For immediate release
June 1, 2020
New COVID-19 Testing Site in San Gabriel
Site features English, Mandarin and Cantonese-speaking healthcare professionals
What: The Herald Christian Health Center is launching a free COVID-19 testing location for anyone with COVID-19 symptoms and all asymptomatic essential workers.
Those that are eligible include:  
  • Individuals who exhibit symptoms of COVID-19
  • Healthcare workers
  • Social workers
  • Grocery store workers
  • Restaurant workers
  • Food service employees
  • Seniors aged 65 and up
  • Patients with chronic diseases
Located in the City of San Gabriel, the Herald Christian Health Clinic is also the only site in the West San Gabriel Valley community that is able to provide such testing with English, Mandarin and Cantonese-speaking staff. COVID-19 testing at the Herald Christian Health Center is free, does not require patients to have health insurance and is provided regardless of immigration status.
The test is a polymerase chain reaction test, the only test approved by the CDC and FDA for COVID-19. The test is a self-administered nasal swab under the supervision of a healthcare professional and results are reported to patients within 2-3 days. Those who wish to receive a test must call 626.286.8700 to schedule an appointment.
Members of the media are invited to cover the launch of the multilingual testing location with members of the San Gabriel City Council. English and Chinese-speaking representatives will be on hand. In addition, Herald Christian Health Clinic has offered to test all employees of the City of San Gabriel who wish to be tested and such testing will also occur on the date of the press conference.
When: Thursday, June 4, at 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Where: Herald Christian Health Center
923 South San Gabriel Boulevard, San Gabriel CA 91776
Who: San Gabriel City Council and members of the Herald Christian Health Center

City of San Gabriel Communications:
Jonathan Fu
Antonio Negrete
Herald Christian Health Center:
Pollyanna Lee
About the City of San Gabriel

The birthplace of the Los Angeles region, the City of San Gabriel features a diverse population of over 41,000 residents. Founded in 1771 and incorporated in 1913, San Gabriel serves as the home of the San Gabriel Mission. The City features a historic core in the Mission District and a vibrant arts and culture scene at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse. For more information about the City of San Gabriel, visit the City’s website at or blog at .
City of San Gabriel

425 South Mission Drive
San Gabriel, CA 91776