• May 19, 2020

5/18 News Roundup: Testing Available for LA County Residents

5/18 News Roundup: Testing Available for LA County Residents

5/18 News Roundup: Testing Available for LA County Residents 150 150 Business & Worker Disaster Help Center
Updated Monday. May 18, 5:30 p.m.

Make an Appointment for COVID-19 Testing
County of Los Angeles

The City of Los Angeles, in partnership with the County of Los Angeles and CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort), is providing free COVID-19 testing to ALL Los Angeles County residents, whether or not you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

Priority for the same or next day testing is still given to people with symptoms, such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, headaches, sore throat, or a new loss of sense of smell.

L.A. County Launches new WiFi Locator Tool to Help Residents Get Online During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Los Angeles County COVID-19 Emergency Operations Center

The ability to access the Internet has become a critical necessity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Internet access is key to schools’ online learning programs and is the gateway that connects members of the public who are in need of Federal, State, and local emergency information and resources that are obtained online.

The County’s new Locator website is findwifi.lacounty.gov. Any member of the public can dial 2-1-1 to ask for assistance to get information from this website or can visit the site directly.

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