GALT (CBS13) — The California National Guard is planning to operate a pop-up coronavirus testing event in Galt this week.
The testing site will be open starting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday at Walker Community Park on Orr Road. Appointments are not necessary, and the county said community members 18 and older will be tested on a first-come-first-served basis. There is a 100-test limit each day.READ MORE: California Senate Passes Bill For Supervised Sites For Drug Users
Officials say results can take five to seven business days.
A similar pop-up site was held last week in Galt and spots filled up quickly. Within an hour of opening, the gates were closed.READ MORE: 3 Hospitalized Due To Fire At Del Paso Heights Senior Apartments
County data shows Galt has more cases than cities and suburbs with larger populations. Galt’s population stands at about 26,000 and there are 346 cases recorded so far. Citrus Heights has fewer cases, 350, but nearly four times the population.MORE NEWS: UC, CSU Propose Requiring COVID-19 Vaccine For Staff And Students By Fall 2021 Term
As of Monday evening, Sacramento County has reported more than 9,000 cases of coronavirus and 118 deaths.