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COVID-19 Screening & Appointments for Testing

COVID-19 Screening & Appointments for Testing

RRH Covid-19 Advisory & Response: COVID-19 Screening & Appointments for Testing

Please note, that due to the current low volume in patients meeting the criteria for COVID-19 testing, we are taking steps to demobilize activities put in place during the pandemic response. Our COVID-19 text and phone screening line we be deactivated as of Friday, September 18. We will continue our screening process in our Urgent Care Clinic and Primary Care Offices.

Please take the following steps for further assistance:

  1. Please refer to the CDC Coronavirus Symptoms Self-Checker by clicking HERE
  2. If you have questions or if think you meet the criteria for COVID testing please call Urgent Care at (760) 499-3800 or your Primary Care office to make an appointment.
  3. Our text appointments line may still be utilized to initiate our call-back service for appointment bookings: TEXT the word APPOINTMENT to 833-RRH-4YOU 774-4968

We want to reassure you that Ridgecrest Regional Hospital is following all CDC guidelines closely and will continue to conduct testing. We will continue to re-evaluate the process as needed.

In the meantime, we continue to urge the community to follow the recommended protective measures:

  1. If you go out for essential activities or to shop for necessities, remember to maintain at least 6 feet distance from individuals who do not live in your household.
  2. Wash hands with soap and water often, for at least 20 seconds.
  3. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. Follow label instructions for proper disinfection.
  4. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
  5. Cover your cough or sneeze with a disposable tissue or your elbow.
  6. Stay away from large gatherings and crowds both in public and in private.
  7. If you are sick, stay home from work and away from other people.
  8. Follow State face-covering Guidance
Rural Health Clinic Urgent Care
Address: North Medical Plaza, 1111 N. China Lake Blvd. Ridgecrest, CA 93555
Phone: 760-499-3800
Hours: Mon to Fri: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm; Sat, Sun & Holidays: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm