Santa Barbara County providing mobile COVID-19 testing unit

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Posted at 5:55 PM, Jan 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-08 20:55:27-05

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department announced Friday that a mobile COVID-19 testing unit will be available starting Monday.

The testing unit will be at CenCal Health in Santa Barbara from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. thereafter.

It will be open from Monday through Friday for a minimum of two weeks at that location.

Testing at the mobile unit will be open to all community members and Public Health will announce where it will move next.

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“Testing is such an important part of fighting COVID that we’re more than happy to work with the Public Health Department to provide the needed space and support,” said Bob Freeman, CEO of CenCal Health, in Friday's release.

Expanded COVID-19 testing is also available in Santa Maria and Isla Vista.