Coronavirus Testing Centers: Find COVID-19 Testing Near You

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State guidelines and testing criteria differ by state, please read or select appropriate state below.

  1. Call your local healthcare provider or hospital if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
  2. Test providers will determine if testing is appropriate for your case based on local criteria.. 
  3. Call the coronavirus test site before you go to confirm all final details.

  • If you have symptoms:
      • Stay home and call your health care provider to discuss whether you should be evaluated in person for testing. Providers determine if testing is appropriate based on symptoms and risk factors.
      • Separate yourself from other people and animals in your home as much as possible, including using a separate bathroom, if possible.
  • If your illness is worsening (e.g., difficulty breathing):
      • Seek prompt medical attention but call ahead to tell them that you think you may have COVID-19. Put on a facemask before you enter the facility.
  • If you have a medical emergency and need to call 911:
      • Notify the dispatch personnel that you have, or may have COVID- 19. If possible, put on a facemask before emergency medical services arrive.

  • The state public health lab and commercial labs are conducting testing. The state public health lab is prioritizing specific cases:
        • patients with recent close contact to a lab-confirmed of COVID-19
        • patients with a history of travel to or residence in a community where local transmission of COVID-19 has occurred within the past 14 days
        • hospitalized patients
        • residents of long-term care facilities
        • healthcare workers with a negative flu test
  • Test results from the state lab are expected in one to three days. Results times from commercial labs may vary.
  • Patients with COVID-19 should remain under home isolation until their medical provider believes the risk of transmission to others is low.

For more coronavirus information, visit the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services’ website or call Alaska COVID-19 information by dialing 2-1-1 or 1-800-478-2221. Available 7am-8pm, 7 days a week. 

 

*This listings are updated regularly with the latest, publicly available data. The number of testing centers changes quickly. 

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