The County is to Open a New COVID-19 to Test the Site in Atascadero Next Week’s Atascadero News


San Luis Obispo, The County Department of public Health is offering a new opportunity for people in the Northern Province, in order to gain access to COVID-19 tests, with no out-of-pocket expenses. The beginning of the next week in Atascadero, this test will be made available on request from Monday to Thursday, from August 10 to August 20.

“If you are experiencing any of the symptoms or a contact of a known case may be, take a test, and then to isolate yourself in order to avoid the potential for the spread of the disease, and while you are waiting for the results,” said Dr. Penny Borenstein, County Health Officer. When the test has been and continues to be a somewhat limited resource, and we are pleased to be able to provide this new testing option for the community. Our site is in Grover Beach and Atascadero have a lot of testing appointments will become available.”

The test is available free of charge to the people. For those of you who have health insurance, this information will be collected from you when you register for an event, and it is no co-pay is required.

Free trial of the sites will also continue to be available in the Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo:


The pavilion on the Lake 9315 Pismo Ave.

Monday – Thursday, August 10 to August 20,

7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Grover Beach

Ramona Garden Park, 993 Ramona Ave.

Monday – Friday (ongoing)

7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

San Luis Obispo

SLO Vets Hall, 801 Grand Ave.

Monday – Friday (ongoing)

7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

To make an appointment to Visit The County is contracting with the OptumServe to provide this service to the community.

Note from the editor: Paso Robles, and the Press and The Atascadero News, and will continue to provide updates, and publish the expenditures for the County’s Public Health Department with respect to the COVID-19, as it relates to the county’s residents are provided for informational purposes only. None of the information presented should be construed as medical advice or a suggestion as to how to deal with the protection of your personal health and your personal freedom. Every single one of our readers expect that, and research is needed in order to be aware of their individual needs and responsibilities. Our County Health Officer, Dr. Penny Borenstein, is an MD with a master’s degree in Public Health.


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