In this handout photo, José Bruballa, eighty six, receives one of the first Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines in Spain at the Somontano nursing home on December. 27, 2020 in Barbastro, Spain. (Alvaro Calvo/Government associated with Aragon via Getty Images)

Costa Mesa is helping seniors get tested for COVID-19 by  providing easy methods and locations.

The city  provides partnered with  Orange Region Health Agency and 360 Clinic  to offer free COVID-19 testing at the Costa Mesa Senior Center beginning January. 9.

“This new testing and wellness kiosk at our mature center will allow those who survive the better access to testing plus healthcare resources closer to house, ” Mayor Katrina Foley said in a  January. 7  release.   “Testing for COVID-19 is an important device to help us get this computer virus under control. ”

An appointment is required for the examining at a kiosk at the older center from 9 the. m. to 3 l. m. Saturdays  and Sundays.

Costa Mesa plans for  the  kiosk  to  provide up to five hundred tests per day. Those who have pre-registered on the 360 Clinic internet site can check-in with a medical center staff  who will assign the test swab.   Results are obtained within 24-72 hours through text message or email.

Frontline workers plus senior citizens with credentials may have priority, according to the city.

Registration for the check is available online  at .