Twice weekly COVID testing begins in Quincy this week

Plumas District Hospital, in collaboration with Plumas County Public Health Agency, will conduct the first in a series of COVID-19 testing events (not-antibody testing) on Tuesday, July 14,  from 8:30–10:30 a.m. in Quincy. Registration for this event is Monday, July 13, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Please call 530-283-5640 to register. Registrants will be given instructions for arrival.

The July 14 event kicks off a new twice weekly COVID-19 testing schedule. Until further notice, mass testing will be offered every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30- 10:30 a.m. in Quincy. Registration is required to participate in all testing events.

The expansion of COVID-19 mass testing is made in an effort to better serve: Individuals who think they have been exposed, but have no symptoms themselves; and Individuals who need testing for work or travel

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Step 1

Registration for Tuesday events is the Monday prior from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • Registration for Thursday events is the Wednesday prior from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Please call 530-283-5640 to register
  • During registration you will be given a time frame and other instructions for arrival
  • You must register in order to be tested

Step 2

  • On the day of testing, arrive to the hospital front parking lot. Follow the instructions given when you registered
  • Please do not get out of your car

Step 3

  • Specimen collection (via nasal swab) will take place while you remain in your car
  • A representative from Plumas County Public Health Agency will notify you of your test results 4-6 business days after collection

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