COVID-19 BRHD Testing Sites

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

  • Below are free testing sites hosted by UVA Health. These sites offer free  COVID PCR testing (nasal swabs) for anyone ages 6 months and older and also offer COVID-19 vaccinations. **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.
  • In-home test kits are not available at local health departments. 
  • Questions? Call BRHD’s COVID-19 hotline at 434-972-6261 (staffed M-F 8am-4:30pm) or email us at BRHealthDistrict@gmail.com.

BRHD is hosting free COVID-19 rapid test kit distribution events at all local health departments in December. Please visit this webpage for more details.

November/December Testing

Monday, December 5 from 6-7:30pm (hosted by UVA Health @ Church of Incarnation)

  • 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.

Tuesday, December 13 from 5:30-7pm (hosted by UVA Health @ Mt Zion)

  • 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.

Monday, December 19 from 6-7:30pm (hosted by UVA Health @ Church of Incarnation)

  • 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.

Tuesday, January 3 from 5:30-7pm (hosted by UVA Health @ Mt Zion)

  • 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.

Monday, January 9 from 6-7:30pm (hosted by UVA Health @ Church of Incarnation)

  • 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.

Tuesday, January 10 from 5:30-7pm (hosted by UVA Health @ Mt Zion)

  • 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.

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 Trail, 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).