Rite Aid to bring COVID-19 test sites to Kern County

Rite Aid
Posted at 10:42 AM, Jul 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-15 15:23:35-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Rite Aid announced 161 additional COVID-19 self-swab testing sites opening on Thursday in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, including several new locations in Kern County.

Each testing site will utilize self-swab tests overseen by Rite Aid pharmacists and will operate through the store’s drive-through window. All adults, even if they are not exhibiting virus symptoms, are eligible for testing and can begin pre-registering online today at to schedule a time slot for testing.

Testing sites will include:

Now spanning coast-to-coast, Rite Aid operates a total of 258 testing sites, with the capacity to conduct approximately 94,000 tests weekly across all locations.