Daxon: Several COVID testing sites now in Brea – OCRegister

10December 2020

Required a COVID test? Brea has 5 locations for coronavirus testing, consisting of 3 drive-thru sites.

Some sites require visits. Call initially to discover.

Many take insurance coverage and email your laboratory outcomes. Just keep in mind that masks are required at all checking sites.

The CVS Drug Store at 390 N. Brea Boulevard at Lambert Roadway has drive-up testing by visit just. Clients must live in California and be 18 or older. Call 714-256-4486 for available visits.

Sameday Screening uses drive-thru and walk-up testing at the Brea Plaza Center at Imperial Highway and Associated Roadway. The testing site remains in the rear parking area, near the film theatre and there are 3 lanes for drive-in testing and one for walk-ups.

Masks are required and social distancing practiced.

They offer the PCR anterior nasal swab test, the only test currently accepted as travel coupons and for getting in foreign countries, and the rapid antigen test with results in 15 minutes. There is no out-of-pocket charge for either test if you have insurance coverage, and PCR test outcomes are available in two days or less. If you desire your outcomes faster, you can pay at the time of testing and get an expense to submit to your insurance coverage for reimbursement.

“We are seeing 30 to 50 clients a day,” stated Sameday Screening’s site supervisor Jay Vandine.

What if somebody strolls up without a consultation? No issue. He stated no one is turned away and whole families typically come through the drive-in lanes so they can all get tested at the very same time.

The site can accommodate 1,000 cars daily.

Save time by scheduling your visit at www.sameday-testing.co.

The site’s hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays.

The site has 2 site managers and 2 doctor who administer the tests. When the vaccine becomes available in California the Brea Plaza site is completely equipped to administer it, Sameday Screening’s spokesperson Emily Smith stated. Great to know.

At the Brea Mall, Collection Sites is also providing practical COVID testing. Its purple-and-white embellished site is easy to spot on the upper level parking area by the former Sears/Q store, near California Pizza Kitchen.

You can book your visit online at www.testbeforeyougo.com. The site is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. Their doctor offer a rapid antigen nasal swab test to see if you have the infection, and a rapid antibody finger-prick blood test, which according to the CDC can to reveal past COVID-19 infection. Insurance coverage is accepted, and same-day outcomes are emailed to individuals from a qualified laboratory.

Brea Urgent Care at 3995 W. Central Ave. uses COVID testing and no visit or referral is required. Hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and 8 am. to 6 p.m. weekends. Call 714-494-2828 for more details.

Med Post Urgent Care in the Brea Union Plaza, 2415 East Imperial Highway, uses PCR testing from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. No visit or referrals needed. For questions, call 714-881-4175.

The county of Orange has free COVID-19 testing at the Costa Mesa Fairgrounds and the Anaheim Convention Center. Register at: https://360clinic.fulgentgenetics.com.

Terri Daxon is a freelance author and the owner of Daxon Marketing Communications. She provides her viewpoint on Brea problems twice a month. Contact her at daxoncomm@gmail.com.Source: ocregister.com

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