Identify Testing Demand and Complete Application
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  Select your testing type?

PCR Antigen  

Identify Demand icon. Identify testing demand in your community or organization

Before proceeding with offering testing, organizations need to determine their testing demand and make decisions on the following:

  • Target populations, e.g., residents within a particular area, workers within a particular industry
  • Anticipated weekly testing volume
  • Frequency for conducting tests e.g., once a week
  • Potential sites to best serve target population

Fill Application icon. Fill out the application

If you are interested in partnering with the State of California to offer PCR or other molecular tests, please fill out this application.
The application asks for information including:

  • Collection site address
  • Site point of contact
  • Estimated weekly testing volume
  • Site address for kit shipping

Note that the approval process takes at least five days, so be sure to submit your application form well in advance of your first planned test. After your application is approved, the State will send you a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to review, complete, and submit.

Complete MOU icon. Complete the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

After your application is approved, be sure to review, complete, and submit the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU attests to the responsibilities of running a collection site.