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Drive-Up COVID-19 Testing

Open to the public, all ages

Results in 48 hours    

Cost: $65*
Appointments Required

Ideal for those who need quick results, whether or not you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or were exposed

Schedule Now

Please bring your ID and a credit card. Cash is not accepted. By scheduling through this link, you agree that you will be charged $65, payable by credit card at the testing site. Test results are generally available within 48 hours through your MyUCSDChart account. (If you don't have one, your appointment confirmation email will include a link to create one.) If your results are positive, you will also receive a call.


For information about the testing process, results delivery, and who can be tested, see UC San Diego Health COVID Testing.


* Other COVID-19 Testing Options

There are other testing options that may be covered by insurance. For details, see UC San Diego Health COVID Testing.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 or were exposed, we recommend calling your primary care provider (800-926-8273 for UC San Diego Health patients) so that the cost of testing is covered by your health insurance. 

Airline Travel

We do not offer any official travel testing. We encourage you to closely check the testing requirements of your destination before traveling. It is the traveler's responsibility to schedule any testing at the appropriate time and by an approved testing provider.