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West Oakland Health is pleased to Announce COVID-19 Testing for All Community Members

Our mission is to provide real solutions to health disparities in our community. Increasing COVID-19 testing for community residents helps us reach part of that mission in the face of this pandemic.” – Preston DuFauchard, CEO of West Oakland Health


Preston DuFauchard
CEO, West Oakland Health
Photo Credit: Eric Carmichael/Carmichael Images

West Oakland Health’s free testing site for all community members is now open. This testing site addresses an identified need to increase access to testing in West Oakland beyond health center patient population and to the community at large and to address testing disparities.

Photo Credit: Eric Carmichael/Carmichael Images

Testing is free and available to anyone with symptoms, and to any health care, front line, or essential worker even if they have no symptoms. COVID-19 symptoms cough, fever, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat or a new loss of taste or smell. You do not need to have insurance and you will not be asked about immigration status.

Testing Days:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:30am – 12:30pm

Testing Location:

West Oakland Health
700 Adeline St., Oakland, CA 94607
(Testing is conducted in the parking lot – 7th Street pedestrian entrance)

Photo Credit: Eric Carmichael/Carmichael Images

PLEASE NOTE: Testing is by appointment only


Q: Can people walk-up and be tested same day?

A: Yes, if appointments are available and testing staff can schedule appointments on the spot.

Q: Can I call to make an appointment?

A: You can call the WOH main number and call center staff can either direct you to the appointment link to make the appointment or assist you with making the appointment on the Color website. Click HERE to make an appointment.

Test Results:

    • Test results available between 1-3 days
    • Notification of test results will be through text message or email

Parking Information:

    • This is an outdoor walk-up site
    • Drive-thru is not an option
    • Nearby street parking is available
    • Parking on days designated for testing – street parking only