Where To Get Tested For COVID-19 In Pittsburgh (And What You Need To Bring)

Mar 24, 2020

A number of COVID-19 testing sites have opened in and around Pittsburgh in the past week. Here’s a list of the sites, and what you need to know before you go.

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Central Outreach Wellness Center Sites

Locations and hours:

Pittsburgh Zoo Parking Lot, 7370 Baker St, Pittsburgh PA 15206

Open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning March 23.

2360 Hospital Drive, Aliquippa PA 15001

Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 23. Hours will expand from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Tuesday, March 24.

Testing site: Drive through.

Open to public? Yes.

Who is eligible?

Anyone presenting symptoms of COVID-19, including dry cough, fever, and/or shortness of breath, and who have other risk factors such exposure to someone infected with coronavirus

What should you bring?

A photo ID and an insurance card. However, patients will not be turned away if they don’t have insurance, or if they cannot produce a photo ID.

Allegheny Health Network

Locations and hours:

AHN Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion, 12311 Perry Highway, Wexford, PA 15090

AHN Bethel Park Health + Wellness Pavilion, 1010 Higbee Drive, Bethel Park, PA 15102

4220 William Penn Highway, Monroeville, PA 15146

AHN West Side Health + Wellness Pavilion, 4247 West Ridge Road, Erie, PA 16506

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Testing site: Drive through.

Open to public? No.

Who is eligible?

Patients who have been evaluated for COVID-19 symptoms and have a prescription from an AHN provider. The site is not open to the general public. 

How to get an appointment/referral:

Those experiencing symptoms can call AHN’s nurse hotline, 412-Nurse4U (412-687-7348) to discuss symptoms or arrange a video visit through MyChart. After assessment, those who qualify for testing will be contacted with an appointment time to visit one of AHN’s collection sites.

UPMC

Location and hours:

2000 Mary St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203

By appointment only.

Testing site: In-person, no drive through.

Open to public? No.

Who is eligible?

Patients who have a physician referral and have been approved for COVID-19 testing by UPMC’s infection prevention team. Patients must have an appointment to visit UPMC’s testing site, it is not open to the general public.

How to get an appointment/referral:

Patients experiencing mild COVID-19 symptoms (no fever, no shortness of breath) should call their primary care provider or use UPMC Anywhere Care for an initial consult. Those with high fever or shortness of breath should go directly to their local emergency department for care.

What should you bring?

Instructions will be provided when patients are contacted about their collection appointment.