Free tests for all ages in PMC, Frazier Park

  • [photo by Kern County Public Health Department]

    [photo by Kern County Public Health Department]

By Marcy Axness, TME

Covid-19 testing is finally coming to the mountain—on Thursday, Aug. 20, at Mountain Communities Family Resource Center (MCFRC), and Friday, Aug. 21. at the Pine Mountain clubhouse. Tests are free, and results are expected in 3-5 days.

This news came in suddenly last week to MCFRC’s Tammy Rowan, and it was a hurry-up situation. District 23 Congressman Kevin McCarthy had…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

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This team of California Office of Emergency Service workers, California National Guard and local medical personnel staffed a testing event at Mercado Latino in Bakersfield Sunday, Aug. 16. Similar teams will staff the Aug. 20 and 21 testing events here.

[A correction has been made to this story. This For the Record was published on August 28, 2020: In our front-page story last week, “Free tests for all ages in PMC, Frazier Park,” August 21, 2020, as well as in the Food Program Contacts listing, we printed an error in the name for Mountain Communities Family Resource Center. We apologize for the error.]

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