COVID-19 Testing

Recent updates:

  • The national Home Test to Treat program is ending on April 16. See below for other community testing resources.
  • The pop-up neighborhood COVID-19 test distributions have ended, but test kits are still available for pick up at our clinic locations.

Pick up tests at no cost outside Public Health clinics

You can now pick up tests at no cost outside Public Health clinics in Grover Beach, Paso Robles, and San Luis Obispo during business hours. You may take two tests per person in your household at these sites. There are no requirements related to residency, income, insurance, or immigration status. If you need tests and are unable to get them at these sites, contact us online or call 805-781-5500.

Note: We occasionally run out of tests and ask that you check back the following week.

Find a nearby testing provider 

COVID-19 testing is available from providers across SLO County. These facilities may charge co-pays or fees, so be sure to call ahead to confirm hours and costs. See a list of testing providers

Report a positive at-home test

Test positive from an at-home (rapid) COVID test? Report your result here.

Healthcare providers, report a COVID-19 case

If you are a healthcare provider, see how to report a positive test from a laboratory or clinic

Test to Treat Locations in SLO County 

Test to Treat services include:

  • Rapid testing for COVID-19
  • Medical consultation as appropriate, and
  • Paxlovid anti-viral pills, if indicated.

Test to Treat provides prompt treatment for people age 50 and older and those with common health conditions that increase the risk for severe COVID-19. If you experience symptoms, don't delay: this treatment must be started within five days of first symptoms.

Test to Treat locations in SLO County include:

See all locations

Hours and costs vary by location. It is a good idea to call ahead to confirm hours and ask about cost. Pharmacy and urgent care sites generally charge a fee for testing and medical consultation, and most will bill insurance for this cost. 

When seeking Test to Treat services at any site, please bring a list of any medications you currently take.

The Test to Treat Treatment Locator Tool helps locate COVID-19 treatment nationwide. 

Treatment Locator Tool

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Other Testing Locations

COVID-19 testing is available from other providers. These facilities may charge co-pays or fees, so be sure to call ahead to confirm hours and costs. 

  • Carbon Health Urgent Care - Atascadero | 7330 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422 | 805-703-2501 | PCR testing for any established & non-established patients (only if symptomatic or exposed); rapid tests for anyone
  • Carbon Health Urgent Care - Paso Robles | 500 1st St., Paso Robles, CA 93446 | 805-226-4222 | PCR testing for any established & non-established patients (only if symptomatic or exposed); rapid tests for anyone
  • Community Health Centers of the Central Coast (CHC) – Arroyo Grande Walk-In Clinic | 1205 E Grand Ave, Ste H, Arroyo Grande CA | (805) 994-2300 | PCR and rapid testing for established & non-established patients | Current CHC patients can also get tested at other select CHC locations – call 866- 614-4636 to check for your nearest clinic

  • Community Health Centers of the Central Coast (CHC) – CHC Paso - Los Robles | 2800 Riverside Ave Suite 101 | (805) 238-7250 | PCR and rapid testing for established & non-established patients | Current CHC patients can also get tested at other select CHC locations – call 866- 614-4636 to check for your nearest clinic

  • Cottage Urgent Care - San Luis Obispo - Marigold Center | 3970 Broad St. Ste. 2, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 | 805-762-4996 | PCR and rapid testing for established & non-established patients 

  • CVS - Nipomo | 610 W. Tefft St., Nipomo, CA 93444 | 805-929-2740 | rapid testing only 

  • Dignity Health Urgent Care - Atascadero | 5920 W. Mall, Atascadero, CA 93422 | 805-461-2131 | PCR testing for established & non-established patients (only if symptomatic)

  • Dignity Health Urgent Care - Orcutt | 1102 E. Clark Ave. Ste. 120A, Santa Maria, CA 93455 | 805-332-8185 | PCR testing for established & non-established patients (only if symptomatic)     

  • Dignity Health Urgent Care - Pismo Beach | 877 N. Oak Park Blvd., Pismo Beach, CA 93449 | 805-474-8450 | PCR testing for established & non-established patients (only if symptomatic) 

  • Dignity Health Urgent Care - Santa Maria | 2271 S. Depot St., Santa Maria, CA 93455 | 805-922-0561 | PCR testing for established & non-established patients (only if symptomatic)    

  • Family & Industrial Medical Center | 47 Santa Rosa St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 | 805-542-9596 | PCR testing for established & non-established patients (only if symptomatic); rapid testing for anyone    

  • Med Stop Urgent Care | 283 Madonna Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 | 805-549-8880 | PCR and rapid testing for anyone  

  • Primary Care Partners SLO | 84 Santa Rosa St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 | 805-591-4727 | PCR and rapid testing for established patients   

  • The Lapidus Clinic and Med Spa | 6685 Bay Laurel Pl. A, Avila Beach, CA 93424 | 805-540-3071 | PCR and rapid testing for established patients  

  • Urgent Care of Atascadero | 9700 El Camino Real #100, Atascadero, CA 93422 | 805-466-1330 | PCR and rapid testing for anyone   

  • Urgent Care of Morro Bay | 783 Quintana Rd., Morro Bay, CA 93442 | 805-771-0108 | PCR and rapid testing for anyone  

  • Urgent Care of Pismo Beach | 2 James Way Ste. 214, Pismo Beach, CA 93449 | 805-295-6594 | PCR and rapid testing for anyone 

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