Here’s where you can get a COVID-19 test in the Channel 9 viewing area

CHARLOTTE — There are several medical providers in the Channel 9 viewing area that offer COVID-19 testing, including Novant Health, Atrium Health, StarMed Healthcare and American Family Care (see the list of testing locations below).

Testing is also available at select Walgreens and CVS locations, as well as local health departments.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has developed a testing site locator where residents can enter their address and/or ZIP code to find the nearest testing sites. The site will continually be edited as more testing sites and information is available.

In addition, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has a running list of COVID-19 test locations in the area with days and hours of operation.

>> Click here for the latest testing information in Mecklenburg County


Sites where you can get tested:

American Family Care

American Family Care offers COVID-19 testing at the following locations:

LocationAddressDate/Time
Charlotte4128 Monroe RoadMonday – Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Weekends 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Charlotte10102 Johnston RoadMonday – Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Weekends 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Ballantyne16704 Hawfield Way DriveMonday – Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Weekends 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Gastonia1908 East Franklin Boulevard, Suite 100Monday – Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Weekends 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Indian Trail14001 East Independence Boulevard, Suite CMonday – Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Weekends 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Mooresville295 Williamson Road, Suite AMonday – Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Weekends 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Click here for more information.

Andor Labs

Andor Labs offers no cost, no appointment COVID-19 tests. Charlotte locations include:

LocationAddressDate/Time
Flow Hydration and Wellness14000 Mallard Creek Road, CharlotteMonday - Friday 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Grubb Properties1523 Elizabeth Avenue, CharlotteMonday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
First Mount Zion Church1515 Remount Avenue, CharlotteMonday - Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Lempira Restaurant4439 Central Avenue, CharlotteMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. / Saturday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Docs Pharmacy2860 Freedom Drive, CharlotteMonday - Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Weeping Willow AME Zion Church2220 Milton Road, CharlotteFriday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Atrium Health Testing Centers

Atrium Health offers walk-in and drive-up testing at several locations for everyone ages 3 and older with no appointment needed.

Click here for the most up-to-date information on testing locations and hours.

Atrium has opened a testing site near the airport at 4222 Beam Rd in Charlotte. You do not need to be an Atrium patient. Appointments are not required. Mon - Fri: 10am - 5pm.

Mecklenburg County and @makomedical are opening 3 new testing sites: Park Expo Center Monday - Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. First Baptist Church of Cornelius, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. R.C. Bradford Park Monday - Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Novant Health

Testing is available through Novant Health at most primary care providers, urgent care facilities or walk-in clinics.

Novant Health patients can schedule an appointment through their MyChart account or anyone can schedule an appointment online at NovantHealth.org/CovidTest.

In addition, tests are offered at most Novant Health GoHealth Urgent Care locations, which are open from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

LocationAddressDate/Time
Ballantyne15235 John J Delaney Drive, Suite B, CharlotteMonday - Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. / Saturday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cornelius17078 Nat Bynam Lane, Suite 3, CorneliusMonday - Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. / Saturday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Harrisburg9950 Rocky River Road, HarrisburgMonday - Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. / Saturday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Huntersville9121 Sam Furr Rd., Suite 108, HuntersvilleMonday - Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. / Saturday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Matthews9600 E. Independence Boulevard., Suite B, MatthewsMonday - Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. / Saturday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Midtown445 South Kings Drive, CharlotteMonday - Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. / Saturday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Midtown - appointments encouraged125 Baldwin Avenue, CharlotteBeginning Feb. 9, Monday - Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. / Beginning Feb. 13, also open on Sundays 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Mooresville130 Plantation Ridge Drive, Suite 100, MooresvilleMonday - Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. / Saturday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Quail Hollow8450 Park Road, CharlotteMonday - Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. / Saturday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Waverly11840 Southmore Drive, Suite 100, CharlotteMonday - Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. / Saturday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Novant Health Express at Walgreens - SouthPark6231 Fairview Road, CharlotteMonday - Friday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. / Saturday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Ottendorf Laboratories at Novant Health – Salisbury315 Mocksville Avenue, SalisburyMonday - Sunday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Locations and hours are subject to change. Click here for the most up-to-date information.

StarMed Healthcare

StarMed Healthcare, in an abundance of caution for its team members and patients during icy weather, is closing all outdoor testing locations on Saturday, Jan. 29, with these exceptions:

  • 4001 Tuckaseegee Road in west Charlotte will be open for COVID-19 testing and vaccinations from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • 410 Four Seasons Town Centre in Greensboro will be open for vaccinations from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Each of StarMed’s indoor clinics in Charlotte will be open Saturday:

  • FreeMore family & urgent care center at 4001 Tuckaseegee Rd.
  • Eastland family & urgent care center at 5344 Central Ave.
  • The antibody treatment location at 491 N. Wendover Rd.

StarMed officials will continue to monitor weather conditions throughout the weekend and hours are subject to change. For updates or to schedule an appointment, click here: https://starmed.care/

StarMed offers drive-thru testing sites in the Charlotte area and other counties throughout the state.

Locations include:

LocationAddressDate/Time
The Old Eastland Mall parking lot5344-B Central Avenue, Charlotte - Testing located across the street, in the parking lot of the old Eastland Mall.Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Mecklenburg County Public Health Northwest2845 Beatties Ford Road, CharlotteMonday - Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
StarMed Healthcare Freemore4001 Tuckaseegee Road, CharlotteMonday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Compare Foods201 W. Arrowood Road, CharlotteMonday 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. / Saturday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cinemark 109508 Northeast Court, MatthewsMonday - Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Auto Selection of Charlotte6859 South Boulevard, CharlotteMonday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Garinger High School1100 Eastway Drive, CharlotteMonday - Friday 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Waddell Virtual Academy8300 Nations Ford Road, CharlotteMonday - Friday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
James Martin Middle School7800 IBM Drive, CharlotteMonday - Friday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Rocky River High School10505 Clear Creek Commerce Drive, Mint HillMonday - Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Barnette Elementary School13659 Beatties Ford Road, HuntersvilleMonday - Friday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Regen-COV™ Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Clinic491 N. Wendover Road, CharlotteBy appointment only
StarMed mobile clinic offering both testing and vaccines4th Street and Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte9 a.m. - 6 p.m. 7 days a week
StarMed (Hickory) drive-through testingParking lot behind Catawba County Public Health, 3070 11th Avenue Drive SE, HickoryMonday - Friday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
StarMed testing at zMAX Dragway - offering PCR and rapid testing6570 Bruton Smith Boulevard, ConcordTime: Noon to 4 p.m. Dates: Jan. 17, Jan. 19 -20, Jan. 22, Jan. 24 -25, Jan. 29, Jan. 31, Feb. 1-3

Click here for more testing locations and hours of operation.

You can use this link to find a StarMed testing location near you.

United Providers of Health

Register for a test here.

East Stonewall A. M. E. Zion Church - 1729 Griers Grove Rd. Charlotte: Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. This site will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 4.

Matthews United Methodist Church - 801 S. Trade St. Matthews: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

MSC Industrial Supply Co. - 525 Harbour Place Dr. Davidson: Monday, Tuesday and Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


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American Family Care Urgent Care (Gastonia)

Testing cost is covered by in-network insurance and non-insured patients by order of the medical provider. Patients should check to make sure their insurance plan is in the network. The clinic also provides testing for those without insurance through the Cares Act. Please note ALL COVID testing patients must be seen by one of AFC’s medical providers, they are not a mass COVID testing site. Click here for more information.

Avant Pharmacy and Wellness Center

9835 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC 28270

Avant Pharmacy and Wellness offers COVID-19 tests, vaccines and monoclonal antibody therapy. Avant offers rapid and PCR tests. The cost for a test is $70 for antigen and $129 for PCR. Tests can be covered by FSA/HSA cards. Appointments are required. Click here for more information on appointments.

Broken to Better Urgent Care (Rock Hill)

Broken to Better Urgent Care performs COVID-19 antibody testing for those who think they may have already come in contact with the virus as long as the patient does not have any symptoms currently. The clinic also has COVID-19 nasal swab testing for those who are experiencing symptoms. Appointment needed, click here for details.

Burke County Health Department

The mass COVID-19 testing clinic in Burke County is moving locations, starting Jan. 31, to Burkemont Baptist Church for the next three weeks. It will operate Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., as a drive-thru clinic.

Testing will remain at the parking lot of the Buke County Health Department until Jan. 28.

Officials said Friday, Feb. 18 is the last projected testing day.

No appointments are needed.

Cannon Pharmacy

Cannon Pharmacy offers COVID-19 tests by appointment only at their Mooresville and Kannapolis locations.

  • 1706 South Cannon Boulevard, Kannapolis
  • 521 East Plaza Drive, Mooresville

Click here for details.

Carolina Pharmacy

Carolina Pharmacy offers rapid antigen, RT-LAMP, and RT-PCR tests. Testing is done by appointment only but you may walk-in to any site and staff can help you schedule a test on the spot.

Click here for more information.

DHEC - York County Health Department

Self-administered COVID-19 saliva test kits ONLY. Call ahead for availability: 803-684-7004. More information here.

Family First Medical Center

Family First Medical Center is providing PCR Testing with a turnaround for results of up to 72 hours. The site is a drive-up or walkup location. Call NP Pauline Parker for additional information and services: at 704 315-8277.

Location: 4915 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, NC

Click here for more information.

FastMed Urgent Care

FastMed offers COVID-19 diagnostic and rapid antibody testing at all their North Carolina clinics. Click here to find a location near you.

First Care Medical Clinic

First Care Medical Clinic offers rapid COVID antigen and PCR testing at all clinical locations. Due to a high traffic volume, they have limited COVID testing to walk-ins only, no appointments needed at all their locations:

LocationAddressDate/Time
Monroe404 South Southerland Avenue, MonroeMonday – Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. / Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Rock Hill1462 Constitution Boulevard, Rock HillMonday – Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Charlotte9040 Nations Ford Road, CharlotteMonday – Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. / Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Charlotte2938 The Plaza, CharlotteMonday – Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. / Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Gastonia2450 Aberdeen Boulevard, GastoniaMonday – Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Albemarle1426 East Main Street, AlbemarleMonday – Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Click here for more information.

FryeCare Urgent Care (Conover)

Rapid testing results in 15 minutes, non-rapid testing results in 2 days. Click here for information.

Kintegra Family Medicine

Appointments not required, but preferred. Please call ahead to pre-register, call the clinic to verify testing and times.

  • Highland: 609 North Highland Street, Gastonia
  • Statesville: 1022 Shelton Ave, Statesville

More information can be found at this link.

Light Family Wellness (Fort Mill)

Hours and testing vary. Patients can book online here. If a date or time is not available, please call the office for more dates or questions at 704-594-1140.

MAKO’s testing sites in Mecklenburg County

In a continued effort to increase access to COVID-19 testing in the area, Mecklenburg County Public Health (MCPH) is opening MAKO testing sites. They will only offer PCR testing. On Jan. 24, Mecklenburg County and MAKO Medical announced they will open three new testing sites in addition to the site already open at Carowinds.

LocationAddressTest/Time
Carowinds14523 Carowinds Boulevard8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday
Across the street from the Park Expo CenterParking lot across the street from 2500 E Independence Boulevard8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday
First Baptist Church of Cornelius21007 Catawba Ave, Cornelius9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
R.C. Bradford Park17005 Davidson-Concord Rd, Huntersville10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday

Marketplace Pharmacy (Rock Hill)

Offering COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test and PCR Testing. Walk-ins accepted. Click here for information.

Med First (Statesville)

Most COVID-19 testing services are covered by insurance and Med First accepts most major insurances. Cash pay rates are also available for self-pay patients. Call clinic or request an appointment online. Walk-ins accepted. To book an appointment, click here.

Monroe Biomedical Research

If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, you may be eligible for an investigational treatment study. Participants in the study will receive a free COVID-19 test and results within approximately 30 minutes. Details on the COVID-19 treatment study can be found here.

Moose Pharmacy

Moose Pharmacy offers both PCR and rapid antigen COVID-19 tests by appointment only at the following locations:

LocationAddressDate/Time
Concord270 Copperfield Boulevard Northeast #101, ConcordMonday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Friday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Monroe215 East Jefferson Street, MonroeMonday - Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Mount Holly125 West Central Avenue, Mount HollyMonday - Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Mount Pleasant8374 West Franklin Street, Mount PleasantMonday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Salisbury1408 West Innes Street, SalisburyMonday - Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Click here to schedule an appointment.

OnCall Mobile Medical and Wellness

Walk-ins are welcome for this no-cost testing option from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Locations: 2423 Eastway Dr. on Tuesdays and at 2300 Eastway Dr. on Wednesdays.

Jan. 10 at Little Rock AME Zion Church (401 N. McDowell St., Charlotte) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

One Love Periodic Services

One Love Periodic Services is providing free COVID-19 testing. The service location is 4922 Albemarle Road, Charlotte. Walk-ins are welcome, and no appointment is needed. Testing is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and on Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Optum Healthcare (Anson County)

Optum Healthcare is offering free COVID testing at 500 Morven Road (the old hospital parking lot).

Not all sites offer both PCR and rapid COVID-19 tests or have the same hours. Click here for detailed information and more locations.

Stanly County Health Department

For no-cost COVID-19 Testing, call 877-562-4850. The health department has two testing sites:

LocationAddressHours
Stanly Community College - Crutchfield Campus Parking Lot101 Stanly Parkway, LocustMonday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Stanly County Commons Parking Lot1000 N. First Street, AlbemarleMonday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Test 4 Free (Pineville)

Appointments are required. Test 4 Free operates the testing at the Carolina Place Mall at 1025 Carolina Place Parkway. Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Saturday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

TrueCare Pharmacy (Concord)

TrueCare Pharmacy is offering COVID-19 testing at 760 Cabarrus Ave West, Concord. Click here for details.

Tryon Medical Partners

Tryon Medical Partners offers two testing locations for its patients. Testing is by appointment only.

Click here for more information.

Walke’s Drug Store

8145 Ardrey Kell Road, #105, Charlotte

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

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