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 September 21 - 25, mobile units will be available:
162 West 174th Street
Bronx, NY 10453
Corner of Lafayette Avenue and Morrison Avenue
Bronx, NY 10473
Throggs Neck Senior Center
680 Balcom Avenue
Bronx, NY 10465
Christian Fellowship SDA Church
777 Schenectady Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
5618 18th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11204
Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand Houses
2953 Avenue W
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Highbridge Park - Raoul Wallenberg Playground
Corner of 189th Street and Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10040
Meltzer Senior Center
94 East 1st Street
New York, NY 10009
9 Beach 17th Street
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
New Life Community Health Center
82-10 Queens Boulevard
Elmhurst, NY 11373
Ozone Park Library
7 days a week, 9/18 - 10/2, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
92-24 Rockaway Boulevard
Ozone Park, NY 11417
South Jamaica Houses
106-62 160th Street
Jamaica, NY 11433
St. George's Ferry Terminal, Ramp E
1 Bay Street
Staten Island, NY 10301
Todt Hill Houses
275 Westwood Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314
To find a testing site near you, type your zip code into the below.