COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 testing is available at various locations in Lexington.

Mayor's Community Testing Program

The Mayor's Community Testing Program provides free COVID-19 tests to anyone in Lexington. This program, in partnership with Wild Health, enables individuals to be tested at no cost, no insurance required, and no appointment needed.

  • Stay tuned for future testing dates, often coordinated with vaccination clinics.

University of Kentucky & Wild Health Community Testing

The Commonwealth of Kentucky, University of Kentucky, UK HealthCare and Wild Health have come together to open two test sites at UK-owned locations for the community. These test sites are not intended for use by UK students. Testing is available seven days a week, with results available in 12 – 24 hours. Testing is free to the patient and appointments are required. Appointments can be made by visiting

Testing is being administered at Kroger Field Blue Lot (enter off Alumni Drive) – Testing available 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Southland Christian Church Testing

Drive-thru testing is available at Southland Christian Church (2349 Richmond Road). No appointment is necessary. There is no cost to the patient. Testing is available to anyone. This location may close during inclement weather.

Testing begins at 9 a.m. and ends promptly at 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, depending on weather.

Testing results generally are available within 48 – 72 hours. If you have not received your results, contact (502) 538-2980.


Walgreens testing is available at various locations with an appointment.

Learn more about testing and securing an appointment at the link.

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Kroger Health Little Clinic

Testing is available at five Little Clinic locations in Lexington. Appointments are required.

Testing is available at:

  • 4101 Tates Creek Road
  • 1600 Leestown Road
  • 1650 Bryan Station Road
  • 3175 Beaumont Centre Circle
  • 3101 Richmond Road


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Testing is available at CVS Pharmacy locations at 118 New Circle Road and 2000 Harrodsburg Road.

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Additional testing

Testing is also available at:

  • Urgent Care Centers (1701 Nicholasville Road, 3101 Richmond Road and 4097 Nichols Park Drive). Register online, telephone or walk-in.
  • Medix DX Labs (3191 Beaumont Centre Circle, 3180 Richmond Road, 161 Lexington Green Circle, 3801 Mall Road, and 120 Malabu Drive). Register online.
  • Redding Drug (431 Redding Road, Suite 140). Register online.
  • Family Functional Medicine (2036 Regency Road). Register online.
  • Most healthcare providers offer testing with appointments.