COVID-19 BRHD Testing Sites

Please note: In-home test kits are not available at local health departments. Click here for information on ordering free in-home Covid-19 test kits.

Free COVID-19 Testing Sites in the Blue Ridge Health District

  • Below are free testing sites hosted by BRHD, UVA Health, and Next Molecular Lab. These sites offer free  COVID PCR testing (nasal swabs) for anyone ages 6 months and older. **All drive-thru testing is weather dependent!** TRAVEL NOTE: If you need testing for travel purposes, you should find the requirements and contact your primary care provider or go to an urgent care for testing.
  • Please note: BRHD will no longer offer free testing at Health Departments starting July 2022. Free drive-through testing will still be available on Mondays & Tuesdays by UVA Health and on Wednesdays & Fridays by NEXT Molecular lab.
  • Community members can order free rapid at-home test kits here.
  • Questions? Call BRHD’s COVID-19 hotline at 434-972-6261 (staffed M-F 8am-4:30pm) or email us at BRHealthDistrict@gmail.com.

Mondays (Charlottesville hosted by UVA Health every Monday – walk-ins only)

  • When: Every Monday from 6 pm-7:30 pm. No appointment needed.
    • **testing will NOT happen on Monday, July 4th**
  • Where: Church of the Incarnation, 1465 Incarnation Dr., Charlottesville, VA
  • What/How: Drive-through and walk-up COVID-19 testing for people over the age of 6 months. No appointment needed.
  • Results: UVA Health will call people with their test results within 3 days. For result questions, contact MyChart@virginia.edu or 434-243-2500.

Tuesdays  (Charlottesville hosted by UVA Health every Tuesday – walk-ins only)

  • When: Every Tuesday from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm. No appointment needed.
  • Where: Mount Zion First African Baptist Church, 105 Lankford Ave. Charlottesville, VA
  • What/How: Drive-through and walk-up COVID-19 testing for people over the age of 6 months. No appointment needed.
  • Results: UVA Health will call people with their test results within 3 days. For result questions, contact MyChart@virginia.edu or 434-243-2500.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 – 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm (hosted by BRHD – appointment only)

  • Greene County Health Department, 85 Stanard Street, Stanardsville, Va.
  • Register online here.
  • Results take up to 72 hours & will be emailed or texted to you. If you don’t get your results within 72 hours, contact BRHealthDistrict@gmail.com or 434-972-6261.

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 – 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm (hosted by BRHD – appointment only)
***CANCELLED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER***

Friday, June 24, 2022 – 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm (hosted by NEXT Molecular – walk-in only)

  • Fashion Square Mall, JCPenney Parking Lot, 1600 Rio Road, Charlottesville, Va.
  • Walk-ins only.
  • Testing is done by NextMolecular lab. Results take up to 48 hours. If you don’t get results within 48 hours, contact clientservices@nextmolecular.com or 804-977-6600 ext 3.

Monday, June 27, 2022 – 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm (hosted by BRHD – appointment only)

  • Nelson County Health Department, Nelson Health Department Parking Lot, 4038 Thomas Nelson Highway, Arrington, VA
  • Register online here.
  • Results take up to 72 hours & will be emailed or texted to you. If you don’t get your results within 72 hours, contact BRHealthDistrict@gmail.com or 434-972-6261.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 – 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm (hosted by BRHD – appointment only)

  • Yancey Community Health Center, 7625 Porters Rd., Esmont, Va.
  • Register online here.
  • Results take up to 72 hours & will be emailed or texted to you. If you don’t get your results within 72 hours, contact BRHealthDistrict@gmail.com or 434-972-6261.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 – 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm (hosted by BRHD – appointment only)

  • Fashion Square Mall, JCPenney Parking Lot, 1600 Rio Road, Charlottesville, Va.
  • Register online here.
  • Results take up to 72 hours & will be emailed or texted to you. If you don’t get your results within 72 hours, contact BRHealthDistrict@gmail.com or 434-972-6261.

Thursday, June 30, 2022 – 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm (hosted by BRHD – appointment only)

Please note: BRHD will no longer offer free testing at Health Departments starting July 2022. Free drive-through testing will still be available on Mondays & Tuesdays by UVA Health and on Wednesdays & Fridays by NEXT Molecular lab.

Wednesdays in July (hosted by NEXT Molecular – walk-in only)

  • Time: 3:30 – 6:30 pm
  • Dates: Wednesdays July 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Walk-ins only.
  • Where: Fashion Square Mall, JCPenney Parking Lot, 1600 Rio Road, Charlottesville, Va.
  • Testing is done by NextMolecular lab. Results take up to 48 hours. If you don’t get results within 48 hours, contact clientservices@nextmolecular.com or 804-977-6600 ext 3.

Fridays in July (hosted by NEXT Molecular – walk-in only)

  • Time: 3:30 – 6:30 pm
  • Dates: Fridays July 8, 15, 22
  • Walk-ins only.
  • Where: Fashion Square Mall, JCPenney Parking Lot, 1600 Rio Road, Charlottesville, Va.
  • Testing is done by NextMolecular lab. Results take up to 48 hours. If you don’t get results within 48 hours, contact clientservices@nextmolecular.com or 804-977-6600 ext 3.

Other Local COVID-19 Testing Resources

For other COVID-19 testing resources, please contact your primary care provider (PCP). If you don’t have a PCP or insurance, see the medical practices and retail resources below. Please confirm their available services and costs before you schedule an appointment.

  • Virginia Department of Health’s statewide testing site locator.
  • TestHere site in Charlottesville (payment be required)
  • COVIDAlbemarle in Charlottesville (payment may be required)
  • Central Virginia Health Services (2 locations in Albemarle County):
    • Charlottesville (Neighborhood Family Health Centers): 434-227-5624 (offering antibody testing)
    • Southern Albemarle: 434-286-3602 (offering antibody testing)
  • Med Express on 29 North (1149 Seminole Train, Charlottesville, Va.): 434-978-3998
  • UVA Riverside (2335 Seminole Ln Suite 200, Charlottesville, Va.): (434) 975-7700
  • Find more testing sites close to you on the interactive VDH COVID-19 testing website.
  • Pediatric Testing Resources:
    • Pediatric Associates: 434-296-9161
    • Piedmont Pediatrics: 434-975-7777
    • UVA Pediatrics: 434-982-3816

For antibody testing, you should contact your primary care provider (PCP). If you do not have a PCP, Central Virginia Health Services and the Charlottesville LabCorps is offering antibody testing (see information above).