Testing Events



Need to find a testing location near you? Use the interactive map below. Have questions? Learn more about COVID-19 testing.

Recurring

Walgreens: Four Seasons-Plaza Drive


Walgreens Four Seasons
500 Plaza Dr., Newark

No Symptoms Required
Drive Thru
Nasal
Results: 3 days to 5 days

This free nasal swab viral testing (done by swabbing just inside the opening of the nose – not the back) is available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be no testing on Sundays. Testing is closed from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. Pre-register at: https://deregister.pl.labware.cloud/register

View Full Event Details
Recurring

Walgreens: Townsend-Summit Bridge Road


Walgreens Townsend
5999 Summit Bridge Rd., Townsend

No Symptoms Required
Drive Thru
Nasal
Results: 3 days to 5 days

This free nasal swab viral testing (done by swabbing just inside the opening of the nose – not the back) is available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Testing is closed from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. Pre-register at: https://deregister.pl.labware.cloud/register

View Full Event Details
Recurring

Walgreens: Wilmington-Maryland Avenue


Walgreens Maryland Ave
1900 Maryland Ave, Wilmington

No Symptoms Required
Drive Thru
Nasal
Results: 3 days to 5 days

This free nasal swab viral testing (done by swabbing just inside the opening of the nose – not the back) is available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Testing is closed from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. Pre-register at: https://deregister.pl.labware.cloud/register

View Full Event Details
Recurring

Walgreens: Magnolia-West Birdie Lane


Walgreens Magnolia
52 W Birdie Lane, Magnolia

No Symptoms Required
Drive Thru
Nasal
Results: 3 days to 5 days

This free nasal swab viral testing (done by swabbing just inside the opening of the nose – not the back) is available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Testing is closed from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. Pre-register at: https://deregister.pl.labware.cloud/register

View Full Event Details
Recurring

Walgreens: Bridgeville-Commercial Centre Drive


Walgreens Bridgeville
9202 Commercial Centre Drive, Bridgeville

No Symptoms Required
Drive Thru
Nasal
Results: 3 days to 5 days

This free nasal swab viral testing (done by swabbing just inside the opening of the nose – not the back) is available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Testing is closed from […]

View Full Event Details
Recurring

Walgreens: Selbyville-West Fenwick Boulevard


Walgreens Selbyville
37088 W Fenwick Blvd, Selbyville

No Symptoms Required
Drive Thru
Nasal
Results: 3 days to 5 days

This free nasal swab viral testing (done by swabbing just inside the opening of the nose – not the back) is available Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Testing is closed from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. Pre-register at: https://deregister.pl.labware.cloud/register

View Full Event Details
Recurring

Walgreens: Middletown-South Ridge Avenue


Walgreens Middletown
700 S. Ridge Ave., Middletown

No Symptoms Required
Drive Thru
Nasal
Results: 3 days to 5 days

This free nasal swab viral testing (done by swabbing just inside the opening of the nose – not the back) is available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Testing is closed from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. Pre-register at: https://deregister.pl.labware.cloud/register

View Full Event Details
Recurring

Walgreens – Christiana Road


Walgreens/Christiana Road
287 Christiana Road, New Castle

No Symptoms Required
Drive Thru
Nasal

This free nasal swab viral testing (done by swabbing just inside the opening of the nose – not the back) is available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Testing is closed from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. Pre-register at: https://www.walgreens.com/findcare/covid19/testing?ban=covidfy21_newtestingpg_icon3

View Full Event Details
Recurring

Walgreens – Jimmy Drive


Walgreens - Jimmy Drive
700 Jimmy Dr., Smyrna

No Symptoms Required
Drive Thru

This free nasal swab viral testing (done by swabbing just inside the opening of the nose – not the back) is available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Testing is closed from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. Pre-register at: https://www.walgreens.com/findcare/covid19/testing?ban=covidfy21_newtestingpg_icon3

View Full Event Details
Recurring

Walgreens – Brackenville Road


Walgreens - Brackenville Road
2012 Brackenville Road, Hockessin

No Symptoms Required
Drive Thru

This free nasal swab viral testing (done by swabbing just inside the opening of the nose – not the back) is available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Testing is closed from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. Pre-register at: https://www.walgreens.com/findcare/covid19/testing?ban=covidfy21_newtestingpg_icon3

View Full Event Details
Recurring

Walgreens – Limestone Road


Walgreens - Limestone Road
6317 Limestone Road, Hockessin

No Symptoms Required
Drive Thru

This free nasal swab viral testing (done by swabbing just inside the opening of the nose – not the back) is available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Testing is closed from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. Pre-register at: https://www.walgreens.com/findcare/covid19/testing?ban=covidfy21_newtestingpg_icon3

View Full Event Details
Recurring

Walgreens – Naamans Road


Walgreens - Naamans Road
1601 Naamans Road, Wilmington

No Symptoms Required
Drive Thru

This free nasal swab viral testing (done by swabbing just inside the opening of the nose – not the back) is available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Testing is closed from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. Pre-register at: https://www.walgreens.com/findcare/covid19/testing?ban=covidfy21_newtestingpg_icon3

View Full Event Details


Permanent and Pop-Up Testing Locations


Permanent testing sites are fixed locations to expand testing opportunities and provide more testing locations across the state.
They are state-affiliated testing sites. The type of test (oral/saliva or shallow/deep nasal) varies by location.


Pop-up testing sites are drive-thru, walk-up, and Curative trailer locations, and change regularly.
These are primarily Curative tests (saliva-based).


Pop-Up Location PDFs



School Testing


There are tests available for K-12 students, teachers, staff. The State of Delaware partnered with school districts and charters to provide testing services to all school staff members to support a safe educational environment.

View Locations


Home Test


Home test kits are available for Delawareans residents, especially for teachers and staff Delaware schools, Delawareans over the age of 60, those in high-risk groups, and anyone who has been in a large gathering or had any higher-risk contact, such as interacting with others without a face covering or appropriate social distancing.

Learn More



Types of tests

SHALLOW NASAL TEST

(Just inside the nose.) There are tests available for K-12 students, teachers, staff. The State of Delaware partnered with school districts and charters to provide testing services to all school staff members to support a safe educational environment.

Learn More

DEEP NASAL TEST

(Used by hospital systems only.) This test is administered by health care providers, using what looks like a long stick with a soft brush at the end. Because the swab must go very far back to collect the cells and fluid in the passageway, the test can feel uncomfortable.

Learn More

SALIVA TEST

There are tests available for K-12 students, teachers, staff. The State of Delaware partnered with school districts and charters to provide testing services to all school staff members to support a safe educational environment.

Learn More


Testing Results

Depending on the type of test, results could take anywhere from minutes to days.


If you test postive, know what protective steps to take to prevent others from getting sick.

Guidance


If you test negative, you probably were not infected at the time your sample was collected. The result only means that you did not have COVID-19 at the time of testing. Continue to take steps to protect yourself from getting the virus including consistently wearing a face covering when in public or around people who don’t live with you, and social distancing.

Prevention