Discover the Benefits of the SCMC Test to Treat Program for COVID-19 Testing and Treatment
Southern California Medical Center proudly participates in the federal Test to Treat program and offers accessible COVID-19 testing and treatment options to individuals in the community. The program ensures that people can easily get tested for COVID-19 and receive prompt medical attention if they test positive. The testing facilities are conveniently located in El Monte, Pomona, Long Beach, Van Nuys and Pico Rivera, with free transportation provided if needed. Learn more about this beneficial program here!
What is the Test to Treat Program?
The Test to Treat program is designed to provide accessible COVID-19 testing and treatment options to individuals in the community. This program aims to ensure that people can easily get tested for COVID-19 and receive prompt medical attention if they test positive. By offering convenient testing facilities and affordable treatment options, the Test to Treat program helps protect the health and well-being of individuals and their communities.
How Does the Test to Treat Program Work?
Accessible Testing Facilities:
SCMC’s five locations throughout Southern California are official Test to Treat testing centers. These facilities are conveniently located and easily accessible, ensuring that people can get tested easily in Van Nuys, Pomona, Pico Rivera, Long Beach and El Monte. If transportation is a problem, SCMC also offers FREE transportation to your local testing center.
Anyone can visit one of our SCMC Test to Treat testing facilities to get a COVID-19 test. The testing process is quick, painless, and conducted by trained healthcare professionals. Both PCR and rapid antigen tests are available.
Affordable Treatment Options:
If a patient tests positive for COVID-19, they will be connected to healthcare professionals who will guide them through the treatment process. The SCMC Test to Treat program focuses on providing affordable treatment options, including medications, at-home care instructions, and telehealth consultations, depending on the severity of symptoms and individual needs.
Health Education and Support:
The program offers educational resources and support to individuals who test positive for COVID-19. This includes information on self-isolation, symptom management, and preventive measures to protect others in the community. Healthcare professionals are available to answer questions, provide guidance, and address concerns throughout the treatment journey.
The Benefits of the Test to Treat Program
Early Detection and Treatment:
By participating in the Test to Treat program, patients can detect COVID-19 early and start treatment promptly. Early detection increases the chances of successful treatment and reduces the risk of severe illness, hospitalization, and long-term complications.
Protecting Loved Ones and the Community:
Getting tested through the SCMC Test to Treat program helps individuals protect their loved ones and the wider community. By identifying and treating COVID-19 cases promptly, the program helps break the chain of transmission and reduces the spread of the virus.
Accessible and Affordable Care:
The SCMC Test to Treat program prioritizes accessibility and affordability, ensuring that individuals from all walks of life can access the care they need. The program aims to remove financial barriers by offering affordable treatment options and connecting people to resources such as health insurance and assistance programs if necessary.
Professional Guidance and Support:
Through the SCMC Test to Treat program, individuals receive professional guidance and support from our healthcare professionals. They can rely on the expertise and knowledge of medical professionals to navigate their treatment journey, receive timely advice, and address any concerns they may have.
Take the First Step towards Your Health and Community's Safety
We encourage you to take advantage of the Test to Treat program and get tested for COVID-19 as soon as you start to feel sick. By participating, you not only prioritize your own health but also contribute to the well-being of your community. Together, we can combat the spread of COVID-19 and protect those around us.
Remember, early detection and treatment make a significant difference in overcoming this pandemic. Let's stand united and make a positive impact by using the SCMC Test to Treat program for COVID-19 testing and treatment. Call today to schedule your COVID-19 test!