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COVID-19 Testing Locations 

  • PCR testing services are available in Alameda with NextGen Laboratories. Make an appointment or walk-up today. NOTE: Due to increased demand for testing, plan for delays and arrive at least two hours before closing if possible: Tuesday/Thursday/Friday arrive before 2pm and Wednesdays before 4pm.

  • Free rapid tests can be ordered from the federal government and they will be shipped directly to your residence. You can also order by phone at 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489) from 5am to 9pm with multiple languages available. Insurance companies are now required to reimburse for up to 8 at-home tests per person per month. Check with your insurance company directly to get more information. 

  • Free COVID-19 testing is available at Alameda County Community Testing Sites or find a Testing Event near you. 

  • CityHealth offers drive-thru testing at North Field near Oakland Airport. Make an appointment

  • OnPoint offers rapid testing for $69 and PCR testing for $149. Find a location.

  • If you have medical insurance, your doctor/healthcare provider can help you with additional testing options.

  • If you are traveling, State, local, and territorial governments may have travel restrictions in place, including testing requirements, stay-at-home orders, and quarantine requirements upon arrival. Follow all state, local, and territorial travel restrictions. If traveling by air, check if your airline requires any health information, testing, or other documents.

AUSD Staff & Student Testing

  • The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) provides free voluntary staff and student COVID-19 testing by walk-in only. Click here for more information, including testing times and locations.
  • AUSD also offers regular testing at its elementary schools.