Wednesday, August 19, 2020 (10:07 am)

County COVID testing slated to begin Aug. 26 at OC Fair & Event Center

The Orange County Health Care Agency will begin conducting drive-through COVID-19 testing at OC Fair & Event Center starting Aug. 26, two days later than originally planned. Testing is by appointment only and will take place Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. in parking lots E and F. Guests will enter and exit through Gate 4.

Setup began on Wednesday, Aug. 19. Testing is being conducted in collaboration with 360 Clinic and is scheduled to continue through Oct. 23.

“OC Fair & Event Center is proud to provide use of the fairgrounds to assist the County in providing this valuable testing to Orange County residents,” said OC Fair & Event Center CEO Michele Richards. “It’s part of our emergency service to the community.”

For information on testing, visit For information on COVID-19 in Orange County, visit or contact the Orange County Health Care Agency.