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:
      • Call your healthcare provider to discuss whether you should be evaluated in person and considered for testing. If you are symptomatic but don’t have a health care provider, you can call your county health department and be referred to a clinic for evaluation. If your symptoms are mild, stay home, and monitor your health.
  • If you need a medical assessment:
      • Call the health clinic or hospital before you arrive and tell the provider about your symptoms. This will help the healthcare provider’s office take steps to keep other people from getting infected or exposed.

  • Your provider will determine if you should be tested. If so, samples can be collected at most health care facilities, then sent to the state public health laboratory or a commercial lab for analysis. Tests performed by the state lab have to be approved by the Tennessee Department of Health. Private labs do not require approval.
  • The public health lab is prioritizing testing for high-risk groups, including:
      • hospitalized patients
      • contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases
      • workers in occupations with exposure to large numbers of contacts
      • health care workers
      • nursing home residents
      • severely immunocompromised patients
      • pregnant women
  • Results from the state lab should be available within 24 to 48 hours. Turnaround time can be affected by demand.

For more information, call the department’s COVID-19 public information hotline at 877-857-2945 or 833-556-2476 (available daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.) or visit the state’s coronavirus website.

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

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