Richmond and Henrico Area COVID-19 Test Distribution Sites

COVID-19 Community Test Distribution Events

RHHD is offering free self-swab COVID-19 PCR tests and is distributing free at-home COVID-19 tests in Richmond City and Henrico County. Test events are subject to change or cancellation. Locations are accessible for wheelchairs and other mobility support devices. Car-side service is also available on-site as needed.

PLEASE 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.

DATE TIME LOCATION ADDRESS SELF-SWAB PCR &
AT-HOME TESTS
Thurs 12/1 11am-1pm Southside WIC 509 E Southside Plaza Richmond, VA 23224 Self-swab PCR; Home test & N95 pick-up
Walk-ups (First come first serve)
Thurs 12/1 3:30-5:30pm NRC of Fulton 1519 Williamsburg Rd, Richmond, VA 23231 Self-swab PCR; Home test & N95 pick-up
Walk-ups (First come first serve)
Wed 12/7 8-10am East Henrico Rec Center 1440 N Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23223 Self-swab PCR; Home test & N95 pick-up
Walk-ups (First come first serve)
Thurs 12/8 11am-1pm Southside WIC 509 E Southside Plaza Richmond, VA 23224 Self-swab PCR; Home test & N95 pick-up
Walk-ups (First come first serve)
Thurs 12/8 3:30-5:30pm NRC of Fulton 1519 Williamsburg Rd, Richmond, VA 23231 Self-swab PCR; Home test & N95 pick-up
Walk-ups (First come first serve)
Wed 12/14 8-10am East Henrico Rec Center 1440 N Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23223 Self-swab PCR; Home test & N95 pick-up
Walk-ups (First come first serve)
Thurs 12/15 11am-1pm Southside WIC 509 E Southside Plaza Richmond, VA 23224 Self-swab PCR; Home test & N95 pick-up
Walk-ups (First come first serve)
Thurs 12/15 3:30-5:30pm NRC of Fulton 1519 Williamsburg Rd, Richmond, VA 23231 Self-swab PCR; Home test & N95 pick-up
Walk-ups (First come first serve)
Wed 12/21 8-10am East Henrico Rec Center 1440 N Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23223 Self-swab PCR; Home test & N95 pick-up
Walk-ups (First come first serve)
Thurs 12/22 11am-1pm Southside WIC 509 E Southside Plaza Richmond, VA 23224 Self-swab PCR; Home test & N95 pick-up
Walk-ups (First come first serve)
Thurs 12/22 3:30-5:30pm NRC of Fulton 1519 Williamsburg Rd, Richmond, VA 23231 Self-swab PCR; Home test & N95 pick-up
Walk-ups (First come first serve)

Updated November 30, 2022

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At Home Testing Kits

The Richmond and Henrico Health Districts provide free at-home tests for distribution to the community. Free tests are limited, and if you have insurance it is likely that tests you purchase can be reimbursed, please see below for more information.

Richmond Public Libraries

The Richmond Public Library has FREE at-home tests available for pick-up at these select locations during regular operating hours:

  • Broad Rock Branch: 4820 Old Warwick Rd, Richmond, VA 23224
  • East End Branch: 1200 N 25th St, Richmond, VA 23223
  • Ginter Park Branch: 1200 Westbrook Ave, Richmond, VA 23227
  • Main Library: 101 E Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23219
  • North Avenue Branch: 2901 North Ave, Richmond, VA 23222

If you are experiencing symptoms, please send a healthy helper inside or call the branch to request contactless pickup.

RHHD Resource Centers

RHHD's Resource Centers (RC) have FREE at-home tests available for pick-up at these locations. Call for availability or visit during clinic operating hours:

  • Creighton RC: 2150 Creighton Rd., Richmond, VA 23223  (804) 371-0433
  • Fairfield RC: 2311 N 25th St., Richmond, VA 23223 (804) 786-4099
  • Gilpin RC: 436 Calhoun St., Richmond VA 23220  (804) 786-1960
  • Hillside RC: 1615 Glenfield Ave., Richmond, VA 23224  (804) 230-7740
  • Mosby RC: 1536 Coalter St., Richmond, VA 23223 - (804) 786-0204
  • Southwood RC: 1754 Clarkson Rd. #B, Richmond VA 23224 - (804) 230-2077
  • Whitcomb RC: 2106 Deforrest St., Richmond, VA 23223 - (804) 786-0555

If you are experiencing symptoms, please send a healthy helper inside or call the Resource Center to request contactless pickup.

Pharmacies and Grocery Stores

COVID-19 at-home tests can be purchased over-the-counter from most pharmacies and some grocery and convenience stores. Check directly with local pharmacies and other small businesses. Not every store will carry tests, but the following companies are known to carry home tests in our area:

If you have health insurance, your insurance plan should reimburse you for up to eight (8) home tests a month. Learn more about home test reimbursement on the CMS website. You should check with your insurance provider to determine their policies on reimbursement.

Visit the CDC website for helpful videos on how to take a COVID self-test at home.

COVID-19 PUBLIC TESTING SITES AT URGENT CARE CENTERS & FAMILY CLINICS

Download List of COVID-19 Richmond/Henrico-Area Public Testing Sites [PDF]

TEST RESULTS HOTLINE

Individuals will be notified of their results in 5-7 business days. Individuals with positive or inconclusive test results will be notified within 3 business days. Individuals seeking confirmation or documentation of a negative test result can call our Call Center at 804-205-3501 (M-F 8 AM-5 PM) on or after the 3rd business day following their test. Voice messages will be returned within 1 business day. Documentation can be securely emailed to you upon request.

Need help finding resources?
Call (804) 205-3500 or 211

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