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 are sick or had close contact with someone who is sick in the last 14 days:
      • Stay home. Call your doctor or a health care provider if you have symptoms, before seeking treatment in person.
      • New York City emergency responders are experiencing a surge in unnecessary calls and ask that the public only call 911 if they have a heart condition, are choking, are having true difficulties breathing or cannot breathe. Non-emergency calls should be directed to your health care provider or the city’s 3-1-1 system, which can help you determine the next steps.
  • Testing can be ordered by a health care provider, who determine whether a test should be done, or by calling the state COVID-19 hotline at 1-888-364-3065.

  • Patients must meet the state’s criteria to be tested, which evaluates a combination of symptoms and risk factors.  If you think you may need to be tested, you can fill out the state’s online assessment form to be screened for testing.
  • Providers use the Department of Health’s criteria for determining if testing should be done, prioritizing:
      • An individual has come within proximate contact (same classroom, office, or gatherings) of another person known to be positive
      • An individual has traveled to a country that the CDC has issued a Level 2 or Level 3 Travel Health Notice, and shows symptoms of illness
      •  An individual is quarantined (mandatory or precautionary) and has shown symptoms of COVID-19 illness
      • An individual is symptomatic and has not tested positive for any other infection; or
      • Other cases where the facts and circumstances warrant as determined by the treating clinician in consultation with state and local department of health officials.
  • New York state had 28 public and private labs conducting testing. The state’s public health lab can complete a test in three to five hours. Other lab results times may vary.
  • Appointment-based drive through testing is also available in New Rochelle (serving all of Westchester County), Nassau County, Suffolk County, Rockland County, Staten Island, and the Bronx. Drive-through sites are prioritizing testing individuals that are part of the highest-risk populations. To make an appointment, call 888-364-3065.

For more information, call 1-888-364-3065 or visit the New York Department of Health’s website.

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

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