On March 23, 2020 Hayward Fire Department (HFD) established the nation’s first free, city-mobilized COVID-19 drive-up testing site – just 12 days after declaration of a local emergency over the emerging global pandemic.
The COVID-19 Testing Center is now located at Skywest Golf Course at 1401 Golf Course Road adjacent to Hayward Executive Airport.
Lines to curb-side check-in and screening will be regulated to maintain safe distancing, traffic control, and to not exceed the maximum number of appointments taken per day.
Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or until the number of tests that can be processed for the day are exhausted.
To make an appointment, please fill out the registration and insurance forms. You will need to provide a phone number and email address to log back into your account and view your results. When you arrive at the testing site, please wait for one of our staff to check you into your appointment and begin screening and testing process, which includes a swabbing of the nasal cavities and back of the throat.
To make an appointment, please fill out to form below.
**Most test results will be available within three to five business days, depending on volume.
The COVID-19 Testing Center is now collecting health insurance information so it can seek reimbursement for testing costs. However, insurance is not required to be tested and no individual will be charged a fee of any kind to be tested, including an insurance co-payment. Testing remains available free of charge to anyone age 12 or older, regardless of place of residence or immigration status or whether you show COVID-19 symptoms or not. No physician referral is required.
Anyone age 12 or older, regardless of place of residence or immigration status or whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms. No physician referral is required.