In addition to picking up rapid tests at the libraries listed below, residents can also visit a COVID Center. At the District's COVID Centers, individuals have access to vaccinations, boosters, take-home rapid antigen tests, and walk-up PCR tests. Find a COVID Center today.
Rapid Test Pick Up Locations for May 6
Mt. Pleasant Library, 3160 16th Street, NW, from 10 am to 6 pm
West End Library, 2301 L Street, NW, from 10 am to 6 pm
Cleveland Park Library, 3310 Connecticut Avenue, NW, from 10 am to 6 pm
Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Avenue, NW, from 10 am to 6 pm
Woodridge Library, 1801 Hamlin Street, NE, from 10 am to 6 pm
Shaw Library (Watha T. Daniel), 1630 7th Street, NW, from 10 am to 6 pm
Southwest Library, 900 Wesley Place, SW, from 10 am to 6 pm
Capitol View Library, 5001 Central Avenue, SE, from 10 am to 6 pm
Anacostia Library, 1800 Good Hope Road, SE, from 10 am to 6 pm
Rapid Senior Sites for Residents 65+ for May 6
Congress Heights Senior Wellness Center, 3500 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE, from 1 pm to 3 pm
Hattie Holmes Senior Wellness Center, 324 Kennedy Street, NW, from 1 pm to 3 pm
Model Cities Senior Wellness Center, 1901 Evarts Street, NE, from 1 pm to 3 pm
Washington Senior Wellness Center, 3001 Alabama Avenue, SE, from 1 pm to 3 pm
CDC/FEMA/ETruNorth Operated PCR Testing Site
Individuals can also register onsite or call 1-800-635-8611 for assistance.
About Test Yourself DC Express
Test Yourself DC Express is a free COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test that detects if you have a current COVID-19 infection in as little as 15 minutes. These tests have been authorized for Emergency Use by the US Food and Drug Administration. The COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test kit is intended for the collection of anterior nasal swabs from individuals aged 15 years and older (self-collected) or 2 years and older (collected with adult assistance). Test Yourself DC Express kits are available for DC residents, with proof of address, at 8 locations throughout the District.
Want to test at home?
- Proof of District residency will be required (e.g, a DC ID or a piece of mail with a DC address) to pick up a test kit
- District residents will be able to pick-up a maximum of two kits (4 rapid antigen self-tests) per day.
Mt. Pleasant Library
3160 16th Street NW
|West End Library||2301 L Street NW||
|Cleveland Park Library||3310 Connecticut Avenue NW||
|Petworth Library||4200 Kansas Avenue NW||
|Woodridge Library||1801 Hamlin Street NE||
|Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)||1630 7th Street NW||
|900 Wesley Place SW||Ward 6|
|Capitol View Library||5001 Central Avenue SE||
|Anacostia Library||1800 Good Hope Road SE||
Monday: 10 am - 6 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 12 pm - 8 pm
Thursday: 12 pm - 8 pm
Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm
Once you have your test kit, carefully read the instructions prior to beginning, follow the steps to complete your test, and self-report your results. If you have questions regarding the test itself, please reference the manufacturer’s website. If you have questions regarding your test results, contact your primary care provider.