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COVID-19 Community Testing Sites

Minnesota is offering low-barrier, no-cost COVID-19 testing in Minnesota communities.
 
No-Cost, Low-Barrier Testing  
 
Walk-ins are welcome at Minnesota’s Community Testing Program sites. We strongly encourage you to sign up for an appointment using the registration link listed with each location. Signing up ahead of time helps avoid long lines and makes social distancing easier.
 
All costs for this test are covered by your insurance company or the federal or state government. Do not pay your insurance company or the testing provider for your COVID-19 test. There is no cost to you for this test. Insurance companies may send you an Explanation of Benefits or “EOB” showing the difference between the billed cost of this COVID test and what they have paid. It may even say that a portion is “patient responsibility.” This is simply for your information. It is not a bill, and you should NOT pay anything. The testing company, Vault Health, accepts what your insurance pays as full payment.  
 
Testing is available to anyone who believes they need a COVID-19 test, with or without insurance. Participants will be asked for their health insurance information so the state can bill their insurance company on their behalf. If a person is uninsured or for any reason insurance does not cover some or all of the cost, the state will cover the difference so testing remains available at no cost to everyone.
      
You do not need to show identification to receive a COVID-19 test at a Community Testing Program site.
 

Is it safe to get a test in-person?  

Minnesota understands the importance of safe testing facilities. Each community testing site is in a large space that allows for maximizing space, ventilation and distancing. You are encouraged to make an appointment to prevent crowding and long lines.

What if I am disabled or need assistance? 

To request an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation or other accessibility needs for testing or vaccination sites, call the Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 Public Hotline 1-833-431-2053 between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Please make requests 2-3 business days before the testing event to ensure time to coordinate accommodations.   

Learn more about what to expect at a Community Testing Site.



Albert Lea

Albert Lea Armory, 410 Prospect Ave
Saliva
June 28-29        
12 - 6 p.m.
To schedule an appointment: mncovidtestingappt.as.me


Bloomington

Creekside Community Center
9801 Penn Ave South
Bloomington, MN 55431
Saliva
Monday-Friday
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
To schedule an appointment: mncovidtestingappt.as.me


Brooklyn Park

Starlite Center, 8085 Brooklyn Blvd
Saliva
7 days a week
Weekdays: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Weekends: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
To schedule an appointment: mncovidtestingappt.as.me 

Former Office Max building next to the Panda Garden Buffet, just east of Jolly Lane.


Chisholm

Chisholm Armory, 900 West Lake Street
Saliva
June 23-24, and 30
12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

To schedule an appointment: mncovidtestingappt.as.me 


Crookston

Crookston Armory, 1801 University Ave
Saliva
June 28-29       
12 - 6 p.m.
To schedule an appointment: mncovidtestingappt.as.me


Duluth*

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC), 350 Harbor Drive, South Pioneer Hall
Saliva
Mon-Thurs: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.   
Sun: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
To schedule an appointment: mncovidtestingappt.as.me

Enter the DECC parking lot through the east gate closest to the William A Irvin Museum Ship. You can park in the ramp, or make use of the DECC’s surface parking. Enter the DECC facility through Door A, and proceed down a hallway to South Pioneer Hall.


Hutchinson

Hutchinson Armory, 1200 Adams St SE
Saliva
June 23-24, and 30      
12 - 6 p.m.
To schedule an appointment: mncovidtestingappt.as.me


MSP Airport

Terminal 1, 4300 Glumack Dr. (follow signs to the testing site on Level 2 of the Blue Ramp)
Saint Paul
Saliva
7 days a week
7 am - 7 pm every day
To schedule an appointment: mncovidtestingappt.as.me

Parking will be available for all seeking a COVID-19 test:

  • Drive to Terminal 1 and into the entry plaza for the parking ramps. Signs will guide you from the inbound roadway to the clinic location itself.
  • Follow signage to Level 2 in the Blue Ramp.
  • Walk to the centrally located elevator lobby and follow signs to the clinic.


Mankato - Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center*

Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center
1 Civic Center Plaza
Mankato, MN 56001
Saliva 
Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
To schedule an appointment: mncovidtestingappt.as.me

Parking is located in the Civic Center Ramp at 125 S Riverfront Dr.


Minneapolis

Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave. South
Saliva
5 days a week/weekdays
Mon-Fri: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
To schedule an appointment: mncovidtestingappt.as.me

COVID-19 testing at the Minneapolis Convention Center is being held in Room 103. Enter on the west side of the building at Lobby D doors on 2nd Avenue. Parking is available along 2nd Avenue. 


Minneapolis

African Immigrant Community Services (inside Masjid Omar Islamic Center inside the 24th Mall), 912 East 24th St, 2nd Floor
Saliva
Saturdays: June 26; July 10
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Minneapolis

Phyllis Wheatley Community Center, 1301 North 10th Avenue
Saliva
Fridays: July 2 and 16 
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


Minneapolis

Sanctuary Covenant Church, 710 W Broadway Ave
Saliva
Fridays: June 25
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Moorhead

Former Thomas Edison Elementary School, 1110 S 14th Street
Saliva
Mon-Thurs: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
Sun: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.  

To schedule an appointment: mncovidtestingappt.as.me


Morris

Morris Armory, 722 Iowa Ave
Saliva
June 23-24, and 30
12 - 6 p.m. To schedule an appointment: mncovidtestingappt.as.me


St. Cloud

River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 Fourth Ave South
Saliva
Mon-Thurs: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.  
To schedule an appointment: mncovidtestingappt.as.me

Parking in the west surface lot next to the Convention Center is available to those being tested. Look for the COVID-19 testing parking signs.


Wadena

Wadena Armory, 517 North Jefferson St
Saliva
June 28-29      
12 - 6 p.m.
To schedule an appointment: mncovidtestingappt.as.me


Winona

Winona Mall, 1213 Gilmore Ave
Saliva
Mon-Thurs: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.   
Sun: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
To schedule an appointment: mncovidtestingappt.as.me

Testing is located in the back of the Winona Mall near the DMV (southwest corner), facing Highway 61. The entrance is on the outside of the mall.



Minnesotans may also order a test through the state’s at-home COVID-19 testing program

Additionally, Minnesotans may find a testing option nearby through the state’s Find Testing Locations map 

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