COVID-19 Testing

Who should get tested

COVID-19 testing is an important strategy to slow the spread of the virus. The Minnesota Department of Health recommends testing for COVID-19 in several situations according to exposure, symptoms and vaccination status.

Learn who should should get tested

Types of tests

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Saliva PCR Rapid antigen

Community testing locations

The state of Minnesota offers free COVID-19 testing sites for all Minnesotans. 

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Location Details


Former DMV
9930 Logan Ave. South

Brooklyn Park

Starlite Center
8085 Brooklyn Blvd.

  • Saliva test.

  • Rapid test - begins Oct. 22.

  • Monday - Friday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Saturday - Sunday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Schedule an appointment or walk in.

Inver Grove Heights


  • Rapid test.

Lino Lakes

Former YMCA
7690 Village Drive


Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 Second Ave. South

MSP Airport

Terminal 1 (Lindbergh)
4300 Glumack Drive

  • Saliva test.
  • Open every day: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Follow signs to testing site on Level 2 of Blue Parking Ramp. Free parking available. Walk to elevator lobby and follow signs to clinic.
  • Schedule an appointment or walk in.

Saint Paul

Roy Wilkins Auditorium
175 W Kellogg Blvd.

  • Saliva or Rapid test.
  • Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Schedule an appointment or walk in.


Stillwater Armory
350 Maryknoll Drive North

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Additional testing locations

COVID-19 testing is also offered at some clinics, hospitals and pharmacies (like CVSHy-Vee and Walgreens).

Find testing locations

Saliva testing at home

Community clinic testing

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