Testing Information

Anyone who believes they are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and does not have a primary care provider can call the Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health Coronavirus hotline, 785-856-4343. We have nurses online to provide initial screening and if needed, directions on how to get tested.

Lawrence-Douglas Public Health staff are available to administer tests at a drive-up site near the Community Health Facility, 200 Maine, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays.

If anyone is in need potential testing on the weekend, screening and possible testing options include:

- Prompt Care — Call 785-838-1510 for pre-screening before coming to urgent care if you are ill. 

- MedExpress clinic — Call  785-841-3123.

- CVS drive-up testing site, 2300 Iowa St. — Patients must register in advance at CVS.com to schedule an appointment. 

Potential symptoms include fever or chills; cough; shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; fatigue; muscle or body aches; headache; new loss of taste or smell; sore throat; congestion or runny nose; nausea or vomiting; or, diarrhea.