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A new COVID-19 test site is coming to Palo Alto. Here's how to access it.

Original post made on Jun 12, 2020

For the first time, Santa Clara County is opening a pop-up test site in Palo Alto for free COVID-19 tests at City Hall for a four-day stretch starting this Tuesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, June 12, 2020, 11:28 AM

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Posted by JH
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 12, 2020 at 2:38 pm

There are 2 kinds of tests. Those for people who are infected but may not know it (asymptotic( and those who have the antibody so they have recovered from an infection.

Please update this story to tell us which test is being given.

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Posted by Dan Waylonis
a resident of Jackson Park
on Jun 13, 2020 at 7:23 am

@JH The article now states that the tests are nasal swabs. These indicate the active presence of COVID-19. The serological test will show the presence of antibodies, indicating the subject has had COVID-19.

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