Offered at select NH locations only through partnership with the State of NH, our designated pop-up testing sites offer the gold standard PCR testing for SARS CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The turnaround time for this test is typically 48 hours 5PM the day testing is performed. Please note: due to current high testing volumes, results can take up to 72 hours from 5PM the day testing is performed to be delivered.
Please call 603-457-7792 for step-by-step testing guidance while onsite at one of our pop-up locations.
Designated Pop-Up Testing Locations:
Free COVID-19 testing is available from 9AM-3PM, 7 DAYS A WEEK at any of these four designated locations:
- Claremont, NH:
River Valley Community College, 1 College Place, Claremont, NH 03743
- Manchester, NH: (this is a walk-up testing site only)
Please park across the street at the JFK Colosseum, 303 Beech Street, Manchester, NH 03103
*Walk-up testing is performed at the Hunt Memorial Pool on Maple St.*
- Nashua, NH:
St. Joseph’s Hospital (parking lot), 261 Lake Street, Nashua, NH 03060
- Newington, NH:
Fox Run Mall, 50 Fox Run Road, Newington, NH 03801
*Take a right at mall entrance. Located on backside of mall, in JCPenney parking lot.*
Onsite testing wait times may vary based on the demand at individual testing locations. Our teams will be with you as quickly as we can. For our Claremont, Nashua, and Newington locations, it is important that you remain in your vehicle throughout the duration of your visit unless directed otherwise by our team members. Our Manchester location is a walk-up testing site, not a drive-up testing site; please remember to practice safe social distancing while waiting in line for your time to be seen.
Who can receive free testing at the pop-up locations?
Free COVID-19 PCR testing offered in partnership with the State of NH is available to:
- Patients of all ages
- Symptomatic and asymptomatic
- NH residents and tourists alike
Do I need insurance to receive free testing at these pop-up sites?
No. Through our partnership with the State of NH, we are pleased to offer COVID-19 testing at no cost to the patients at any of the four designated pop-up testing locations – no insurance needed!
What do I need to bring with me when visiting a pop-up testing site?
- Identification, recommended to help expedite the registration process
- Your phone number
- An active email address, recommended but not required
When will my results be available and how do I access them?
If you received testing at one of our four pop-up testing sites, your COVID-19 PCR test results can take up to 72 hours from 5PM the day testing is performed. Your test results will be sent to the email address that you provided during registration. Please ensure you check your junk email folder if you do not see them delivered to your inbox, as your test results may be sent there.
If you’re having trouble accessing your results, please use our Troubleshooting Email Results Guide for assistance.
If at least 72 hours from 5PM the day testing is performed have passed and your results have not been received, please call the lab line number on the handout provided during your testing visit. Please note, our lab line is open from 9AM-3PM, seven days a week.
What does it mean if my PCR test is positive?
If you have a positive test result, it is very likely that you have COVID-19. You will need to reach out to your healthcare provider for guidance on next steps.
If you test positive, it is important to take protective measures to prevent others from getting sick. Some helpful steps can be found on the CDC website. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/
What does it mean if my PCR test is negative?
A negative test result means that the virus that causes COVID-19 was not found in your sample.
Please visit the CDC website for additional information on PCR testing results and what they mean. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/testing.html
The preparation of this information was financed under a contract with the State of New Hampshire, Department of Health and Human Services, with funds provided in part by the State of New Hampshire and/or such other funding sources as were available or required, e.g., the United States Department of Health and Human Services.