COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site at Sierra View Medical Center

Sierra View Medical Center's Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Station provides COVID-19 testing for those with referral paperwork from a doctor's office or the Tulare County Public Health Department. 

Located at 263 Pearson Dr., Porterville, CA 93257, the testing location, also referred to as the testing tent, is located on the north side of the SVMC Medical Office Building and open Monday – Friday, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and closed on weekends and holidays.

Additional Information:

While this testing location is not open to the public without a referral, all community members may make an appointment for COVID-19 testing at the Porterville Veterans Memorial Building. Please visit lhi.cares/covidtesting for scheduling. For additional guidance and resources regarding COVID-19, please call the Tulare County Public Health Department’s COVID-19 Response Team at 559-685-5720 or visit

For individuals who've been referred to test at SVMC’s COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site:

What to Expect

  1. Please drive up to testing tent located on north side of the SVMC Medical Office Building (signage will direct you around the main entrance).
  2. If no staff is present at the testing table, please call (559) 920-0976. Note, please do not call after-hours, as testing is available from Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. only; not open holidays or weekends.
  3. Provide your paperwork when prompted.
  4. An employee wearing a personal protective equipment will collect your specimen.
  5. Results will be shared with your doctor.
  6. You will be contacted with test results by your doctor's office and/or the Tulare County Public Health Department.