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Where can I get tested?

Testing information and COVID-related guidance are being updated frequently. Please review these resources below, which may be dependent on your health coverage.

Stanford physicians, clinicians, medical students, and postdocs who work in patient care areas and perform clinical research in a medical setting may contact Stanford Hospital Occupational Health Services at (650) 497-9595. Individuals who meet criteria will be scheduled for testing.

All others may visit:

Stanford Health Care Emergency Department

For those with symptoms needing emergency medical care.

Kaiser Permanente

For Kaiser members, start by scheduling an e-visit at https://healthy.kaiserpermanente.org/

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

For Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Sutter Health, members, start by calling the COVID-19 advice line at (866) 961-2889.

Stanford Express Care Drive-Through Testing

From Stanford Health Care (SHC). Open to all insurances. Also tests pediatric patients. Appointment needed 7 days per week at all 7 sites.

  • For existing Stanford Health Care patients: Call (650) 723-6028 for phone screening and assistance scheduling the testing
  • OR register for an appointment via your MyHealth Account
    • Login to your MyHealth Account
    • Select the “Appointments” tab
    • Select “Make appointment’
    • Under Specialty, select “COVID-19 testing’
    • Answer the questionnaire
  • If you qualify, you can self-schedule a swabbing appointment at the Galvez and Campus Drive testing sites
  • For Individuals who are NOT existing Stanford Health Care patients: Please contact your current provider first to inquire about COVID-19 testing. If testing is not readily available, you can contact Stanford Express Care to obtain testing:
    • Call (650) 723-6028 for phone screening and assistance scheduling the testing
    • OR register for an appointment via your MyHealth Account
      • Login to your MyHealth Account
      • Select the ‘Appointments’ tab
      • Select ‘Make appointment’
  • Under Specialty, select ‘COVID-19 Testing’
  • Answer the questionnaire
  • If you qualify, you can self-schedule a swabbing appointment at the Galvez and Campus drive testing sites

NOTE: Learn how to create a My Health account. When prompted, select “No” when asked for an access code, and then proceed)

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Steps to setting up a MyHealth account for Stanford Express Care