COVID-19 Notice: Information, vaccine distribution and visitation policies- learn more.   COVID-19 Health Line: 530.600.1999
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Testing for COVID-19 is ongoing in our area for both individuals experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and those with no symptoms.

Barton Health

Barton Health is testing for COVID-19 using the appropriate testing guidelines. If you have experienced, in the last 14 days, fever or chills/rigors/shaking, muscle or body aches or pain, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea, fatigue, congestion or runny nose, OR if you have been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days, please call your health provider’s office or Barton’s COVID-19 Clinical Health Line at 530.600.1999. Callers will speak with a health clinician and may be referred for testing at one of our referral-only respiratory screening centers.

Please make sure you signup for MyChart as your results will be populated into your electronic record upon receipt. If you are positive, you should expect a call from a provider.

Public Testing

El Dorado County

El Dorado County Public Health is providing public testing for Lake Tahoe residents (from California and Nevada) in South Lake Tahoe on Tuesday-Saturday from 8am-4pm at the Lake Tahoe Airport.

The free county testing is available for asymptomatic or symptomatic individuals (children and adults of ALL ages) and testing can be done more than once at no cost.

Register for a testing appointment online:, or Nevada residents* in the Tahoe area, Spanish speaking residents or those without internet access can call 888.634.1123 to make an appointment.

* Nevada residents may register online by using El Dorado County's South Lake Tahoe Office address: 1360 Johnson Blvd., Suite 103, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.

Quad Counties (Douglas, Carson City, Storey & Lyon Counties)

Carson City Health & Human Services is testing symptomatic individuals and frequently offers public testing events for Quad County residents without symptoms. Please visit their website to learn more about any upcoming testing events.