COVID-19 testing was impacted again Wednesday throughout Los Angeles County due to safety concerns arising from continuing protests against police brutality, with only two city testing locations operational and hours limited at some county-run sites.
The city-run testing sites at Dodger Stadium and the Crenshaw Christian Center at 8901 S. Vermont Ave. were the ones operating Wednesday, as will be the case again Thursday. Appointments scheduled at closed locations for both days were moved to the Dodger Stadium site.
The county testing site at the South Bay Galleria in Redondo Beach was closed Wednesday.
The site at Bellflower City Hall, 16600 Civic Center Drive, closed at 11 a.m., while the site at the Charles R. Drew University Campus, 1731 E. 120th St., was set to close at 2:30 p.m. The Hawthorne Medical Center site at Betty Ainsworth Sports Center, 3851 W. El Segundo Blvd., will close at 4 p.m.
The following sites will close at 5 p.m.:
— Cal State Los Angeles, 5151 State University Drive;
— ChapCare Pasadena, 1595 N. Lake Ave.;
— ChapCare Vacco Health Center, 10408 Vacco St., South El Monte;
— Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 1000 W. Carson St., Torrance;
— Los Angeles County-Crenshaw, 3606 W. Exposition Blvd.;
— Santa Monica College, 2800 Airport Ave.; and
— West Jordan High School, 171 W. Bort St., Long Beach.