Local Testing Options

Below are facilities offering testing in or near Sierra County. Many clinics offer Drive-Thru Testing options. Always call first for screening and registration.

  • Eastern Plumas Health Care (Loyalton) - (530) 993-1231
  • Eastern Plumas Health Care (Portola)- (530) 832-6600
  • Plumas District Hospital (Quincy) - (530) 283-5640
  • Sierra Nevada Medical Center (Grass Valley) - (530) 274-6000
  • Tahoe Forest Hospital (Truckee) - (530) 582-3450
  • Western Sierra Medical Clinic (Downieville) - (530) 274-9762

Governor Newsom announced a new website to help Californians find a testing site near them.  

Free COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing with Verily

This service is being provided under contract by California Department of Public Health with Verily and Team Rubicon. Sierra County Public Health is partnering in support of these events. 

  • In order to be tested, online registration and scheduling of an appointment is required. 
  • Appointments become available only a few days prior to each Drive-Thru date.
  • You need to be at least 18 years old to participate and be able to drive, or be driven, to a testing location. 
  • Your test results should take 2 to 5 days. 
  • You will be notified via the Gmail address you use for registration.

NEXT Drive-Thru Only Testing Dates:

  • September 23 - Loyalton 
  • September 30 – Downieville
  • October 7 - Calpine
  • October 14 - Loyalton 
  • October 21 – Downieville
  • October 28 - Calpine

Who Should Get Tested

Everyone! The state-sponsored testing site is available for anyone who would like to get tested. You do not need to be experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 in order to get a test. 

For those individuals without online access or who are not English-proficient, the Department of Health and Human Services is providing assistance via telephone. For assistance, please call (530) 993-6700.