FREE COVID-19 Testing
FREE COVID-19 testing is available through the County of San Diego. Most testing locations do not require an appointment and results generally come back in about three days.
For children, contact your health care provider or pediatrician first.
If you are unable to get a test for your child or youth from your health care provider, children six months and older can be tested at any County test site.
K-12 school personnel are encouraged to first contact their school or school district for testing site information.
If your test was not completed at a County of San Diego testing site, you will need to contact the agency or service provider that performed your test.
Results from County-coordinated testing sites generally come back in approximately 3 days. If your test result is negative, you will be notified by e-mail. If your test result is positive, you will be notified by phone and e-mail. When checking e-mail, be sure to also check your junk mail folder.
If you have not received an e-mail or call with your results four calendar days after the day you were tested, you may submit a test result inquiry online. While waiting for your test results, continue to monitor your health and take steps to protect yourself and others. Next steps will depend on your situation.
For more information on testing, visit the County website.