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After facing supply shortages, Southern California tribes work to expand COVID-19 testing

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Desert Sun – Health

In a remote patch of desert near the Salton Sea, the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians run a small health clinic from a triple-wide trailer on their reservation.

Outside the clinic doors, a white tent has been set up to provide coronavirus testing, now often in 100-degree heat…

Amanda Ulrich
July 17, 2020

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After facing supply shortages, Southern California tribes work to expand COVID-19 testing
Photo: Medical assistant Luis Jimenez works at the Torres Martinez Indian Health Clinic in Thermal, September 16, 2019.
Credit: Jay Calderon/The Desert Sun