COVID-19 Information & Updates

Together with the City of Twentynine Palms, Visit 29 Palms continues to closely monitor the latest developments and guidance provided by the California Department of Public Health and San Bernardino County Health Department in support local and state efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. As of June 15, 2021, restrictions such as physical distancing and capacity limits on businesses have been lifted, and the State of California has moved beyond its Blueprint for a Safe Economy County tier system. To learn more about what safety measures are being taken in California to slow the spread of COVID-19, please visit or

Masks now required in all indoor public settings in California

Starting on December 15, 2021, masks are required to be worn by all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, in all public indoor settings across California. This new state-wide mask mandate will remain in effect until February 15, 2022. For more information on mask requirements in California, visit the California Department of Public Health website.

COVID-19 testing in and near 29 Palms

In addition to scheduling COVID tests at local pharmacies such as Walgreens and Rite Aid, the County of San Bernardino offers free COVID testing at the Joshua Tree Community Center, located at 6171 Sunburst Street in Joshua Tree, California. This community test site is open Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, from 10 AM to 4 PM, and is a short 20-minute drive from downtown 29 Palms. Walk-ins are welcome however appointments are highly recommended.

To schedule your COVID testing appointment at a County of San Bernardino testing location, please visit:

To view the full list of COVID test locations in the County of San Bernardino, please visit:

COVID-19 vaccinations in and near 29 Palms

COVID-19 vaccines are now available to people 5 and older who live and work in San Bernardino County, with full details available at

To learn more, and to schedule your vaccination appointment at a hospital, clinic, or County-run site, please visit

To learn more and to schedule your vaccination appointment at a local pharmacy, please visit

COVID-19 information hotlines

County of San Bernardino COVID-19 Hotline: (909)387-3911
Available Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM

State of California COVID-19 Hotline: 1-833-422-4255
Available Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 8 PM
Saturday and Sunday, 8 AM to 5 PM