Where can I get a free COVID test?
NYC Health + Hospitals will continue to be a gateway for New Yorkers seeking COVID-19 testing, treatment, and vaccination, regardless of their insurance or immigration status.
COVID-19 testing is available by appointment at 11 hospitals and Gotham Health Centers in every borough.
- Existing patients can schedule an appointment for testing by calling 1-844-NYC-4NYC.
- To learn more about how you can become a patient with NYC Health + Hospitals, please call 1-844-NYC-4NYC.
New Yorkers who test positive for COVID-19 can access Paxlovid prescriptions and home delivery at no cost through Virtual ExpressCare by calling 212-COVID-19 (212-268-4319).
At-Home COVID-19 Tests
While supplies last, you can pick up free at-home rapid antigen tests at NYC museums, zoos, libraries and other locations throughout the city.
To find a location near you, visit NYC At-Home COVID-19 Test Kit Pickup.
Free Tests by Mail
Beginning September 25, every U.S. household can again place an order to receive four more free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered directly to their home. Before You Throw Out "Expired" Tests: Check to see if your COVID-19 tests' expiration dates have been extended.