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COVID-19 Testing at Rose Bowl Will Continue Through April

Weekdays exams will be available for the remainder of the month at iconic stadium

Published on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 11:44 am

Pasadena Now’s Eddie Rivera was outside the Rose Bowl today as Los Angeles County Health Dept. health care workers conducted testing for the coronavirus.

COVID-19 testing at the Rose Bowl will continue through the remainder of the month according to Acting Fire Chief Brian Frieders.

“Right now we’re planning on doing it the entire month, during weekdays not on weekends,” Frieders told Pasadena Now at the Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, on Wednesday, during the testing.

Health officials were scheduled to perform 100 tests on Wednesday.

In order to qualify, patients must be 65 or older, have an underlying chronic health condition, or have more than seven days left in a mandatory 14-day quarantine period.

The test consists of nasal swab which will be administered by hospital or fire department staff, or a self-administered oral swab. Patients must swab their own mouths/throats using instructions provided to them at the site. The testing process takes between 5 and 10 minutes but waiting times may vary.

According Freiders results could be available within 24 to 48 hours.

To sign up visit, COVID19.LACounty.Gov.

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