Frequently Asked Questions

Get the answers to your COVID-19 testing questions below.

What qualifications do I need to get tested for COVID-19?

In order to be eligible for COVID testing you must meet at least one of the CDC guidelines listed below:

  • People who have symptoms of COVID-19
  • People who have had close contact (within 6 feet for a total of 15 minutes or more) with someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19
  • People who have taken part in activities that put them at higher risk for COVID-19 because they cannot socially distance as needed, such as travel, attending large social or mass gatherings, or being in crowded indoor settings.
  • People who have been asked or referred to get testing by their healthcare provider, local or state health department.
  • People currently living in an area with known community spread.
What should I bring with me to my test?

Just bring your State ID or Drivers’ License, a mask, and your insurance card*.

*Tests are covered by insurance or the CARES Act, which means that your test is completely free based upon eligibility.

What do I do when I get to the testing site?

When you arrive at the drive-through test site, follow the instructions posted at the testing center. You’ll stay in your vehicle, and our staff will direct you to where you can get tested. Keep your mask on at all times, except when actively being tested.

When will I get my results back?

Because of our 20+ nationwide COVID lab network, you can get your COVID-19 test results back in just 24 hours.

Can I schedule an appointment ahead of time?

Scheduling will be made available in the coming weeks. However, our testing capacity guarantees a minimal wait time. Just come to the testing site, and get tested in a few minutes.

How much does a COVID-19 test cost?

Tests are covered by insurance or the CARES act, which means that your test is completely free based on eligibility.

How accurate are nasal PCR COVID-19 tests?

Studies have shown that nasal PCR COVID-19 tests are less likely to report false negative tests for both symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals, which means they’re more accurate than rapid antigen testing.

Don’t see the answers to your COVID-19 testing questions above? Find the Eurofins drive-through test site near you for location-specific information.