Free COVID-19 PCR and Rapid (Antigen) Covid-19 Testing Site is Open in Lake Balboa
A Free Rapid (Antigen) Covid-19 testing site has opened in Lake Balboa. Located in the Parking Lot of the St Peter Armenian Apostolic Church – 17231 Sherman Way, across from Louise Park near the corner of Louise & Sherman Way. The Testing Center is licensed by the state of CA and provides BOTH RAPID (Antigen) as well as PCR Covid tests. All testing is Free. No appointment is needed according to EZ Testing Center President, Syed Hasan. Several members of West Valley LAPD Volunteer Patrol have already had rapid COVID tests done at this site. Rapid (Antigen) testing detects protein fragments specific to the Coronavirus can be done at this site. Turnaround time is less than 10 minutes which is emailed to you while you wait. You can also order a PCR test which is sent to the lab and takes about 24-hours.
If you are planning to attend a family gathering or take a trip, the RAPID test is ideal for this. However, you might also want to order the PCR test as well.
The information below gives you days and hours of operation and other useful information.
No APPOINTMENT IS NEEDED if you use this service on-site.
Open 7 days a week, hours currently are:
Monday – Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday – Sunday 10am - 2pm
They will be closed on January 1st New Year’s Day and January 6th for Armenian Christmas. Depending on the demand for testing, they may work on extending the hours for the location.
FREE COVID testing is provided to schools, religious organizations, businesses, and the community. There is no cost for all individuals whether they have health insurance or not.
Here is a link below that you can use to create your profile. Click Order My Test Now & then click REGISTER.