TESTING CENTERS: Where to get tested for COVID-19 in the Baton Rouge area

TESTING CENTERS: Where to get tested for COVID-19 in the Baton Rouge area
(Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Several COVID-19 testing centers have opened in the Baton Rouge area. See details below.

For an interactive map of testing centers compiled by the Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC), click here.

Preregistration is NOT required, but encouraged, by going to www.DoINeedaCOVID19test.com.


ASCENSION PARISH

LAMAR DIXON EXPO CENTER (9039 S St. Landry Ave., Gonzales)

  • Testing will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.
  • The testing site will remain open until 60,000 tests have been completed across the Baton Rouge area.
  • Click here for more details about the testing sites.

PRAIRIEVILLE FAMILY HOSPITAL (37358 Market Place Dr.)

OUR LADY OF THE LAKE (1125 Hwy. 30 W)

  • Patients must get a referral from a Lake doctor by calling 225-765-5500 to get an appointment

LAKE URGENT CARE (14350 Hwy. 73)

  • Patients must first be screened by a licensed clinician via Virtual Visit by clicking here or in person at any Lake Urgent Care/Lake After Hours clinic

DONALDSONVILLE (904 Catalpa St.)

  • Mondays, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesdays, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • You must register to receive the test - Register at caresouth.org or by calling 225-650-2000
  • No doctor’s order required, Bring ID/insurance card

EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH

MLK COMMUNITY CENTER - 4000 Gus Young Ave.

  • Monday, August 10 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 12 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 13 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Monday, August 17 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 18 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 19 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY - FG Clark parking lot (801 Harding Blvd.)

  • Testing will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.

CORTANA MALL - 9701 Cortana Pl.

  • Testing will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.

FAIRGROUNDS AT BREC - 17200 Airline Hwy.

  • Testing will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.

JEWEL J. NEWMAN COMMUNITY CENTER - Back parking lot (2013 Central Rd.)

  • Testing will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.

MOBILE TESTING SITES

  • Click here for a list of mobile and stationary testing sites in East Baton Rouge Parish
  • Mobile testing locations do not require an appointment and operate on a first-come, first-served basis. Check the schedule every week for updates.

CVS

  • 3384 Government St.; 7411 Florida Blvd.; 5360 Highland Rd.; 7777 Bluebonnet Blvd., Suite 100; 12880 Airline Hwy.; 9326 Burbank Dr.
  • Patients must register in advance at CVS.com to schedule an appointment
  • Patients will be required to stay in their cars and will be directed to the pharmacy drive-thru window, where they will be provided with a test kit and given instructions, and a CVS Pharmacy team member will observe the self-swab process to ensure it is done properly

BATON ROUGE GENERAL MID CITY - 3600 Florida Blvd.

  • The site will remain open on a day-by-day basis as supplies allow, on Monday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

CARESOUTH MEDICAL AND DENTAL CLINIC - 3140 Florida St.

  • Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • You must register to receive the test at caresouth.org or by calling 225-650-2000

OUR LADY OF THE LAKE -5439 Airline Hwy.

  • Patients must get a referral from a Lake doctor by calling 225-765-5500 to get an appointment
  • The mobile testing locations do not require an appointment and operate on a first-come, first-served basis. These testing sites do not require a doctor’s order.

WOMAN’S CENTER FOR WELLNESS - 9637 Jefferson Hwy.

  • Patients must get a referral from a doctor. More info is linked here.

WALMART - 9350 Cortana Pl.

  • A doctor’s order is not required, but appointments must be made online, Click here for more details
  • Those wanting to make an appointment for testing can do so by calling 888-626-0654

WALGREENS - 11080 Greenwell Springs Rd.

  • Individuals over 18 with or without symptoms are eligible for drive-thru testing but they must first take an eligibility assessment and make an appointment at Walgreens.com/COVID19Testing.
  • Testing is available seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weather permitting.
  • Click here for more details.

BAKER

MIRACLE PLACE PARKING LOT - 2080 Main St.

  • Friday, Aug. 28, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Registration packets will be available for pickup at City Hall
  • Registration packets need to be completed and returned to City Hall by Aug. 25 at 12 p.m.
  • Onsite registration will be available until 11 a.m., however preregistration is highly encouraged

BLACKWATER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - 10000 Blackwater Rd.

  • Thursday, August 20 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Friday, August 21 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

LAKE AFTER HOURS - 18989 Old Scenic Hwy.

  • Patients must first be screened by a licensed clinician via Virtual Visit by clicking here or in person at any Lake Urgent Care/Lake After Hours clinic

CVS - 1214 Main St.

  • Patients must register in advance at CVS.com beginning Friday, May 29 to schedule an appointment
  • Patients will be required to stay in their cars and will be directed to the pharmacy drive-thru window, where they will be provided with a test kit and given instructions, and a CVS Pharmacy team member will observe the self-swab process to ensure it is done properly

WALMART - 14507 Plank Rd. (in the parking lot of Walmart)

  • Site is for healthcare professionals, first responders, and those showing symptoms. No doctor’s order is required, but an appointment must be made ahead of time. The site will be open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 7 to 9 a.m. starting May 6. Click here for more details.
  • Those wanting to make an appointment for testing can do so by calling 888-626-0654.

ZACHARY

LAKE AFTER HOURS - 18989 Old Scenic Hwy.

  • patients must first be screened by a licensed clinician via Virtual Visit by clicking here or in person at any Lake Urgent Care/Lake After Hours clinic

IBERVILLE PARISH

CARESOUTH MEDICAL AND DENTAL - 59340 River West Dr.

  • Tuesdays, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Thursdays, 3 to 5 p.m.
  • Register at caresouth.org or by calling 225-650-2000
  • No doctor’s order required, bring ID/insurance card

PLAQUEMINE WALMART - 59690 Belleview Dr.

  • The testing site is for healthcare workers, first responders, those with COVID-19 symptoms, and those in high-risk groups who do NOT have symptoms (must be 18 or older)
  • The site is open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays weekly from 7 to 9 a.m., weather permitting
  • The testing site will require an appointment through Quest’s MyQuestTM online portal and app, www.MyQuestCOVIDTest.com, which will screen and schedule appointments for those individuals that meet medical eligibility for the testing sites
  • For any questions regarding testing and appointments, call Quest’s dedicated COVID-19 line at 866-448-7719, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET

LIVINGSTON PARISH

LIVINGSTON PARISH COURTHOUSE - 20300 Government Blvd.

  • Testing will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.
  • Click here for more details about the testing sites.

CVS - 640 S Range Ave.

  • Patients must register in advance at CVS.com beginning Friday, May 29 to schedule an appointment

WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY - 8101 U.S. Hwy 190

LAKE URGENT CARE/LAKE AFTER HOURS - 31985 LA 16

  • People are not allowed to simply show up and receive the test. If you believe you may have been exposed to the virus or have been exhibiting symptoms, you should visit www.lakeurgentcare.com to find out if you meet the CDC criteria for Rapid COVID-19 testing. You must select the red “Virtual Visit” button.

OUR LADY OF THE LAKE - 5000 O’Donovan Blvd.

  • This testing site, which is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 to 11:30 a.m., will serve Livingston Parish residents with a physician’s order from any provider for a COVID-19 test

POINTE COUPEE PARISH

WALMART - 460 Hospital Rd.

  • Open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Testing is for adults who meet CDC and state and local guidelines on who should be tested, including first responders, healthcare providers, and others with symptoms of COVID-19 and those in high-risk groups without symptoms
  • Candidates for testing must be over 18 years of age and have an appointment scheduled through Quest Diagnostics online portal or by clicking here
  • Any questions regarding testing and appointments, please call Quest’s dedicated COVID-19 line at 866-448-7719, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET

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