Around 20 people waiting in line on Jan. 6, 2022 outside the Hazel Hawkins Community Health Center where the county conducts COVID-19 tests. Photo by Noe Magaña.

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SBC to offer second OptumServe COVID-19 testing site

Service will begin Feb. 23 at Brigantino Park.

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. File photo.


Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital expands community testing for COVID-19

New test site open at the community health center on Sunset Drive in Hollister. By appointment only.

The Panther Fusion System can analyze 120 COVID-19 tests simultaneously. It's expected to be operational at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital by late December or early January. Photo courtesy of Hazel Hawkins.


New machine increases COVID-19 testing capabilities at Hazel Hawkins Hospital

Panther Fusion System processes up to 120 patient samples at one time.