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Here's Where You Can Get Tested For COVID-19 In Monroe County

COVID-19 testing.

(Justin Hicks/IPB News)

Last updated Dec. 8 at 3 p.m.

Anyone who lives or works in Indiana is eligible to receive a COVID-19 test at a state-sponsored OptumServe testing site, with or without a doctor's recommendation. As of Dec. 8 there are six COVID-19 testing locations in Monroe County.

In addition, there is COVID-19 testing available at First Care Clinic in Bedford.

Here's where to go and what to expect if you'd like to get tested for COVID-19 in Monroe County:

CVS Pharmacy, 4444 West State Road 46

There is one CVS Pharmacy location in Monroe County that is currently doing drive-up rapid (antigen) COVID-19 testing. Testing is currently limited to patients who meet certain requirements.

CVS says patients should not have any out-of-pocket cost, but providing insurance information is recommended. Patients should also bring their Social Security number (not card), driver's license or state ID.

Find out if you meet the requirements and schedule a testing appointment with CVS here.

If approved for testing, the CVS website notes that patients must be prepared to administer their own nostril swab or bring someone along who can do so. Walk-in visits are not allowed.

Results from rapid tests are typically shared the same day as the test via CVS' MyCare site.

ISDH/OptumServe Test Site, Indiana National Guard Armory, 3380 S Walnut St.

The state-sponsored testing site is located at the Indiana National Guard Armory in Bloomington, near Royal South Toyota and the Bloomington Animal Shelter.

There are no prerequisites to be tested. Testing at this location is free and open to anyone over one year old who lives or works in Indiana. You can walk in for testing but should register online beforehand.

Schedule a testing appointment and register here.

This location is currently performing a nostril swab PCR test.

Results will be shared via email or text and return times vary.

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IU Health Bloomington Remote Specimen Collection, 550 S Landmark Ave.

COVID-19 testing at this facility can be done only if you are symptomatic and have a doctor's recommendation for a test.

Drive-through testing is available.

To get started, download the IU Health Virtual Visits app for a free COVID-19 screening.

Monroe Hospital, 4011 S Medical Monroe Park Blvd.

COVID-19 testing at Monroe Hospital is limited to certain populations, such as symptomatic high-risk individuals and healthcare workers.

The hospital is taking tests by appointment only, from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. and 3 p.m.-4 p.m.

To register for a test, call (812) 825-0823.

Testing For Indiana University Students & Staff (December-February)

IU students, faculty and staff can schedule a free asymptomatic COVID-19 test on the IU Bloomington or IUPUI campus through Feb. 7. 

The voluntary testing in Bloomington will be held at varying campus locations depending on the week. There will be about 500 tests available per week on a first-come, first-served basis.

IU advises that you should not get a voluntary COVID-19 test with IU if you tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 90 days, are currently in quarantine as a close contact or are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. 

Login with your IU username and password here to schedule an appointment.

Monroe County Community Testing Site, 640 S Morton St.

This testing location is run by the Indiana Department of Health. It's free and by appointment only.

Appointments are available Monday and Wednesday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tuesday and Friday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; and the first and third Saturday of each month 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Register for an appointment here.

HealthNet Bloomington Health Center, 811 W 2nd St.

Testing at this location is for HealthNet patients only and is by appointment.

Testing is available Monday-Thursday from 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

To make an appointment, call (812) 333-4001.

For the latest news and resources about COVID-19, bookmark our Coronavirus In Indiana page here

Want to contact your legislators about an issue that matters to you? Find out how to contact your senators and member of Congress here.

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