LTCC COVID Testing Through March 2021
November 30, 2020
Lake Tahoe Community College will continue to serve as an appointment-only COVID-19 testing center through March 31, 2021. The college’s standalone Physical Education building is the only large-scale COVID-19 active virus testing site operating in El Dorado County.
Logistics Health Incorporated is opening up virus test appointments on a week-by-week basis. Those interested in getting tested who cannot make an appointment in the current week should try again the following week as new appointments become available.
Health service staff conducts nasal swab tests to determine the active presence of the COVID-19 virus at the time of testing. Tests are available for free to anyone aged 1 year or up regardless of their health, access to medical insurance, their residence location, or their immigration status, with priority going to those with COVID-19 symptoms such as fever and shortness of breath. You do not have to be symptomatic to receive a test.
To register for an appointment online, visit the Logistics Health Incorporated test site (https://lhi.care/covidtesting), or call 888-634-1123 if you do not have Internet access. Walk-ins may be available on a limited basis. Patients who test positively will be contacted via telephone by a nurse.
COVID testing days and hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 7am to 12pm and 1pm to 7pm, closed Sundays and Mondays. LTCC is located at One College Drive off of Al Tahoe Boulevard in the heart of South Lake Tahoe. For directions or more information, call (530) 541-4660.
The planning and operation of LTCC’s test site is the responsibility of El Dorado County’s Emergency Operations Center. LTCC’s PE Building is a standalone structure located more than 100 yards away from all other facilities on LTCC’s campus, allowing essential college employees to safely conduct their work without interacting with visitors coming for COVID-19 testing.
LTCC’s main parking lot is divided with barricades and signage used to limit access to the PE building to medical personnel and test patients only. No college personnel are involved in testing work.
When the testing site closes, LTCC’s PE building will undergo an intensive sterilization process led by public health experts before returning to service for any college activities.
For more local and regional information about the novel coronavirus, visit LTCC's main Coronavirus Update webpage.