Free COVID-19 Testing for All Hoosiers
The Fishers Health Department offers free drive-up (curbside) PCR and rapid (antigen) COVID-19 testing for ages 5+ in partnership with the Indiana Department of Health. PCR tests results are typically available within 3 days, however, there may be delays due to laboratory supply chain issues and other factors. Appointments are required.
The Fishers Health Department has consolidated all services, including COVID-19 testing and vaccination, at the Fishers Health Department Clinic at 8937 Technology Drive, Fishers. See testing hours below. Appointments are required. Please pull into a designated testing parking spot when you arrive (testing parking spots are labeled with blue parking signs). Please remain in your vehicle and call 317-537-0500 to get tested. Testing is performed at your vehicle. Please do not enter the clinic for testing. Rapid test results are typically available within 30-60 minutes.
When scheduling at our site, please select the location "LHD Technology Dr Fishers IN TEST."
Test Results & Next Steps
You will receive an email with your results, or you can access the Patient Result Portal. All result reporting is automatic. If you have difficulty accessing your results, please call the hotline at 317-595-3211.
I Have COVID, Now What?
If you test positive for COVID, isolate for 5 days in your home, and wear a mask in public for an additional 5 days. An at-home rapid test on day 5 is recommended prior to ending your home isolation. A PCR test may be positive for several weeks after a COVID infection. A negative test is not required prior to ending isolation. For more information, please see our guidance on isolation, quarantine and contact notification.
At-Home Rapid Tests
At-home tests are not required to be reported. However, if you test positive, we please see our guidance on isolation, quarantine and contact notification.
You can now obtain up to four(4) rapid tests per household through the new federal testing program. Please note that it may take 7-10 days for receipt of the tests. A limited supply of free at-home rapid tests are available for pick up at the Fishers Health Department Clinic at 8937 Technology Drive, Fishers, IN 46038.
As of January 15, insurance carriers are required to cover at-home rapid testing. More information about that program is available here.
Are you asymptomatic with possible exposure/close contact?
1) Wear a mask for 10 days when around others (if vaccinated/boosted or unvaccinated)
2) Stay home (quarantine) for 5 days if you are unvaccinated or not yet boosted.
2) Test 5 days after exposure with either:
- PCR Tests (preferred):
- Rapid Tests:
- At-home via retail testing kit (CVS, Walgreens, Target, Walmart, Meijer)
Are you proactively testing or testing ahead of a gathering?
1) Get your COVID-19 vaccine if you haven't yet, or your booster if eligible,
2) Check with others at your gathering on vaccination status, masks, and other COVID mitigation steps,
3) Assess your personal risk tolerance along with the Community COVID risk rating
4) Test immediately before gathering
- Rapid Test
- At-home via retail testing kit
- 3rd party in-store provider such as a pharmacy
- PCR Test: (may take up to 3 days)
Travel or Guaranteed Turnaround PCR Tests
Need a PCR COVID-19 test for travel or other time-sensitive reason? The following providers guarantee turnaround times for travel and other time-sensitive purposes.
Hospital-based testing clinics and other facilities with on-site laboratories are often able to offer faster turn-around times for testing. The Fishers Health Department does not have a laboratory on-site, as collected specimens are picked up 1-2 times daily by laboratory partners for processing. Specific turnaround times are not guaranteed, but most results are typically available within 3 days or less.
Resources for Child Testing
Prior to bringing a young child for testing, parents and guardians are encouraged to watch this video with their child about the testing process to prepare them for the testing procedure.
Learn more on how to support your child during the testing procedure with this video from Mayo Clinic.
Questions About Testing?
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