Increasing Community Access to Testing (ICATT) for COVID-19

Customer at one of CDC’s Increasing Community Access to Testing program locations.

CDC and its partners can help you find where to get a free COVID-19 laboratory test. 

CDC’s Increasing Community Access to Testing (ICATT) program can help you find where to get a free COVID-19 laboratory test. These tests can tell if you have a current COVID-19 infection. You’ll get a result usually within 24–72 hours after you get tested. To find free ICATT COVID-19 laboratory testing locations, visit our partner websites CVSexternal icon, eTrueNorthexternal iconRite Aidexternal icon, and Walgreensexternal icon to search for where to get a test using a ZIP code, city, state, territory, or street address. Visit this page for CDC’s description of the different kinds of tests for COVID-19 offered under the ICATT program and by other healthcare providers.  

CDC’s goal for ICATT is to provide free COVID-19 laboratory testing. More than 10,000 pharmacy sites participate in ICATT. These locations have performed more than 36 million COVID-19 tests since April 2021.  

Visit the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services websiteexternal icon to find other community-based testing sites for COVID-19. You can also visit your state, tribal, localexternal icon, or territorial health department’s website to look for the latest local information on testing. 

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Page last reviewed: February 4, 2022