COVID-19 Testing

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

Mayor's Mobile Neighborhood Testing Program

In partnership with Bluewater Diagnostics, the Mobile Neighborhood Testing Program provides walk-up and drive-up COVID-19 testing across communities in our City.

Upcoming testing will take place at:

Tates Creek Golf Course, 1400 Gainesway Drive

  • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 29
  • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday, October 30
  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 31

 

Previous mobile testing locations have included:

  • June 25 – 27 in the Cardinal Valley Neighborhood
  • July 9 – 11 at Shiloh Baptist Church
  • July 16 – 18 at Shiloh Baptist Church
  • July 23 – 25 in the Cardinal Valley Neighborhood
  • July 30 – August 1 at Consolidated Baptist Church
  • August 5 – 8 at Consolidated Baptist Church
  • August 13 – 15 at Tates Creek High School
  • August 20 – 22 at The Learning Center
  • August 27 – 29 at The Learning Center
  • September 2 – 4 at Valley Park
  • September 10 – 12 at Yates Elementary School
  • September 17 – 19 at Yates Elementary School
  • September 24 – 27 at Valley Park
  • October 1 - 3 at Shiloh Baptist Church
  • October 8 - 10 at Shiloh Baptist Church
  • October 15 - 17 at Byrider Auto and Eastland Bowling Lanes
  • October 22 - 24 at Byrider Auto and Eastland Bowling Lanes
  • October 24 at First Baptist Church Bracktown

 

This testing does not require an appointment and is available to anyone. There is no cost to the patient. Patients may be asked for health insurance information, but testing is free, even without health insurance coverage. Testing results generally are available within 48 – 72 hours. If you have not received your results, contact (502) 538-2980.

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 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., seven days a week. Testing is free to the patient and appointments are required. Appointments can be made by visiting lexington.wildhealth.com.

Testing is being administered at:

  • 1350 Bull Lea Road
  • 1505 College Way

 

Bluegrass Community & Technical College

Drive-thru testing is available, through Bluewater Diagnostic Laboratory, at Bluegrass Community & Technical College at 500 Newtown Pike. Testing is available 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

No appointment is necessary and there is no cost to the patient.

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

Southland Christian Church Testing

Drive-thru testing is available at Southland Christian Church (2349 Richmond Road) in partnership with Bluewater Diagnostic Laboratory. No appointment is necessary. There is no cost to the patient. Testing is available to anyone.

Testing is available 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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

Walgreens

Drive-thru testing is available through Walgreens. It is expected testing will be available while supplies last.

The Walgreens testing site is located at 2296 Executive Drive. Testing will take place seven days a week, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Appointments are required.

Learn more

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

 

Book your appointment

CVS

Testing is available at CVS Pharmacy locations at 118 New Circle Road and 2000 Harrodsburg Road. Testing is available 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday through Sunday.

Book your appointment

Additional testing

Testing is also available at:

  • Urgent Care Centers (1701 Nicholasville Road, 3101 Richmond Road and 4097 Nichols Park Drive). Testing 9 a.m. – 8:45 p.m. Register online, telephone, or walk-in.
  • Apollo Laboratory (3191 Beaumont Centre Circle - in parking lot behind building next to Kroger). Testing 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. No appointment needed, no cost to the patient. Find more information here.
  • Most healthcare providers offer testing with appointments.