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 10-14, mobile units will be available:
Edenwald Community Center
1150 E 229th Street
Bronx, NY 10466
Throggs Neck Senior Center
680 Balcom Avenue
Bronx, NY 10465
Kings Church of Christ (Brownsville)
361 Rockaway Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Corner of 44th Street and 6th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11220
Islamic Cultural Center
222 East 97th Street
New York, NY 10128
2205 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Queens Public Library at Flushing
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Seventh Day Adventist Community Service Complex
41-26 58th Street
Queens, NY 11377
160 Lamport Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10305
To find a testing site near you, type your zip code into the below.