Mayor London Breed announced today the addition of three COVID-19 testing sites, including one in Ingleside at City College of San Francisco’s Ocean Campus.
The purpose of the expansion is to bring testing to underserved neighborhoods and increase the city’s capacity to test workers and residents who may be exhibiting symptoms of the virus.
“As we continue toward universal testing, it’s critical that we focus on reaching communities that have historically been underserved and that don’t have as many testing resources available to them,” Breed said in a news release.
Aside from City College, the other site is a mobile facility stationed in the Tenderloin and the other is set up in Hunters View.
These three facilities allow the city to conduct over 500 additional tests per day.
There were a total of 2,131 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 36 related deaths, the San Francisco Department of Public Health reported on Monday, May 18.
City College’s testing site, located at 50 Frida Kahlo Way in the Student Health Center, is run by the state of California. Any San Francisco resident may make an appointment to be tested there.
For more information about testing, contact your primary health care provider, call 311 or visit https://sf.gov/find-out-how-get-tested-coronavirus.
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