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Updated: Thinking About Getting Tested for Covid-19 After Attending the Protests? Here Are Some Testing Sites Around DC.

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If you were in a crowd during one of the DC-area protests over the killing of George Floyd, you may be thinking about getting a Covid-19 test. The city is running several free, public testing sites throughout DC (some of which don’t require a prior appointment.) Here they are:

  • Judiciary Square: F St. NW between 4th and 5th streets NW, open Monday through Friday, 10 AM to 2 PM. Walk-up only, no appointments necessary. 
  • Anacostia: 1310 Southern Ave. SE, open MondThinking About Getting Tested for Covid-19 After Attending the Protests? Here Are Some Testing Sites Around DC.ay, Wednesday, and Friday, 10 AM to 2 PM. Drive-thru and walk-up. Appointments are necessary for drive-thru. 
  • UDC-CC Bertie Backus Campus: 5171 South Dakota Ave. NE, open Tuesday and Thursday, 10 AM to 2 PM. Drive-thru and walk-up. Appointments are necessary for drive-thru.
  • FEMS Engine 4: 2531 Sherman Ave. NW, open Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 4 to 8 PM. Walk-up only, no appointments necessary.
  • FEMS Engine 11: 3420 14th St. NW, open Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 4 to 8 PM. Walk-up only, no appointments necessary.
  • FEMS Engine 24: 5101 Georgia Ave. NW, open Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 4 to 8 PM. Walk-up only, no appointments necessary.
  • FEMS Engine 31: 4930 Connecticut Ave. NW, open Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 4 to 8 PM. Walk-up only, no appointments necessary.
  • FEMS Engine 8: 1520 C St. SE, open Thursday and Friday from 4 to 8 PM and Saturday from 12 to 4 PM. Walk-up only, no appointments necessary.
  • FEMS Engine 10: 1342 Florida Ave. NE, open Thursday and Friday from 4 to 8 PM and Saturday from 12 to 4 PM. Walk-up only, no appointments necessary
  • FEMS Engine 30: 50 49th St. NE, open Thursday and Friday from 4 to 8 PM and Saturday from 12 to 4 PM. Walk-up only, no appointments necessary.
  • FEMS Engine 33: 101 Atlantic St. SE, open Thursday and Friday from 4 to 8 PM and Saturday from 12 to 4 PM. Walk-up only, no appointments necessary.

Additionally, there are several public, private, and member-specific testing sites, all of which require an appointment. Certain sites may also require a doctor’s referral, so check in advance. Here they are:

  • Howard University Hospital: Call 202-865-2119 for an appointment.
  • Bread for the City: Call 202-265-2400 for an appointment.
  • GW University Medical System: Call 202-741-2765 for an appointment.
  • Children’s National Health System: Fill out this form for an appointment.
  • All Care Family Medicine & Urgent Care: Call 202-787-1979 for an appointment.
  • Mary’s Center: Call 1-844-796-2797 for an appointment.
  • Unity Health Care: Call 202-469-4699 for an appointment.
  • Whitman-Walker Health: Call 202-745-7000 for an appointment.
  • Medstar Health: Visit its website for an appointment.
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital: Call 443-997-9537 for an appointment.
  • United Medical Center: Call 855-363-0333 for an appointment.
  • One Medical, 1690 36th St. NW location: Call 202-695-7576 for an appointment.
  • Kaiser Permanente, 700 2nd St. NE location: Call 202-346-3000 for an appointment. Member specific. 

There are also three CVS locations in DC that are offering Covid-19 tests: 845 Bladensburg Rd. NE, 6514 Georgia Ave. NW, and 110 Carroll St. NW. They are all drive-thru, and appointments are necessary. Search here for a full list of DMV CVS locations offerings tests.

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Mimi Montgomery Washingtonian
Associate Editor

Mimi Montgomery joined Washingtonian in 2018. She previously was the editorial assistant at Walter Magazine in Raleigh, North Carolina, and her work has appeared in Outside Magazine, Washington City Paper, DCist, and PoPVille. Originally from North Carolina, she now lives in Adams Morgan.