Free COVID-19 testing is widely available at healthcare
providers and pharmacies throughout central Ohio. Testing helps protect
yourself, your loved ones and the community from the virus.
See a list of local COVID-19 testing providers here.
Public Health can help link you to COVID-19 testing with The Ohio State
University Wexner Medical Center. Call 614-645-1519 Monday
through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
REPORT YOUR HOME TEST RESULTS HERE.
Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests through the Federal Government at https://www.covidtests.gov/.
Who should get
recommends you should get tested for COVID-19 if:
- You have symptoms such as fever or chills,
cough, difficulty breathing, sore throat, muscle or body aches, new loss of
taste or smell, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea –
regardless of vaccine status
- You have had close contact (within 6 feet for a
total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period) with someone with confirmed
- You are unvaccinated and have taken part in
activities that put them at higher risk for COVID-19 such as travel, attending
large social or mass gatherings, or being in crowded indoor setting.
What to do if you have COVID-19.