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Get tested in King County

If you feel sick and have symptoms of COVID-19, get tested right away, even if you're vaccinated. Early testing is important to help prevent COVID-19 from spreading to friends, family, and the community.

Find a testing site near you

When to get tested

  • If you have signs or symptoms of COVID-19 get tested as early as possible regardless of vaccination status.
  • If you are exposed to someone who has COVID-19 (within 6 feet of the person for 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period):
    • If fully vaccinated seek testing 5-7 days after exposure. If symptoms develop within 14 days of exposure, isolate and consider retesting.
    • If unvaccinated seek testing immediately. If you test negative, continue to quarantine and seek testing again 5-7 days after last exposure, or immediately if symptoms develop during quarantine.
    • See Isolation & Quarantine for detailed guidance.
  • After travel if you are unvaccinated: Those who are unvaccinated must get a COVID-19 test 3-5 days after domestic travel and seek repeat testing if symptoms develop within 14 days of travel.

Testing options

  1. Start with your healthcare provider. A healthcare provider should provide a test if you have symptoms or a known exposure or refer you to get tested at another facility. There should be no cost to you for testing, whether you have insurance or not. Verify costs with your provider before you go.
  2. Free testing sites in King County are open to anyone regardless of immigration or insurance status. Priority testing is given to those with symptoms or immediate risk for COVID-19. Advance appointment recommended. Test results may take up to 72 hours and are not guaranteed.
  3. Rapid (antigen) at-home test kits can be purchased at a pharmacy or other retailer or you can have the test performed at a facility that specializes in rapid testing. See a list of rapid testing (FAQ #3). Results are ready within 15 minutes and are a good option if you need a test right away for sports events, travel or other non-urgent testing need.

Testing for travel

  • Testing is not required before or after U.S. travel if fully vaccinated. Limit travel if you are not fully vaccinated or if traveling with unvaccinated children.
  • Travel requirements vary by state. Check local guidance before you go.
  • It is not guaranteed that you will receive a result within 72 hours of departure at any of King County's free testing sites. It's also not guaranteed that the results will meet the specific requirements for all countries.
  • Priority testing will be given to those with symptoms or who have been exposed to COVID-19. King County-operated sites are intended to serve communities disproportionately affected by COVID 19 or who cannot access a COVID-19 test through their regular healthcare provider.
  • If you need a test for travel, look for rapid testing options that specialize in travel testing.
  • See frequently asked questions on testing and travel for more information.
  • For full guidance on domestic (travel within U.S) and international travel, see the CDC website.

COVID-19 testing sites by location in King County

Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout King County regardless of immigration or insurance status. King County-operated sites are intended to serve communities disproportionately affected by COVID 19 or who cannot access a COVID-19 test through their regular healthcare provider. Advanced appointments strongly recommended to avoid long wait times.

Need help making an appointment? Call the King County COVID-19 Call Center at 206-477-3977 (open 7 days a week, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.) If you need an interpreter, please tell us in English what language you need.

Note: Call center staff are unable to assist with travel-related guidance. See Testing for travel for guidance.


ADA accessible sites (PDF)

List of testing sites in other languages (PDF)


Select a city below to find a King County-operated testing site near you.

What to bring to your testing appointment:

  • Insurance card, if you have insurance. You will not be charged for the test. (You do not need insurance or a doctor’s note to get tested.)
  • A well-fitted mask. As a healthcare facility, masks are required regardless of vaccination status at all indoor AND outdoor testing locations.
  • Testing is available regardless of your citizenship/immigration status. Photo ID is not required.

Holiday hours of operation: The Auburn-Boeing testing site will be closed December 25 and January 1. The site will close early on December 24 and December 31, with gates closing at 12:30 p.m.

Boeing Auburn Facility
Make reservations for testing online

 Address: 2400 Perimeter Rd, Auburn, WA 98001

 Phone: 206-477-3977

 Available: Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

 Languages: Interpretation available including ASL and tactile interpretation

 Type: Drive-thru or walk-up

 Method: Swab test done by staff

Please note: there is no access to the testing site from the south entrance of Perimeter Road. This is a smoke and tobacco-free facility.


Download PDF flyers in: English, Español (Spanish)

Holiday hours of operation: The Bellevue testing site will be closed December 25 and January 1.

Bellevue College (Bellevue)
Make reservations online

 Address: 2645 145th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA, 98007

 Phone: 206-477-3977

 Available: Monday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

 Languages: Interpretation available including ASL and tactile interpretation

 Type: Drive-thru or walk-up

 Method: Self-swab*

*At self-swab testing sites, the patient collects their sample on site under the supervision of staff and it is sent to the lab by the testing site.

PARTNER: UW Medicine


Holiday hours of operation: The Enumclaw testing site will be closed closed December 25 and January 1.

Enumclaw Middle School
Make reservations online

 Address: 550 Semanski St S, Enumclaw, WA 98022

 Phone: 206-477-3977

 Available: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.

 Languages: Interpretation available including ASL and tactile interpretation

 Type: Drive-thru or walk-up

 Method: Self-swab*

*At self-swab testing sites, the patient collects their sample on site under the supervision of staff and it is sent to the lab by the testing site.

PARTNER: Discovery Health

Holiday hours of operation: The Federal Way testing site will be closed December 25 and January 1. Also, the site will close at 1 p.m. December 24 and December 31.

Federal Way Aquatics Center
Make reservations online

 Address: 650 SW Campus Dr, Federal Way, WA 98023

 Phone: 206-477-3977

 Available: Monday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

 Languages: Interpretation available including ASL and tactile interpretation

 Type: Drive-thru or walk-up

 Method: Self-swab*

*At self-swab testing sites, the patient collects their sample on site under the supervision of staff and it is sent to the lab by the testing site.

PARTNER: CHI FRANCISCAN

The Kent/Des Moines testing site has been closed until further notice.


Holiday hours of operation: The Renton testing site will be closed December 24-27 and January 1. This site will be open regular business hours on December 31.

HealthPoint - Renton Drive-Through
Make reservations online

 Address: 805 SW 10th St, Renton, WA 98057

 Phone: 206-477-3977

 Available: Monday through Friday, 8:15 a.m.-6:15 p.m. and Saturday from 8:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

 Languages: Interpretation available including ASL and tactile interpretation

 Type: Drive-thru or walk-up

 Method: Self-swab*

*At self-swab testing sites, the patient collects their sample on site under the supervision of staff and it is sent to the lab by the testing site.

PARTNER: HealthPoint

Holiday hours of operation: The SeaTac/Angle Lake testing site will be closed December 25 and January 1.

Angle Lake
Make reservations online for symptoms

Make reservations online for no symptoms

 Address: 19639 28th Ave S, SeaTac, WA 98188

 Phone: 206-477-3977

 Available: Monday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

 Languages: Interpretation available including ASL and tactile interpretation

Type: Walk-up only

 Method: Self-swab*

*At self-swab testing sites, the patient collects their sample on site under the supervision of staff and it is sent to the lab by the testing site.

PARTNER: UW Medicine

Note: These sites are not operated by King County and there may be a cost for their testing services. Please check with these sites directly for more information:



Holiday hours of operation: The Tukwila testing site will be closed December 25 and January 1. Also, the site will close at 1 p.m. December 24 and December 31.

Church by the Side of the Road
Make reservations online

 Address: 3455 S 148th St, Tukwila, WA 98168

 Phone: 206-477-3977

 Available: Monday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

 Languages: Interpretation available including ASL and tactile interpretation

 Type: Drive-thru or walk-up

 Method: Self-swab*

*At self-swab testing sites, the patient collects their sample on site under the supervision of staff and it is sent to the lab by the testing site.

PARTNER: CHI FRANCISCAN

The Greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) study is working to understand how COVID-19 is spreading throughout King County, and offers free, confidential, at-home tests. Enroll at scanpublichealth.org/screener.

Additional testing options in King County:

Note: These sites are not operated by King County and there may be a cost for their testing services. Please check their website for more information.

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