PRESS RELEASE

City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

6/1/2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 060120
Subject:
COVID-19 Testing Sites Among Sites to Close Monday
Rapid Assessment Clinic, LBPD headquarters business desk also to close due to civil unrest in Long Beach
Contact:
City of Long Beach Joint Information Center
562.570.NEWS (Media Inquiries only)
jic@longbeach.gov (Media Inquiries only)
To report violations: 562.435.6711




Long Beach, CA - Due to ongoing civil unrest, the City of Long Beach will close COVID-19 testing sites today June 1, and until further notice. This is for the safety of the public and medical professionals. 

Long Beach test sites, all of which will be closed include:

  • Long Beach City College, Pacific Coast Campus (1305 E. Pacific Coast Hwy.)

  • Long Beach City College, Veterans Stadium (5000 E. Lew Davis Dr.)

  • Jordan High School (6500 Atlantic Ave.)

  • Cabrillo High School (2001 Santa Fe Ave.)

Individuals who have appointments for testing on June 1 will not need to reschedule; their appointment will be honored any other day that the site is open. 

New appointments are required for all testing sites and can be made online or by calling 562.570.INFO (4636).

Other facilities closed tomorrow include:

  • The Rapid Assessment Clinic (RAC), also located at Long Beach City College Pacific Coast Campus

  • Long Beach City Hall (411 W. Ocean Blvd.)

  • Port of Long Beach Administration Building (415 W. Ocean Blvd.)

  • The business desk at Long Beach Police Department headquarters (400 W. Broadway)

People who have phone or in-person appointments at the above locations could be affected by these emergency closures.

The City of Long Beach Joint Information Center (562.570.NEWS or jic@longbeach.gov) and the City’s COVID-19 information line (562.570.INFO) will be open on June 1. Refuse and recycling collection and street sweeping will still take place as usual.

On May 31, the City of Long Beach declared a local emergency and instituted a citywide curfew from 8 p.m. May 31 until 5 a.m. on June 1. The local emergency and citywide curfew could be extended if the situation warrants.  

Media inquiries can be directed to the City of Long Beach Joint Information Center, 562.570.NEWS, jic@longbeach.gov 

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