COVID-19 is a severe respiratory syndrome and infectious disease. Its symptoms include but are not limited to fever, cough, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell. However, not all people have symptoms when they have COVID-19.
The COVID-19 diagnostic test is safe, free, and easy. A nasal swab, oral swab or saliva sample may be used.
All New Yorkers should get tested now, whether or not you have symptoms or are at increased risk.
If your first COVID test is negative, you should get tested again if you
Most results are returned in about 3-5 days.
You do NOT need insurance to get a diagnostic test.
Your test results are confidential.
There are hundreds of convenient testing sites across the city, as well as mobile testing units visiting different locations throughout the five boroughs.
For the week of August 3-7, mobile units will be available:
St. Mary's Park
645 and 665 Westchester Avenue
Bronx, NY 10455
Throggs Neck Senior Center
2770 Dewey Avenue
Bronx, NY 10465
Bushwick/Hylan Senior Center
44 Humboldt Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206
5901 Ralph Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Lehman Senior Center
1589 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Mount Pleasant Community Church
2009 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard
New York, NY 10027
Rockaway Ferry Landing
11102 Beach Channel Drive
Rockaway Park, NY 11694
71 Jersey Street
Staten Island, NY 10301
Staten Island Mall
2655 Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314
To find a testing site near you, type your zip code into the below.