Where you can get free COVID-19 testing in Bakersfield

Coronavirus

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The omicron variant of COVID-19 is creating what experts call a “vertical spike” in cases nationwide, so many may be considering getting tested.

Experts say it is best to wait 3-5 days after being exposed to COVID before getting tested to get the most accurate results.

Here is a list of places you can get free COVID testing in Kern County.

For an interactive map of free and paid COVID testing sites, click here. Check the facilities’ websites or call to see about appointment details.

Daily

  • Atlas Urgent Care: 5531 Business Park S., Bakersfield CA 93309, M-Sun 9 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Rite Aid: 431 34th St, Bakersfield, 93301, M-F 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-6p.m.
  • Sagebrush Medical Plaza: 1111 Columbus St, Bakersfield CA, 93305, M-F 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Inovia Pharmacy: 9902 Brimhall Rd, Bakersfield, CA 93312, M-F 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • CVS Rosedale: 9628 Rosedale Hwy, Bakersfield, 93311, M-F 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-6p.m.
  • CVS Mt. Vernon: 2690 Mt Vernon Ave, Bakersfield, 93306, M-F 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-6p.m.
  • Rite Aid Mt. Vernon: 2505 Mt Vernon Ave, Bakersfield, 93306, M-F 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-6p.m.
  • Rite Aid 23rd Street: 1601 23rd St, Bakersfield, 93301; M-F 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-6p.m.
  • Wilson Branch Library: 1901 Wilson Road, W/Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • CVS South Union:  6500 South Union, Bakersfield, 93307, M-F 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-6p.m.
  • Rite Aid Panama #1: 3225 Panama Ln, Bakersfield, 93313, M-F 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-6p.m.
  • Rite Aid Panama #2:  9700 Panama Ln, Bakersfield, 93311, M-F 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-6p.m.
  • CVS Stine: 6601 Stine Rd, Bakersfield, 93313, M-F 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-6p.m.
  • CVS Ming: 11300 Ming Ave, Bakersfield, 93301, M-F 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-6p.m.
  • Lamont Library: 8304 Segrue Rd, Lamont, CA 93241, T/Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Clinica Sierra Vista Lamont: 8787 Hall Rd, Lamont, 93241, M-Sun 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Rite Aid – Lamont: 8008 Panama Rd, Lamont, 93241, M-F 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-6p.m.
  • Clinica Sierra Vista Arvin: 1305 Bear Mtn Blvd, Arvin, 93203, M-Sun 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Tehachapi Education Center Gym: 126 South Snyder Avenue, T/Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • OMNI – Taft: 1100 4th St, Taft, 93268, W/F 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • West Side Health Care District: 100 E North St, Taft, 93268, M-F 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat/Sun 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Shafter Urgent Care: 501 Munzer St Ste A, Shafter, 93263, M-F 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Rite Aid – Wasco: 2501 Hwy 46, Wasco, 93280, M-F 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-6p.m.
  • Optum Serve Wasco: 1102 7th St, Wasco, 93280, W/Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Rite Aid – McFarland: 150 W Kern Ave, McFarland, 93250, M-F 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-6p.m.
  • Kern Valley Healthcare District: 4308 Birch Street, Mountain Mesa 93240, W 7 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Rite Aid – Delano: 1809 Cecil Ave, Delano, 93215, M-F 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-6p.m.
  • Delano Tech Center: 140 W 11th Avenue, Delano, T/Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Jan. 10

  • Plantation Elementary: 901 Plantation Avenue, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • St. Mary’s Church: 916 Lexington Street, Delano, 1:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Jan. 11

  • Greenfield Middle School: 1109 Pacheco Road, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Jan. 12

  • Ramon Garza Elementary School: 2901 Center Street, 12 p.m.-4 p.m.
  • McKee Middle School: 205 McKee Road: 8 a.m.-11 a.m.
  • Maricopa Unified School District: 955 Stanislaus Street, Maricopa, 2 p.m.-6 p.m.

Jan. 14

  • Freemont Elementary School: 601 Texas Street, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

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