UC Davis Opens COVID-19 Testing Site
UC Davis partners with Yolo County to open COVID-19 testing site in south Davis. In addition, UC Davis and Healthy Davis Together have formed a partnership to combat pandemics. The COVID-19 testing site will be open until June 30. The community is encouraged to wear masks while indoors, get tested, boosted and vaccinated.
COVID-19 testing site to open in south Davis
Healthy Davis Together is expanding their free COVID-19 testing clinics in the community. The new site will open on Monday, September 20 in South Davis. It will provide COVID-19 tests seven days a week. The new clinic will join other testing locations in the area, including the Farm House at The Cannery, the Veterans Memorial Center and the UC Davis Activities and Recreation Center.
The COVID-19 testing clinic at the Genome Center at UC Davis processed its one millionth saliva test on April 16. The city of Davis and UC Davis have been working together in a way that is unprecedented in the fight against the disease. This includes saliva testing and community outreach.
UC Davis has partnered with Healthy Davis Together
Healthy Davis Together has announced a new testing location in South Davis. It will open on Monday, September 20, and will provide free COVID-19 screening seven days a week. The new site joins the Farm House at The Cannery, the Veterans Memorial Center, and the UC Davis Activities and Recreation Center.
The project is highly cost effective. It will save the community $112.7 million over the next ten years. In addition to eliminating hospital costs, Healthy Davis Together will preserve more than 70,000 years of life. Mathematica estimates that the program will save Davis and surrounding communities about $35 million in the first year and $40 million by January 2022.
UC Davis partners with Healthy Davis Together in COVID-19 testing
UC Davis partners with Healthy Davis Together in a community health program that provides free COVID-19 testing and quarantine housing. The goal of this program is to help the community avoid disease outbreaks by providing a safe environment for those who are infected with the virus. The university has 250 beds designated for quarantine housing.
Healthy Davis Together is a comprehensive pandemic response program in Davis, California. It provides free COVID-19 testing to community residents and promotes vaccination and other measures to protect the community from the virus. A recent evaluation by Mathematica, a company focused on improving public health, shows the success of the program. This innovative program utilizes a precision public health strategy by combining targeted epidemiological infectious disease control approaches with behavior change interventions.