Get Tested​

Last updated 5/17/2022

Free COVID-19 tests are available at county sites,  State sites and other commercial and healthcare provider sites. Every home in the U.S. can order free COVID-⁠19 home tests (order online or call 1-800-232-0233). If you have COVID-19 symptoms, get tested right away and stay home except for medical care.

Community-based organizations: click to request home test kits

County and State Testing Sites​

 

Call (833) 829-2626 to schedule an appointment at any County or State site or schedule online below.​​ 

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County Testing Sites

State Testing Sites

Only people who live or work in Contra Costa County can get tested at county testing sites. Appointments are strongly recommended to avoid long wait times. Walk-ins without an appointment are accepted until 2:30 p.m. as capacity allows. Schedule online or call 833-829-2626.

Appointments are recommended and walk-in availability is limited. Schedule online or call 833-829-2626 for antigen/rapid tests. Treatment pills are available on-site for eligible people who test positive for COVID-19 on antigen/rapid tests. PCR tests are available by request at the testing sites.

Richmond

San Ramon

Antioch Community Center

  • Location: 4703 Lone Tree Way

  • Testing Hours: Daily, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 4 - 7 p.m. 

  • Tests Available: Antigen/rapid (PCR only by request at testing site)

  • Schedule online or call 833-829-2626
     

Brentwood

Pleasant Hill - Diablo Valley College Overflow Parking Lot

  • Location: The overflow parking lot is across the street from the campus, at the corner of Golf Club Rd and Stubbs Rd at the stoplight

  • Testing Hours: Daily, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 4 - 7 p.m.

  • Tests Available: Antigen/rapid (PCR only by request at testing site)

  • Schedule online or call 833-829-2626

San Pablo - Davis Park

 

Getting your Results

Results from County Testing Sites

  • County testing sites include:​

    • Richmond

    • San Ramon

  • Results will take 2-3 days and turnaround time cannot be guaranteed. Please wait 2-3 days before calling about your results.

  • If you need a COVID-19 test for travel purposes, please confirm with your destination that a test result from Contra Costa Health Services will be accepted. Result turnaround time cannot be guaranteed.

  • You will receive a secure text message from the number 925-438-6503 as soon as your result is available. Follow the prompts in the text. It is safe to click on the link and reply to the text.

  • Patients who cannot receive text messages will receive phone calls if they test positive. Otherwise, they will receive letters with their results.

  • Results are also available via MyChart. You may also use MyChart to print a copy of your results. Click here to sign in to your MyChart account. If you are having problems logging in to your MyChart account, please call 844-622-5465

  • If you need to cancel or change your appointment, please log into your MyChart account or call (833) 829-2626.

Results from State Testing Sites

  • State testing sites include:

    • Antioch

    • Brentwood​

    • Pleasant Hill

    • San Pablo - Davis Park

  • ​Results can be accessed via the LHI portal.

  • At registration, patients select the ability to be notified via text or email that their results are available to view in the LHI portal.

  • If you did not opt-in for text or email, you will receive a phone call with the results.

 

While You're Awaiting Results​

  • Take steps to help prevent spread, including staying home, practicing physical distancing, wearing a cloth face covering, washing hands frequently, and regularly cleaning high-touch surfaces.​​

  • Check with your workplace for additional instructions about returning to work.

  • Get medical help right away if you start feeling sicker, especially if you have trouble breathing, persistent chest pain, begin to feel confused, cannot stay awake, or develop bluish lips or face.​​

  • Call your health provider if your symptoms do not get better in a few days. Tell them you got tested for COVID-19.  If you do not have a healthcare provider, call the Contra Costa Health Advice Nurse at 1-877-661-6230, option 1.

 

COVID-19 Treatments:

If you test positive for COVID-19, treatment may be available. Contact your healthcare provider or call the Contra Costa County Health Advice Nurse at 877-661-6230 right away to talk about treatment, or visit a test-to-treat location. Don’t delay, even if your symptoms are mild right now – treatment must be started within the first few days to be effective. Click here to learn more.

 

Why Does Testing Matter?

Widespread testing provides a more accurate picture of how many cases exist in our community and helps us understand how and where the virus is spreading. This helps us make decisions that keep us all safe.
 

6 Steps for Collecting & Reporting COVID-19 Data