Testing Events



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Ambient Medical Care – Seaford


Ambient Medical Care - Seaford
24459 Sussex Hwy., Seaford

  • No Symptoms Required
  • Walk Up
  • Results: 48-72 hours

Rapid and PCR tests available. You must register with the Ambient Medical Care app. Time will be assigned at registration.  Results typically available in 2-3 days. Your insurance may be billed. Symptoms are not required to test. Call 1-877-629-2621.

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MedExpress: New Castle


MedExpress: New Castle
129 N. Dupont Hwy., New Castle

  • No Symptoms Required
  • No Registration Required
  • Nasal
  • Results: 3 days to 5 days

Drive-thru and walk-up PCR/rapid testing at MedExpress: 129 N. Dupont Hwy., New Castle Results are typically available within 2-5 days. Visit https://www.medexpress.com/faqs.html for information on insurance, cost, and billing. Visit https://www.medexpress.com to ensure testing hours. Symptoms/registration not required.

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MedExpress: Dover


MedExpress: Dover
15 S. Dupont Hwy., Dover

  • No Symptoms Required
  • No Registration Required
  • Nasal
  • Results: 3 days to 5 days

Drive-thru and walk-up PCR/rapid testing at MedExpress: 15 S. Dupont Hwy., Dover Results are typically available within 2-5 days. Visit https://www.medexpress.com/faqs.html for information on insurance, cost, and billing. Visit https://www.medexpress.com to ensure testing hours. Symptoms/registration not required.

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MedExpress: Concord Pike – Wilmington


MedExpress: Wilmington
2722 Concord Pike, Wilmington

  • No Symptoms Required
  • No Registration Required
  • Nasal
  • Results: 3 days to 5 days

Drive-thru and walk-up PCR/rapid testing at MedExpress: Wilmington, 2722 Concord Pike, Wilmington 19808 Results are typically available within 2-5 days. Visit https://www.medexpress.com/faqs.html for information on insurance, cost, and billing. Visit https://www.medexpress.com to ensure testing hours. Symptoms/registration not required.

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MedExpress: Kirkwood Hwy. – Wilmington


MedExpress: Kirkwood
3926 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington

  • No Symptoms Required
  • No Registration Required
  • Nasal
  • Results: 3 days to 5 days

Drive-thru and walk-up PCR/rapid testing at MedExpress: Wilmington, 3926 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington 19803 Results are typically available within 2-5 days. Visit https://www.medexpress.com/faqs.html for information on insurance, cost, and billing. Visit https://www.medexpress.com to ensure testing hours. Symptoms/registration not required.

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Atracare


Atracare
18068 Coastal Hwy., Lewes

  • Symptoms Required
  • Registration Strongly Encouraged
  • Walk Up
  • Results: 24-48 hours

Walk up rapid PCR and rapid antigen tests available at 18060 Coastal Hwy., Lewes. By appointment ONLY from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Results are typically available within one hour. Symptoms required for appointment. If an individual has been exposed to the virus or is symptomatic, a doctor needs to order the right test for […]

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CarePortMD Urgent Care Plus


Kirkwood Clinic
4365 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington

  • No Symptoms Required
  • Nasal
  • Results: 48-72 hours

Visit CarePortMD.com for scheduling or Contact 302-202-3020 for questions. Accepts insurance and Cares Act for uninsured patrons. Nasal Swab (into the nose).

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Curative – Laurel State Service Center


Laurel State Service Center
31039 N Poplar St, Laurel

  • No Symptoms Required
  • Registration Strongly Encouraged
  • Results: 48-72 hours

Results are usually available within 72 hours.  Advanced registration strongly encouraged; no physician’s order required. This is a self-administered shallow nasal test, which detects current infection. A Curative health care worker will direct you during this free viral test. To pre-register: curative.com. As of 5/1/22, Curative is collecting insurance information for those who have it, […]

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Curative – Modern Maturity Center



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  • No Symptoms Required
  • Walk Up
  • Results: 48-72 hours

No-cost walk-up PCR testing at Modern Maturity Center, 1121 Forrest Ave., Dover Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Results are typically available within 48 hours. No symptoms required. Registration required. Visit curative.com to register. Call 302-734-1200. As of 5/1/22, Curative is collecting insurance information for those who have it, and are billing insurance. […]

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Doctors Pathology Services Drive Thru Testing Dover


Doctors Pathology Services
1253 College Park Drive, Dover

  • No Symptoms Required
  • Registration Strongly Encouraged
  • Nasal
  • Results: 48-72 hours

Drive thru or walk-up nasal swab testing at Doctors Pathology Services, 1253 College Park Drive, Dover, DE 19904. Results are available within 72 hours and patients may access their results online. Please visit www.dpspa.com/covid19 for more information. Booking an appointment is suggested but not required.

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Rite Aid – Millsboro


Rite Aid - Millsboro
24892 John J Williams HWY, Millsboro

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

This free drive thru nasal swab viral testing (done by swabbing just inside the opening of the nose – not the back) is available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Available to patients with or without symptoms; registration at https://www.riteaid.com/pharmacy/services/covid-19-testing is required; no […]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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