In the past several months, Angelenos have become accustomed to a familiar set of images: dozens of cars idling in between traffic cones, waiting to get into Dodger Stadium.
The cars are not baseball spectators, of course, but people waiting to access COVID-19 tests. In recent months and weeks, residents across SoCal report a vast range of experiences in accessing coronavirus tests. Some Angelenos have had trouble qualifying for testing or found themselves waiting in hours-long lines. Others, however, have had relatively seamless experiences at testing sites. Limited testing capacity combined with California’s soaring coronavirus cases means that demand is outpacing availability. This poses a public health challenge to both individuals and officials trying to track the outbreak.
Today on AirTalk, we want to hear your experiences with getting tested in SoCal. Did you have a difficult experience, or was it relatively straightforward for you to access testing? Did you get tested more than once and, if so, did those experiences differ? Comment below or give us a call at 866-893-5722.