Communicable Disease

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COVID-19 Self-test Reporting Portal

 Individuals who live, work, or have been exposed to COVID-19 in Portsmouth can report self-test or at-home test results. Additionally, community members can request a call from the Portsmouth Health Department’s COVID-19 Response Team for information or guidance. Reporting is completely voluntary. To report your home test results, please visit the Self-test Reporting Portal. The information collected is used to monitor and deploy mitigation strategies to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the community.

COVID-19 At-home Test Kits

Are you a Portsmouth resident in need of COVID-19 test kits? The Portsmouth Health Department can provide residents with free at-home COVID-19 test kits. If you are in need of a test kit, please visit the At-home Test Kit Request Portal. The information collected is used to connect with community members to distribute test kits.

COVID-19 Testing Locations

Do you need to find COVID-19 testing sites near you? The Virginia Department of Health has a COVID-19 Testing Locator to help you easily locate facilities that offer COVID-19 testing. To find a testing location near you, please visit the COVID-19 Testing Locator.

In addition to the resources on the testing locator map, you may find additional testing sites in by visiting:

Additionally, the Portsmouth Health Department offers COVID-19 Testing every Tuesday from 8 AM through 11 AM and 12:30 PM through 3 PM. Walk-ins are welcome!

COVID-19 Child Care Facility Information

Child care and daycare facilities located in Portsmouth can request at-home COVID-19 test kits from the Portsmouth Health Department to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in their facilities. If you are in need of test kits, please call 757-393-8585 x8718. Test kits can typically be delivered within 24 business hours of the request.

For the latest information on COVID-19 in child care and daycare facilities, please visit

Are you a childcare facility owner and missed the Portsmouth Health Department’s Child Care Talk on October 12, 2022? The slides and information from the meeting can be found here: COVID-19 Child Care Talk Presentation.pdf (Requires Adobe Reader).