Free COVID-19 Testing Offered at Select IUs in Preparation for Holiday Gatherings (November 29, 2022)

As people are preparing for holiday gatherings this season, the PA Department of Health (PDH) is offering free COVID-19 testing and take-home tests at nearly a dozen locations across the state.  

The testing is free and open to everyone. COVID-19 community-based testing sites are operated in partnership with AMI Expeditionary Healthcare (AMI) offering three forms of testing:    
-point of care tests where tests are performed and results are analyzed on-site,   
-distribution of at-home COVID-19 antigen tests, and   
-administration of the mid-nasal passage swab PCR testing.  

Individuals do not need to be experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 to be tested. Patients are encouraged to bring a photo ID, but ID is not required to be tested. Appointments are not necessary as registration will be completed on-site. 

Tests can be picked up at the following IUs: 1, 4, 5, 8, 10, 11, 14, 17, and 19