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COVID-19 Testing Sites

Monterey County launched two community testing sites in Salinas and Greenfield on Wednesday, May 6th.

Area locations, days and hours (horarios y lugares): 

  • Salinas - Alisal High School, 777 Williams Road, Tuesday through Saturday, 8 am to 8 pm
  • Greenfield - Greenfield Branch of our Monterey County Free Libraries, 315 El Camino Real, Tuesday through Saturday, 8 am to 8 pm
  • Hollister - Veteran’s Memorial Building, 649 San Benito Street, Sunday through Thursday, 8 am to 8 pm
  • Watsonville - Ramsay Park Family Center, 1301 Main Street Wednesday through Sunday, 7 am to 7 pm
  • Paso Robles – American Legion Building, 240 Scott Street, Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm

Testing will be by appointment only. Appointments can be made by  visiting or by calling 1-888-634-1123. Please note that phone registration should only be used for people without internet access.

A nasal or throat swab will be collected, and specimens will be sent to a FDA approved laboratory for COVID-19 PCR testing.  Current turn-around time for results is approximately 3 - 4 days.  Please do not call the Monterey County Health Department seeking test results.  

For those without any insurance, the State will cover the full cost of testing. There is no out of pocket cost for anyone receiving service. 

For more information see the press release.

Las pruebas comunitarias COVID-19 ahora están disponibles para todos los residentes del Condado de Monterey.

Las pruebas están disponibles con una cita en Alisal High School y en la Biblioteca de Greenfield.

No hay necesidad de preocuparse por el costo, el seguro se puede usar para aquellos con cobertura. Para aquellos sin cobertura, el Estado cubrirá el costo total de las pruebas. No hay costo de bolsillo para cualquiera que reciba el servicio. Se pueden hacer citas llamando al 1-888-634-1123 o visitando la página de internet

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