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 July 13-17, the mobile units will available Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the following locations (availability is subject to change due to inclement weather):
Greater Universal Baptist Church
253 East 153rd Street
Bronx, NY 10451
Salem Missionary Baptist Church
305 East 21st Street
Brooklyn, NY 11226
NYCHA Meltzer Senior Center
94 East 1st Street
New York, NY 10009
Corona Congregational Church
02-18 34th Avenue
Queens, NY 11368
NYCHA Mariners Harbor
311 Grandview Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10303
To find a testing site near you, type your zip code into the below.