Where are the COVID-19 testing sites in the Charlotte area?

Where are the COVID-19 testing sites in the Charlotte area?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There are several medical providers in the Charlotte area that offer COVID-19 testing, including Novant Health, Atrium Health, Tryon Medical Partners and American Family Care.

Testing is also available at many sites including StarMed Healthcare, Walgreens Pharmacy, CVS Health, community health centers, and many other primary care providers throughout Mecklenburg County.

Please note, testing is no longer available at Bojangles Coliseum.

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Where are the COVID-19 testing sites in the Charlotte area?

Mecklenburg County has expanded hours at the Northwest Health Department at 2845 Beatties Ford Road. Testing there will now take place from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

To locate specific testing sites, visit the testing site locator on mecknc.gov/covid-19 or call the county’s COVID-19 Hotline at 980-314-9400.

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Mecklenburg County Public Health is offering flu shots and COVID-19 testing in one location. No pre-registration is needed for flu shots, but pre-registration is strongly recommended for a faster process for COVID-19 testing. Pre-register online at doineedacovid19test.com.

Sites in Mecklenburg County open:

The Home Depot (8135 University City Blvd.) - Dec. 26 from noon - 5 p.m.; Dec. 27 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Home Depot (14310 Rivergate Pkwy) - Dec. 26 from noon - 5 p.m.; Dec. 27 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


More sites where you can get tested:

Novant Health

A referral is not required, but if you are unsure whether you need a COVID-19 test, contact your primary care doctor before traveling to a screening center. You can also take an online assessment here.

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

Central Piedmont Community College Harris Campus: 3216 CPCC Harris Campus Drive. Open 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Weekend and evening screenings are available at some Novant Health GoHealth Urgent Care locations from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

  • Harrisburg: 9950 Rocky River Road
  • Mountain Island: 3500 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road
  • Quail Hollow: 8450 Park Road
  • Waverly: 11840 Southmore Drive


Atrium Health Mobile Coronavirus Testing Center

Each week, Atrium Health officials drive a mobile screening and testing bus to communities that need extra help.

If you’re having coronavirus symptoms, just walk up – you don’t need an appointment or identification.

This testing center is only for community members with symptoms of coronavirus. Some symptoms are fever, cough, shortness of breath, or loss of smell and/or taste.

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


Tryon Medical Partners

Tryon Medical Partners has opened two satellite testing locations. To access the remote testing locations, you must:

  • Have symptoms that include fever, cough or difficulty breathing.
  • Be pre-screened by phone or via Virtual Urgent Care.

Click here for more information.


Rapid Testing at AFC Urgent Care

American Family Care Urgent Care has limited COVID-19 rapid tests. Patients must reserve a time slot online at afcurgentcarenc.com for COVID-19 testing.

Monroe Road: 4128 Monroe Road

South Charlotte: 10102 Johnston Road

Gastonia: 1908 E. Franklin Blvd., Suite 100

Indian Trail: 14001 E. Independence Blvd., Suite C

AFC Urgent Care is open from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.


Rowan County

Rowan County updates testing locations, dates and times each week on its COVID-19 Testing Information webpage.


The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services also provides a test site finder on its website. Click here to find more testing sites and to see a list of community testing events.

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