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How to get tested for COVID-19 in Nevada

Posted at 8:21 AM, Jan 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-04 11:53:26-05

If you need a COVID-19 test in Nevada, you can find one by checking this website.

All you have to do is type in your address or zip code and it will give you a list a testing sites near you.

The testing locator map was created by Nevada Health Response, the healthcare team assembled by the governor’s office.

Testing locations are not endorsed or vetted by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services.

While testing criteria for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have been expanded in Nevada to include individuals with and without symptoms, each testing site has its own criteria. You may need to call the testing center before you go.

There’s also a self assessment on the website to help you determine whether or not you should be tested.

If you are unable to use the map, you can also call 2-1-1.

University Medical Center is also conducting tests in Southern Nevada.

You can schedule an appointment by going to umcsn.con and clicking UMC COVID-19 testing center.

Tests by UMC are free and results are usually available without a few days. Results are provided through a UMC Connect account or the MyChart app.

The Southern Nevada Health District also offers information on testing sites in the community. They include Texas Station, UNLV Stan Fulton Building, Cashman Center and others.

Click here for a monthly calendar.

Residents of Nevada are also encouraged to download the COVID Trace app. It is a contact tracing mobile app developed by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services hat uses a technology called the Exposure Notifications System from Google and Apple. The app exchanges anonymous information with other phones in your vicinity and can notify you if you've come in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Click here for more information.