Rapid Covid Tests become scarce and hard to find, where you can get tested
Rapid Covid tests hit the shelves and were even being given out by the city to help people stay aware of the looming dangers of Covid-19 and its variants. Tho most people who get covid could be completely fine in the long run it's the family and friends we worry about.
Those with health risks are more likely to develop severe symptoms that could result in permanent damage or death. So do your part in helping stop the spread of covid. Get tested, mask up and use social distancing.
You can still get tested at a good amount of spots in the Yakima Valley, we'll give you a few options so you can make sure you're in the clear while still being able to see family and friends. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms below this is your sign to get tested.
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Fever or chills
- Muscle or body aches
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Of course, you still have the option to search for the rapid tests, just know they are hard to find and you could be spending a while trying to get your hands on one. With that let's look at the testing sites available near you.
Yakima Valley College Testing Site 810 S 14th Ave,
Yakima, WA 98902
Tests are free here to anyone older than 3 months. You can schedule an appointment or just walk up and sign upon arrival. The tests are free but not rapid, you can expect results in 2-3 days. You can Sign up HERE to get tested.
Summitview Urgent Care 6101 Summitview Ave Suite 200,
Yakima, WA 98908
Walk-ins are also welcome here, if you feel that you have covid or are experiencing symptoms they ask you to call ahead of time to make easier arrangements to help stop any spread of covid. Use the number here, 509-902-8856 to make an appointment. Call for more information on cost.
Rite Aid 2519 Main St.,
Union Gap, WA 98903
For this one, it's best to schedule ahead of time, appointments are needed to get tested, they offer both rapid tests and normal tests that take 2-3 days for results. You can schedule an appointment online by clicking HERE
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