The regions are home to many essential workers. Veronica Martinez, a mother who works at a 99 Cents store, said she was concerned about contracting the virus at work and had trouble finding an open time to get tested.
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"I checked online - Bellflower, Downey, near my house, there's nothing available. So this helps a lot," Martinez said.
Area resident Desirae Taylor said she got tested because she works at a department store, and she talks to many potentially-infected customers throughout her day.
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