BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA — November 12, 2020 — COVID-19 testing startup Curative today announced the deployment of a new flu vaccine walk-up kiosk in Berkeley with up to available to all are and nearby area residents. The site is located near McLaughlin Eastshore State Seashore and will be the first public flu vaccine kiosk with no cost to patients in Berkeley.
“Curative is proud to provide the Berkeley community with a flu vaccine site, serving as a crucial resource during this pandemic,” said Fred Turner, CEO and co-founder of Curative. “As colder weather and winter season approaches, we want to make getting the flu vaccine more accessible with our easy walk-up kiosk to all residents.”
Curative also offers an oral-fluid swab test in Berkeley located at the Berkeley Adult School (1701 San Pablo Ave), Monday through Saturday from 9am to 3pm. Curative’s unique, self-collected oral fluid swab COVID-19 test offers a painless, simple option with quick 24-48-hour results and no cost to patients. An alternative method to nasopharyngeal or brain swabs in testing for COVID-19, the entire Curative test is done without having to come into close contact with others, therefore eliminating the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) changes. The sample collection process can be viewed here.
Flu vaccines are currently available by walk-up or appointment at the 6th street locaton in the Berkeley neighborhood. Appointments are available at curative.com as well as additional information on all of Curative’s offerings.
Curative Inc. was founded to develop tests for sepsis in January 2020 and pivoted to COVID-19 in early March 2020 upon realizing the urgent need for test development and production in the United States. Curative is currently operational within a CLIA-certified lab in Los Angeles, CA, Washington, D.C. and Austin, TX. Founded by Fred Turner and comprised of a team of doctors, scientists, engineers, and health industry experts, Curative is rapidly scaling its simple-to-use oral fluid COVID-19 tests to reach the groups most in need of testing. For more details on Curative, please visit curative.com.
Curative Inc. and its subsidiary, Curative Management Services LLC, engage with medical entities that provide vaccination services.
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