Additional Information Regarding Testing:
The surge testing site at the Kern County Fairgrounds in Bakersfield, California will open today at 2:00pm PT. You can pre-register here. Walk-ups are also accepted.
Testing at the surge locations is available to all individuals – including those experiencing symptoms; those who believe they may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19; and anyone who is worried about possibly having the virus. Individuals seeking testing do not need to be a resident of the community where these testing sites are located. Individuals under 18 years old must have a parent or legal guardian present to consent to testing. Results are expected to be available 3-5 days following a test.