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COVID-19 Vaccine & Testing Resources

LOCAL COVID-19 VACCINE OPPORTUNITIES
 
LA Metro El Monte
3501 Santa Anita Avenue, El Monte
Schedule your appointment at: vaccine.fulgentgenetics.com
For more information please contact: publichealth.lacounty.gov 
12:00pm - 7:00pm every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
 
City of El Monte & East Valley Health Clinic
COVID-19 vaccines available to LA County residents 18 and older.
1ST Dose appointments can be made at https://emvaccine.c-rep.co/
2nd Dose appointment can be made during your first dose 15 minute
observation period or by visiting https://emvaccine.c.rep.co/
The link is updated on a weekly basis to reflect upcoming appointment availability
 
ALL RESIDENTS WHO LIVE OR WORK IN LA COUNTY AGED 5 AND OLDER ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE COVID-19 VACCINE
 
If you are aged 5+ and live or work in LA County, you're eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Please register for a vaccine one of the links below. If you are age 5-17, you are ONLY eligible for the Pfizer vaccine and you must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or responsible adult, and present a photo ID and verification of age.
 
If you need assistance scheduling a vaccine, please call (833) 540-0473 between 8:00am and 8:30pm. COVID-19 vaccines are FREE. Health insurance is NOT REQUIRED. Immigration status WILL NOT affect your eligibility. 
 
Residents with disabilities or without computer access can call 833-540-0473 between 8:00 am and 8:30 pm 7 days a week for assistance with appointments.
 
In addition to children 5-11 being approved to take the Pfizer vaccine, ALL COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J) are now approved by the FDA & CDC for boosters. If you received Pfizer or Moderna (both doses at least 6 months ago), you are eligible for a booster. J&J is available to anyone who received a dose more than 2 months ago and is 18+.
There are many myths regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, we want to be sure that you have all the information you need when it comes to getting your COVID-19 vaccine. For facts vs. myths, see graphics courtesy of LA County Department of Public Health below. You can also see the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), Myth vs. Fact information by click this link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/facts.html 
COVID-19 Testing
Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely FREE. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. To order you tests, visit https://special.usps.com/testkits
For more testing resources, visit https://www.covidtests.gov/#resources or visit our District webpage for more local resources.
 
COVID-19 tests are completely free through LA County operated testing sites. Appointments are strongly encouraged and can help reduce wait times. View LA County's FAQ for more information on COVID-19 testing in LA County. 
 
Click here to access LA County's testing website to see what testing sites are available near you.
 
Information below can be found on the LA County Website. You can also access it by clicking here: https://covid19.lacounty.gov/la-county-pick-up-testing-kit-program/?fbclid=IwAR0p0ivp1EwPT4zAA1BL8dzma66jceOPw7hbF_MCo4jUZnj7cQ7t6qdV12E
 
Los Angeles County has launched a new testing program designed to increase and facilitate access to COVID-19 tests for LA County residents are unable to obtain appointments. The Pick-Up Testing Kit program allows residents to pick up a PCR, perform the test and return the completed test to designated sites for processing. Residents will be notified of their test results within 24-48 hours.
 
Pick-Up Testing Kits will be available without an appointment and until daily supplies are exhausted at designated locations. In alignment with all our LA County operated testing locations, the Pick-Up Testing Kits will also be concurrently testing for COVID-19 and Influenza (A and B).
 
Note: The Pick-Up Testing Kit is a PCR test that requires individuals to register, self-test and return completed test for results. These kits are not rapid test kits.
 
Pick-Up Testing Kits are provided at no cost to you if you meet the following criteria:
  • Have symptoms of COVID-19, OR
  • Think you were exposed to COVID-19.
 
The new Pick-Up Testing Kit program will operate at 13 testing sites across LA County. See below for full listing of locations.
 
How The “Pick-up Test Kit” Works:  
 
Residents can pick up a Home Test Kits at selected sites, perform the test at home or in their car, and return the completed test with their sample to the same site.
 
Important: You will need an email account to register your test kit online and receive your results. Guardians or caregivers may order test kits for persons for whom they provide care.
  1. Register and activate your test kit utilizing the unique link provided on the outside instructions of your Testing Kit Packet.
  2. Follow instruction on proper sample collection from your nose.
  3. Drop of the sample at the test site where you picked up your kit.
 
You will receive your result within 24-48 hours after the lab receives your sample. Fulgent Genetics will send you an email to notify you when your results are ready to view.
 
Important Information
As you wait to receive your test kit results, please be sure to:
  • stay at home,
  • avoid contact with others,
  • wear a mask, and
  • wash your hands often.
 
The test kit is for immediate use only. You should collect and return your sample within 3-5 days of receiving the test kit.

There will be no-cost to you. However, we ask that you enter your health insurance information so LA County can get reimbursed for the cost of the test. You do NOT need insurance to get a test kit.
 
Please note these testing kits are available to all LA County resident who are experiencing symptoms or believe they have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. The “Pick-Up Testing Kits” are not for use by those testing as requirement to return to school, work or participating in team sports.
 
Individuals who need to get tested as part of a work requirement, school requirement or other activities should seek testing via their employer, school district or entity requiring the testing.

Pick-up Testing Kit Locations:
Obregon Park: 4021 East 1st Street, LA, CA 90063 (Mon-Fr, 8am-4pm)
 
Memorial Park North Recreation Center: 320 N. Orange Ave., Azusa, CA 91702 (Mon-Sat, 8am-4pm)
 
San Gabriel Valley Airport: 4015 Santa Anita Ave., El Monte, CA 91731 (Mon-Sat, 7:30am-4pm)
 
Wingate Park: 735 North Glendora, Covina, CA 91724 (Mon-Fri, 7:30-5:30pm)
 
MLK Medical Campus: 12021 S. Wilmington Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90059 (Mon-Sun, 8am-3pm)
 
Ted Watkins Park: 1335 East 103rd Street, LA, CA 90002 (M-F, 8am-4pm)
 
Helen Keller Park: 12521 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90044 (Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm)
 
Poinsettia Recreation Center - Front Lawn: 7341 Willoughby Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046 (Tues-Sat, 8am-4pm)
 
Plummer Park: 7377 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046 (Tues-Sat, 9am-5:30pm)
 
Boys & Girls Club of San Fernando Valley: 11251 Glenoaks Blvd, Pacoima, CA 92331 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
 
Clara Street Park: 4835 Clara St, Cudahy, CA 90201 (Mon-Sun, 8am-5pm)
 
Palmdale Hammack Center: 815 E Avenue Q6, Palmdale CA 93550 (Mon-Sat,7am-3pm)
 
College of the Canyons - Santa Clarita: 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355 (Mon-Sat, 7:30am-4pm)
COVID-19 EL MONTE RAPID TESTING CENTERS
Only on Wednesdays from 9:00am - 6:00pm: Lambert Park 11431 McGirk Ave. (In parking lot)
 
COVID-19 PCR EL MONTE TESTING CENTERS
Monday from 1:00pm - 7:00pm:
Aquatic Center 11001 Mildred St. (on Mildred Street) 

Tuesday from 12:00pm - 6:00pm:
Mt. View Park 12127 Elliott Ave. (Elliott Parking Lot)

Wednesday from 11:30am - 5:30pm:
Fletcher Park 3404 Fletcher Park Way (In parking lot) 

Thursday from 12:00pm - 6:00pm:
Gibson Mariposa Park 4140 Gibson Road (In parking lot) 

Friday from 12:00pm - 6:00pm:
Lambert Park 11431 McGirk Ave. (In parking lot) 
 
Appointments can be made at https://book.curative.com/search