COVID-19 Testing

Thank you for testing with us at Natomas Unified COVID-19 Community Testing.  While you will see changes, getting tested is still as easy as 1-2-3!

All Community Testing Sites have transitioned to a Statewide testing program, which is a paperless system using a software platform called COLOR. In addition to scheduling an appointment time at, it is now required to complete REGISTRATION ONLINE at COLOR. Please follow steps 1, 2, and 3 below.

WHEN: Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Lunch break 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.)
WHERE: 1931 Arena Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95834
RESULTS: Available in 72 hours by email

Getting tested is as easy as 1-2-3!

STEP 1: Choose an appointment time. You will receive confirmation and reminders via text/email for your appointment. The email confirmation has the link for COLOR.

STEP 2: Register for a test on COLOR. You MUST complete this step to fulfill registration. This portion of the registration takes the most time to complete, so we highly recommend completing this step before your testing date. Incomplete registration will result in delays in testing and results.

STEP 3: Arrive at your testing site 15 minutes before your appointment time. Bring your ID and wear a face mask. 

Additional Information

Your testing sample will be obtained via self-swab guided by trained staff. You will be provided a card with a barcode to obtain your results online at Do your best not to lose your barcode. We recommend taking a picture of your card to be on the safe side. 

We hope this information is useful to you. Continue to wash your hands, physically distance, wear a face covering, and stay safe.

Frequently Asked Questions

How will I know when my results are ready?
You will receive a text and email at the phone number and email you provided. You can also visit to check if your results are ready. You’ll need to enter your date of birth and the test barcode found on your test kit card.
¿Cómo sabré cuando estén listos mis resultados?
Recibirá un mensaje de texto y un correo electrónico al número de teléfono y al correo electrónico que proporcionó. También puede visitar para comprobar si sus resultados están listos. Deberá ingresar su fecha de nacimiento y el código de barra de prueba que se encuentra en la tarjeta del kit de prueba.

Expected Turn Around Time
24-72 hours. 

Turnaround time is the usual number of hours from the time a specimen is received at the laboratory to when the result is released.
Tiempo de espera para recibir respuesta 

24-72 horas.
El tiempo de espera para recibir respuesta es desde que se recibe una muestra en el laboratorio hasta que se publica el resultado.

What do I do if I’ve lost my barcode?
Please do your best to keep your barcode. Losing it may delay access to your results. Some people take a photo of it with their phone, just in case. If you lose your barcode, please contact Color Support for assistance at 833-594-1825 or [email protected].
¿Qué hago si pierdo mi código de barra?
Haga todo lo posible para conservar su código de barra. Perderlo puede retrasar el acceso a sus resultados. Algunas personas le toman una foto con su teléfono, por si acaso. Si pierde su código de barra, comuníquese con el departamento de soporte de color para obtener ayuda al 833-594-1825 o [email protected].

Who should I contact if I have more questions or if I need help accessing my results?
Please contact Color Support at 833-594-1825 or [email protected].
¿Con quién debo comunicarme si tengo más preguntas o si necesito ayuda para acceder mis resultados?
Comuníquese con el departamento de soporte de Color al 833-594-1825 o [email protected]