Hayward COVID-19 Testing Center moving to new Cal State East Bay location

HAYWARD, Calif., April 13, 2020—The City of Hayward COVID-19 Testing Center is moving to a new location on the campus of California State University, East Bay, effective when the Testing Center next opens at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 14, the City and University announced today.

The new location, at Cal State East Bay Parking Lot A on West Loop Road, across the street from the University Police Department, Student Health Center, Library and Gymnasium, provides more space for vehicle and foot traffic management, and improved accessibility for disabled visitors to the Testing Center.

Testing at the Center is free and open to anyone with COVID-19 symptoms and a fever over 100 degrees.  Symptoms include cough and shortness of breath.  No referral from a doctor is required.  Everyone is welcome regardless of where they live or immigration status.

Health-care workers and first responders can make advance appointments for COVID-19 testing by calling the City’s COVID-19 information hotline at (510) 583-4949.

The Center is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. or until the number of tests that can be processed for the day are exhausted.

In cooperation with the County Health Department, the Testing Center also is deploying teams of firefighter-paramedics and health clinicians to provide COVID-19 testing at nursing homes and for other community members considered most in need based on their living and health conditions.

To learn more about how the City of Hayward is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit

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