COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests

COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests


Information about COVID-19 Testing

LA County Holiday Home Test Collection Pilot program will be available from December 1, 2020 to January 15, 2021. Individuals can have testing kits mailed to their home if they: have COVID-19 symptoms; were recently in close contact with someone who has COVID-19 or is suspected of having it; or are a senior or person with disabilities who feel they were exposed to COVID-19, but are unable to go to a testing site. There is no cost but insurance and you do not need health insurance to get a test.

For more information or to register please visit,

The City of Los Angeles, in partnership with the County of Los Angeles and CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort), is providing free COVID-19 testing to ALL Los Angeles County residents, whether or not you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Individuals are encouraged to first contact their primary care provider or healthcare center about receiving a test at their facility.

Priority for testing is still given to people with symptoms, such as fever, cough, and shortness of breath; people over 65 or who have certain chronic medical conditions; and certain groups of essential workers.

Testing is by appointment only.

Visit the links below for information on how residents of Los Angeles County can register for a COVID-19 test.

Los Angeles County operated testing sites:

Los Angeles City-supported, CA State-supported and other testing partner sites:

Individuals without internet access can call Optumserve at (888) 634-1123 Monday through Friday, from 7:00am to 7:00pm to schedule a testing appointment.

Testing FAQs
General guidance about the testing process is available at

FAQ's regarding testing and testing results is available at

Testing Results
If you have been tested but have not yet received test results, see links below to find the contact email or phone number to your specific testing lab:

If your site was not listed there, please check here:

Individuals without internet access can call the applicable number for test results:
- Optumserve at (888) 634-1123
- Curative, Fulgent and Healthvana at (213) 348-2004

For FAQs with guidance based on the test results received: APPLICATION PROCEDURE See information above. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE Not applicable.
Application Procedure

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