Where to Get Tested for COVID-19 in Austin

As COVID-19 testing expands in our city, it's important to know what your options are.


While some places require insurance and a doctor's referral, others are finally popping up that are free and open to the public. Regardless of your situation, there's a way for you to get tested. Check out all of your current options below, and if we missed something, please email [email protected] While we try to keep this as up-to-date as possible, please check with individual locations to ensure you have the most current pricing, hours, and offerings!


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VIRAL TESTING

Austin Public Health

15 Waller St.


Free: Yes

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: By-Appointment

Rapid: No



Tarrytown Pharmacy

2727 Exposition Blvd #105


Free: No, varies by test type

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: Monday -- Friday: 8 am to 8 pm, Saturday: 9 am to 7 pm, Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm

Rapid: Yes, also antibody testing



Texas MedClinic

Multiple Locations


Free: No, cost varies by test type (see here)

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: 8 AM - 11 PM, some locations 24 hrs

Rapid: Yes



ARCpoint Labs of Austin North

6448 E Hwy 290, Suite E105, Austin, TX 78723


Free: No ($125 for rapid Antigen test, $199 for PCR test, $131 for Antibody test, and more)

Insurance Required: No, but can provide receipt for insurance reimbursement

Referral Required: No

Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday

Rapid: Yes



CareNow Urgent Care

Multiple Locations


Free: No

Insurance Required: No, but $250 self-pay

Referral Required: No

Hours: 8 AM - 8 PM Monday-Friday, weekend hours differ by location

Rapid: No



CVS Pharmacy

Multiple Locations


Free: Yes

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: By-Appointment

Rapid: Some Locations



ProResults Drug & DNA Testing

7801 North Lamar, B-159


Free: No, Cost Varies

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: MONDAY - FRIDAY, 9 am - 5 pm; Saturday, ~ Limited Appointments ~, Book Online www.ProResultsAustin.com - Will come directly to you call for details 512-374-9977

Rapid: Yes



Austin Emergency Center

Multiple Locations (Far West, Mueller, Anderson Mill, South Lamar, Riverside, Plugerville)


Free: No

Insurance Required: Yes, or self-pay (cost not listed)

Referral Required: No

Hours: 24 Hours

Rapid: Yes, results in 24-48 hrs



Austin Regional Clinic

Multiple Locations


Free: No (Most insurance companies have agreed to cover costs, please check with your health plan)

Insurance Required: No, self-pay available

Referral Required: No, but video visit done first

Hours: Vary by location

Rapid: No, but 24-48 hour turnaround time



Allied Mobile Services

Multiple Locations


Free: No, $137 (on location service incurs additional fee)

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: 8 AM - 8 PM (Dripping Springs), 9 AM - 4 PM (All Other Austin Locations)

Rapid: Yes, 10 minute results



Curative

Multiple Locations


Free: Yes

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: Vary by location

Rapid: No, but 24-48 hour turnaround time



Any Lab Test Now

Multiple Locations


Free: No ($129 for rapid Antigen test, $299 for PCR test, $129 for Antibody test) specialize in Covid-19 RT-PCR travel test, results in 1-3 days. Appointment required.

Insurance Required: No, but can provide receipt for insurance reimbursement

Referral Required: No

Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Monday-Friday

Rapid: Yes, same day



Austin COVID Labs

4818 Berkman Dr Ste. 100

3614 Williams Dr


Free: No, $35

Insurance Required: No, but free with insurance

Referral Required: No

Hours: They come to your business! Or, drive-thru and outdoor testing.

Rapid: Yes, as well as nasal PCR and antibody



Total Care, Total Men’s, Total Medical

Multiple Locations


Free: No

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: Vary

Rapid: Yes



TeVido BioDevices

10931 Jollyville Rd. Bldg 100


Free: No ($200 RT-PCR test, saliva sample). Specializes in international travel, possible exposure and family visits.

Insurance Required: No, self pay. They provide results and itemized receipt.

Referral Required: No

Hours: By appointment only, booked online (all appointments are in the morning Monday-Friday)

Rapid: Yes, same day results.



Martin's Wellness at Lamar Plaza Drug Store

1509 S. Lamar Blvd. Suite 550


Free: No, $190 PCR testing, $95 for antigen and antibody

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: 8:30AM-6:00PM M-F

Rapid: Yes



Austin COVID 19 Rapid Testing

4010 North Lamar Boulevard


Free: No, $99 for rapid antigen and $129 for rapid molecular

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: 10 AM - 8 PM

Rapid: Yes



Pro-Lab Diagnostics

21 Cypress Blvd, Suite 1155


Free: Yes or $135 without insurance

Insurance Required: Not required, but all types of insurance accepted.

Referral Required: No

Hours: 8am - 10pm Drive Thru, no appointment needed

Rapid: Yes, Same-Day PCR available



Ally Medical Emergency Rooms

Various Locations


Free: No, insurance or self-pay

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: 24 Hours

Rapid: Yes



United COVID

Multiple Locations


Free: No, $125

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:00am-6:00pm, Sat: 10:30am-3:30pm

Rapid: Yes, rapid antigen testing as well as PCR testing for international travel



Smrt Testing

2808 Bee Caves Rd Suite. D


Free: No; Rapid Antigen test $99, PCR $160

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: 7 days a week 8 AM - 6 PM

Rapid: Yes



XYZ Laboratory

2009 Ranch Rd 620 N Ste 325


Free: No, $85 for Standard RT-PCR (12-hours), $125 for Expedited RT-PCR (4-hours), $55 for Rapid Antigen, $45 for Rapid Antibody, $130 for COVID.FLU.RSV PCR (12-hours)

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Saturday: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Rapid: Yes. Same day RT-PCR result/report if tested before 4 pm (saliva, easy swab or NP swab, great for travelers and all situations). 15 min rapid antigen and antibody test. Book at https://www.xyzlaboratory.online/book-online. Walk-in welcome.



Austin Rapid Test

They come to your home or office


Free: No, $199 or $120 for antibody

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: By Appointment

Rapid: Yes. Rapid antigen test which provides results in only 10 minutes, as well as RT-PCR testing (required for travel to many destinations) with a result turnaround time normally within 24 hours, and guaranteed within 48 hours.



Prestige Medical Care

8312 Burnet Rd #107


Free: No

Insurance Required: No, but $250 PCR or $150 ANTIGEN

Referral Required: No

Hours: MONDAY-FRIDAY 9am -5pm SATURDAY 10AM-4PM

Rapid: Yes, no longer than 45 min



Point of Care Health Services

Mobile Unit


Free: Yes

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: Book at your convenience

Rapid: Yes, results in 15-30 minutes



Worksite Labs Austin

2616 Spirit of Texas Dr


Free: No, Standard PCR (24-hour results) - $90; Express PCR (12-hour results) - $150

Insurance Required: No

Referral Required: No

Hours: Monday - Friday: 6am - 2pm, Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Rapid: No


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ANTIBODY TESTING


ProResults Drug & DNA Testing

7801 North Lamar, B-159


Offering Rapid COVID19 Antibiodies Testing that has EUA (Emergency Use Authorization) by the FDA and meets standards for accuracy. Schedule an appointment by calling (512) 374-9977 or emailing [email protected] No referral needed; no insurance required; cash or credit accepted.


Austin Regional Clinic

Multiple Locations


ARC offers antibody testing for individuals and businesses. If you have a lab order from an ARC physician, you can make an appointment at any ARC clinic for a blood draw. Businesses can call 512-407-8686 to set up an account. Results take about 3-5 days. Insurance accepted or 25% off cash discount.


CareNow Urgent Care

Multiple Locations


If you have symptoms of COVID-19 (coronavirus) or have been in recent contact with the virus, you can use their Web Check-In to come into a CareNow clinic. After evaluating you, their urgent care providers can order the antibody test.


Any Lab Test Now

Multiple Locations


Flat fee of $129 and can schedule an appointment online.


FastMed Urgent Care

Multiple Locations


The test requires a provider evaluation. Please check in online, complete your e-registration, and choose to receive a text when they are ready for you to come into the clinic.


LabCorp at Walgreens

Various Locations


The test can be performed in person or can use an at-home testing kit.


Quest Diagnostics

3708 Jefferson St Suite B


Need to have an order from a doctor or available to purchase online without a doctor referral; test cost is $119.


Total Care, Total Men’s, Total Medical

Multiple Locations


Offers FDA-authorized antibodies tests (the first healthcare system in TX to attain them). Insurance accepted, otherwise the test is $149.


UTHealth Austin

1601 Trinity St Building A


Antibody testing is limited to new and established UT Health Austin patients. Patients may call 1-833-UT-CARES (833-882-2737) to schedule a telehealth appointment with WorkLife to 1) determine if testing is appropriate and 2) discuss the implications of the test results for their individual situation. Self-pay cost is $80 for screening and testing plus an additional $70 lab charge.


Victory Medical

Multiple Locations


Cost is $45 for test plus an office visit charge that is collected at time of visit even for people with insurance. If you have insurance you will be refunded.


Point of Care Health Services

Mobile Unit


Offering COVID Antibody Testing on-the-go. Book a mobile unit here!


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