Free COVID-19 testing coming to Kennedy High in Richmond

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Free COVID-19 testing is coming to the Kennedy High School campus in Richmond from June 29 through August 16.

Testing will occur Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in 500 Building/County Health Clinic at the school at 4300 Cutting Blvd.

To be tested, you must make a telephone appointment by calling 1 (844) 421-0804. There is no walk-up testing without an appointment. Tests are available for those with or without symptoms and are quick, painless and provides results within days.

The testing is part of a partnership between Contra Costa Health Services and the West Contra Costa Unified School District.

“Testing is key to slowing the spread of COVID-19 and protecting the health of all in our community,” the county said. “Test is available regardless of insurance coverage or citizenship status. We encourage anyone who lives or works in Contra Costa County to get tested.”