COVID-19 Testing in the City of Alameda
The City of Alameda offers free COVID-19 testing by appointment only every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, until further notice. Click here to schedule an appointment. You will complete a brief COVID-19 assessment and schedule a telemedicine appointment to speak with a medical provider. At that time, you will receive available dates and times for your testing appointment.
WHO: Anyone over 2 years old is able to be tested. Individuals do not need to be experiencing symptoms to be tested and testing is provided at no cost. If you have insurance, enter your plan information when you schedule your appointment. If you do not have insurance, government funding will cover all costs.
WHAT: Molecular PCR COVID-19 tests administered by medical personnel. At your scheduled testing appointment, you will be provided information on how to obtain your test results, which will be available within 48-72 hours.
WHERE: 2175 Monarch Street, Alameda, CA 94501 (Alameda Point location, by appointment only).
WHEN: Testing is done by appointment only every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm, until further notice.
HOW: Click here to schedule an appointment. You will complete a brief COVID-19 assessment and schedule a telemedicine appointment to speak with a Medical Provider. At that time, you will receive available dates and times for your testing appointment.
Additional COVID-19 Testing Locations
The County's website has testing information and locations here and here.
The State released a new website here that allows you to enter your zip code to find State testing facilities in our area.
How to get treatment
If you develop any of these warning signs for COVID-19, get emergency medical attention immediately:
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion or inability to rouse
- Bluish lips or face
If you need to go to the hospital, call ahead so they can prepare for your arrival. If you call 911, tell the operator you have coronavirus symptoms so ambulance workers can be ready to treat you safely.