COVID-19 Testing

Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

Households can now order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests from the Federal Government by visiting Tests are completely free and usually ship within 7-12 days. Residents only need to enter their address to claim their tests and 4 tests will be sent per address.

Locate available COVID-19 testing sites near you by visiting

Testing is currently recommended, regardless of vaccination, if you:

  • Have COVID-19 symptoms
  • Have been a “close contact” to someone with COVID-19 within the last 14 days  *If you have had a positive test for COVID-19 in the last 90 days, you do not need to get tested as long as you do not have symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Are returning from international travel, even if you are fully vaccinated
  • Are part of an outbreak investigation
    If you live or work in a place where other people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, you may need to be tested, even if you are fully vaccinated or had COVID-19 in the past.
  • Are NOT fully vaccinated and
    • Work or study in a place where COVID-19 vaccination or regular testing is required
    • Participate in organized youth sports, including school sports teams.
    • Are a teacher or student in school
    • Traveled outside of California (within the United States). Testing is recommended 1-3 days before and 3-5 days after travel. See Travel Advisory

At-Home Test Collection for LA County residents with COVID-19 symptoms or a recent exposure. This program has been temporarily pausedclick here for more information.

Other Local COVID-19 Testing Opportunities

Free drive-up COVID-19 tests are available on SELECT weekdays in January between 12:00 and 5:00 p.m. in the LOWER parking lot of 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita, CA, 91350.

Appointments MUST be scheduled via email ( or text (562-270-5411)