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City Of LA: You No Longer Need An Appointment To Get A Coronavirus Test

A sign at the entrance to a COVID-19 test site at Carbon Health in Echo Park. (Chava Sanchez/LAist)
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As of today, you won't need an appointment to get tested for COVID-19 at any of the sites run by the city of L.A. And you'll be able to register while standing in line.

Angelenos can now just show up at any city-run site, seven days a week, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. to get a test.

You'll need to bring a few things with you:

  • Insurance information, if you have it.
  • OR a valid form of ID.

Coronavirus tests are free. (The Mayor guarantees it.)

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If you still want to make an appointment, you can do that on the city's website.

Another factor to keep in mind: the new rules only apply at test sites run by the city. L.A. County sites will still require an appointment.

City-run testing sites include:

  • Edendale Library - Echo Park (2011 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 90026)
  • Hansen Dam Recreational Center (11798 Foothill Blvd., Lake View Terrace, 91342)
  • Kedren Community Health Center (4211 S. Avalon Blvd., Los Angeles, 90011)
  • L.A. Union (800 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, 90012)
  • Lincoln Park (3501 Valley Blvd., Los Angeles, 90031)
  • Pierce College (20498 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills, 91306)
  • San Fernando Park (208 Park Ave., San Fernando, 91340)

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