Coronavirus Testing Centers: Find COVID-19 Testing Near You
State guidelines and testing criteria differ by state, please read or select appropriate state below.
- Call your local healthcare provider or hospital if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
- Test providers will determine if testing is appropriate for your case based on local criteria..
- Call the coronavirus test site before you go to confirm all final details.
- Individuals who think they are sick or are getting sick:
- Stay home and monitor for cough, shortness of breath, and fever. Practice social distancing to avoid the spread of any illness they may have.
- If you are symptomatic and have had contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19:
- Call your health care provider to discuss whether you should be evaluated in person and considered for testing. If you are symptomatic, do not arrive at a health care provider or emergency room without calling ahead and alerting them to your symptoms.
- Providers determine if a patient should be tested and whether to contact the public health authorities or use a commercial lab.
- To be tested by the state public health laboratory, patients must meet the state’s criteria, which evaluates a combination of symptoms and risk factors. Priorities for testing may include:
- Hospitalized patients who have signs and symptoms compatible with COVID-19 in order to inform decisions related to infection control.
- Symptomatic residents of congregate living facilities that house adults ages 65 or older
- Individuals with chronic medical conditions and/or an immunocompromised state that may put them at higher risk for poor outcomes (e.g., diabetes, chronic heart disease, such as heart failure, receiving immunosuppressive medications, chronic lung disease, chronic kidney disease).
- Any persons including healthcare personnel, who within 14 days of symptom onset had close contact with a suspect COVID-19 patient with pending laboratory testing or laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 patient.
- Patients who don’t meet these requirements can consider testing at a commercial laboratory.
- State lab results are generally available within 24 hours. Commercial labs take approximately three days.
For more details, the public can call the Missouri 24-hour coronavirus hotline by dialing 877-435-8411 or visit the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services’ website.
*This listings are updated regularly with the latest, publicly available data. The number of testing centers changes quickly.