,300 a week
  • Restrictions/Eligibility: California worker
  • Due date: Short-term benefit payments to eligible workers who have a full or partial loss of wages due to a non-work-related illness, injury, or pregnancy.
  • Time before assistance is approved: $50-$1,300 a week for up to 52 weeks.
    US Citizens and Legal Residents: ITIN and/or Undocumented:
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