Testing Information

Symptomatic Testing

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.

The website, GoGetTested.com, is the best resource for a complete list of COVID testing options in the community. You can make an appointment on the website for a test in the parking lot at Walmart, 3300 Iowa St., in Lawrence.

If anyone is in need potential testing on the weekend or holiday 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.

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