Where to go to get a COVID test in Newport County

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The following locations have been identified by the Rhode Island Department of Health as locations to get COVID-19 tests in Newport County. This list has been updated as of Jan. 24, 2022.

COVID-19 tests are available at locations throughout Newport County.
COVID-19 tests are available at locations throughout Newport County.

To make the COVID-19 testing process as streamlined and efficient as possible, most fixed, State-run testing sites are now requiring appointments. Rhode Islanders can schedule a free test online at portal.ri.gov or by calling 401-222-8022. Insurance is accepted but not required. Check with the location before visiting.

Middletown Riverhead Plaza

1400 W. Main Rd. Middletown

Monday-Sunday, 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Walk through

Appointment recommended

Some daily appointments reserved for Pre K-12/child care community? Yes

Brown & Howard Wharf

416 Thames Street, Newport

Cost: Free

Hours of Operation: Monday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Offering On-Site Health Evaluation? No

Testing for Out-of-State Travelers? Asymptomatic screening or diagnostic testing only.

Offering Testing for Rhode Islanders Who Don't Have COVID-19 Symptoms? Yes

Accepting Patients from other Practices? Yes

Accepting Pediatric Patients? Yes

Walk through or drive through? Walk through

Ocean State Urgent Care

Address: 67 Valley Rd. Middletown, RI 02842

City/Town: Middletown

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8 AM - 8 PM Saturday - Sunday 9 AM - 2 PM

Contact Information: 401-847-4950

Offering On-Site Health Evaluation?: YES

Testing for out-of-state travelers?: YES

Asymptomatic testing?: YES

Accepting Patients from other Practices?: YES

Accepting Pediatric Patients?: YES older than 12

Walk through or drive through?: DRIVE THROUGH

Languages Spoken: ENGLISH

Cost: There is a cost for asymptomatic testing if you are an out-of-state traveler. CALL TO LEARN MORE

Walgreens Pharmacy

Address: 12 East Main Rd. Middletown, RI 02842

City/Town: Middletown

Hours of Operation: Go online to be pre-screened for testing and to get an appointment.

Contact Information: https://www.walgreens.com /findcare/covid19/testing

Offering On-Site Health Evaluation?: NO

Testing for out-of-state travelers?: NO

Asymptomatic testing?: YES

Accepting Patients from other Practices?: YES

Accepting Pediatric Patients?: YES older than 3

Walk through or drive through?: DRIVE THROUGH

Languages Spoken: ENGLISH

Cost: FREE

East Bay Heath Care-Newport

6 John H. Chafee Blvd., Newport

Cost: Free

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Contact InformationPortal.ri.gov or 401-222-8022

Offering On-Site Health Evaluation? No

Testing for Out-of-State Travelers? Asymptomatic screening or diagnostic testing only.

Offering Testing for Rhode Islanders Who Don't Have COVID-19 Symptoms? Yes

Accepting Patients from other Practices? Yes

Accepting Pediatric Patients? Yes

Walk through or drive through? Both

CVS Pharmacy

Address: 500 Main Rd. Tiverton, RI 02878

City/Town: Tiverton

Hours of Operation: Go online to be pre-screened for testing and to get an appointment.

Contact Information: https://www.cvs.com/ minuteclinic/covid-19-testing

Offering On-Site Health Evaluation?: Go online to be pre-screened for testing and to get an appointment.

Testing for out-of-state travelers?: NO

Asymptomatic testing?: NO

Accepting Patients from other Practices?: YES

Accepting Pediatric Patients?: YES older than 3

Walk through or drive through?: DRIVE THROUGH

Languages Spoken: CALL TO LEARN ABOUT LANGUAGES SPOKEN 401-231-0814

Cost: VISIT CVS.COM TO LEARN MORE.

Source: RI Department of Health

This article originally appeared on Newport Daily News: Where to go to get a COVID test in Newport County

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