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Covid-19 Resources

Health Care

Madera County

Community Testing Sites:

  • Camarena Health

No physician referral required; No appointment required; Drive-through testing. Test type: Molecular Test. Learn More

Camarena Health has established a testing area for COVID-19 infection outside of the location at 344 E. 6th Street in Madera. The outdoor testing facility is available Monday through Friday for individuals who meet the symptomatic criteria and/or have traveled outside Madera County. Hours are currently 9am-noon and 1pm-4pm and will be adjusted as needed. If you have symptoms and have not been pre-screened and/or advised by one of our providers for testing, please call ahead before going to the t
Camarena Health screening criteria includes fever, cough/shortness of breath, and any travel outside of Madera County. Another qualifying factor includes contact with an individual known to be infected with Coronavirus. A patient must meet criteria to be screened for COVID-19. You will be screened by our clinical team to determine testing or other treatment for illness.
344 E. Sixth St., Madera, CA 93638
Hours: Monday - Friday 1:00 - 4:00 pm
For more information, please visit the testing site provider's website or call (559) 664-400.

  • Quest Diagnostics


363 East Almond Avenue Suite 107, Madera, CA 93637
Hours: 7:30 AM-4:30 PM Monday-Friday

341 Trinity Ave, Chowchilla, CA 93610
Hours: 7:00 AM-11:30 AM,12:30 PM-3:30 PM Monday through Friday

Physician referral required; Testing by appointment only; No drive-through testing. Test type: Antibody Test. Antibody tests are not FDA approved for diagnosis of COVID-19. Learn More

With QuestDirect, an individual can request the test and purchase it online. Each test request is reviewed and, if appropriate, an order for testing is issued by a licensed physician. Individuals have the opportunity to speak with a licensed physician about their results.
After purchasing the service online, an individual will be prompted to schedule an appointment for a blood draw at one of the 2,200 patient service centers Quest Diagnostics operates around the United States. For the safety of our patients and employees, individuals must not have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 for at least 10 days; wear a face mask; and pass a contact-less temperature check. 

For more information, please visit the testing site provider's website or call 866-MYQUEST.

  • Madera County Hospital

Physician referral required; Drive-through testing. Test type: Molecular Test. Learn More

Patients referred for testing by Madera County Public Health or their community provider are registered by phone and the swab test is taken while the patient remains in their vehicle. The drive up COVID-19 screening and testing process protects the safety of the healthcare workforce and patients while preserving valuable personal protective equipment (PPE).
Patients experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, without a Public Health Order or a referral for testing from their community provider, may be screened from their home by phoning RapidCare, 559-675-2688 and registering for a virtual or telemedicine visit.
1250 E Almond Ave , Madera, CA 93637
Hours: 24/7
For more information, please visit the testing site provider's website or call (559) 675-5555.


  • Agency: State of California 
  • Description:California remains under a statewide stay-home-order. Six key health and scientific indicators will be considered before modifying state’s stay-at-home order.
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  • Type of assistance: informational
  • Amount:N/A
  • Restrictions/Eligibility: N/A
  • Due date: N/A
  • Time before assistance is approved: N/A

  • Agency: Labor and Workforce Development Agency
  • Description: If you're unable to work due to medical quarantine or illness related to COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional)
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  • Type of assistance: Approximately 60-70 percent of wages (depending on income)
  • Amount: Ranges from $50-$1,300 a week
  • Restrictions/Eligibility: California worker
  • Due date: Short-term benefit payments to eligible workers who have a full or partial loss of wages due to a non-work-related illness, injury, or pregnancy.
  • Time before assistance is approved: $50-$1,300 a week for up to 52 weeks.
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