Where to get tested for COVID-19
On Wednesday, Governor Andy Beshear, D-Kentucky, announced more drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites to open in Kentucky.
There are different options for people in different locations. Below is a list of information on how, where and when you can get tested.
Kroger testing sites:
Bluegrass Community & Technical College
500 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40508
April 27 - May 1 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Franklin County Fairgrounds
118 Park Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601
Center for Rural Development
2292 US-27 N, Somerset, KY 42501
Summit View Academy
5006 Madison Pike, Independence, KY 41051
Shelby Valley High School
125 Douglas Pkwy, Pikeville, KY 41501
Kroger testing is open to everyone who needs a test.
2296 Executive Drive, Lexington, KY 40505
Seven days a week, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Testing will be available at no cost to eligible individuals who meet criteria established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Patients will need to pre-register in advance in order to schedule an appointment for testing.
- Jessamine County Health Department
210 East Walnut Street, Nicholasville, KY 40356
Click here for the health department's website. There's a yellow box in the lower righthand corner to schedule an appointment.
The test is available to anyone.
Rockcastle Regional Hospital will be performing community-wide drive-through COVID-19 testing beginning April 27 through May 1, from noon to 6 p.m.
In order to be tested, it is not required to be experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and there is no age requirement. However, it is recommended that after testing, you should self-isolate until your results are known.
Individuals who wish to be tested must first contact the Rockcastle Regional COVID-19 Hotline at (606) 256-7385 to register and schedule their testing. Patient registration will be conducted over the phone through the Hotline prior to testing.
The drive-through testing area will be staged in the parking garage below the Rockcastle Family Wellness building. When coming to the hospital, please enter via Newcomb Avenue and follow signage.Morgan County:
Morgan County ARH Family Health will hold free COVID-19 screening and testing Monday thru Friday until May 8th. The drive-thru clinic will run from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
This is only a partial list and will be updated as more testing sites become available.