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Find a COVID-19 test

You can get tested for COVID-19 or pick up a home test at locations throughout Philadelphia.

You can also apply for free test kits for your community-based organization or special event.

COVID-19 test sites

When you go to a COVID-19 testing site, you’ll be asked for identification. You may also be asked for health insurance information. If you don’t have identification or health insurance, you can still get a test.

Some sites may also:

  • Limit testing to people who meet certain criteria.
  • Require an appointment.
  • Require a referral from your doctor.

You won’t have to pay out-of-pocket to get a test. However, some sites may bill your insurance for a visit fee.

Testing map

Search the map of permanent testing sites. You can:

  • Search for a testing site by address.
  • Click on a location for specific site information.
  • Filter the list of sites.

Some testing sites may close on certain days due to weather conditions or holidays. Always call ahead before you go to a site.

Testing calendar

Visit our testing calendar for a list of community testing events.

At-home test kits for individuals

Resource hubs

You can pick up free rapid antigen home test kits at five Health Department resource hubs.

  • Mi Salud Wellness Center, 200 E. Wyoming Ave., 19120
  • Bethany Baptist Church, 5747 Warrington Ave., 19143
  • The Shoppes at La Salle, 5301 Chew Ave., 19138
  • Mt. Enon Baptist Church, 500 Snyder Ave., 19148
  • Whitman Plaza, 330 W. Oregon Ave., 19148

You don’t need to make an appointment, but daily schedules vary. Visit our testing calendar for details.

Learn more about home COVID-19 tests.

Rapid test kits for community-based organizations

Community-based organizations (CBOs) serving clients and patrons in areas of high COVID-19 risk can apply for free rapid test kits.

Read the information sheet for the community-based organization program to learn more about eligibility and requirements.

Apply for the CBO test kit program

Rapid test kits for special events

The Department of Public Health strongly recommends that everyone take a COVID-19 test before and after attending large gatherings and events.

Event organizers and venues can apply for a limited supply of free rapid test kits to distribute to their event attendees.

Read the information sheet for the special event program to learn more about eligibility and requirements.

Apply for the special event test kit program


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