California National Guard members arrive to help at Bay Area COVID testing sites

1/9/2022 6:15:00 AM

California National Guard members arrive to help at Bay Area COVID testing sites

California National Guard members arrive to help at Bay Area COVID testing sites

Before Christmas, this site was averaging 300 tests per day, now it's doing approximately 800 per day. Healthcare workers say the guard may help them do more tests.

"This line, they may wait hour to be be seen, with the guard they are helping to speed it up to half the wait time," said nurse practitioner Jaymijah Means.California's positivity rate is 12.January 8, 2022 The governor's move comes as it becomes more and more difficult to find test kits in many parts of California.amid a surge in cases fueled by the Omicron variant.

It may allow this site and others to add more testing appointments.The California National Guard's deployment could last thru mid-February.9%, according to the which just released new data today.VACCINE TRACKER:.Delays in getting results - or inability to find a test kit - can mean people with very mild or no symptoms may presume they are not infected and go about their usual routines.

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