FREE Covid-19 testing is available at the Testing Center at Hayward Fire Station #7, 28270 Huntwood Avenue. It is free and open to members of the general public regardless of where you live or immigration status. No referral from a medical doctor is required but individuals will be evaluated at the site and must be symptomatic for COVID-19 and have a fever over 100 degrees to be tested. Qualifying symptoms include cough and shortness of breath.
The Center is scheduled to operate from 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays or until the number of tests available for the day are exhausted. Typical wait times range from 15-30 minutes. The Center is closed on Mondays.
For more information on coronavirus call the Hayward COVID-19 hotline at (510) 583-4949, which is staffed 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.