COVID-19 Testing Information

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Insurance Companies and Group Health Plans are Required to Cover the Cost of At-Home COVID-19 Tests
Individuals with private health insurance coverage or covered by a group health plan who purchase an over-the-counter COVID-19 diagnostic test authorized, cleared, or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can have those test costs covered by their plan or insurance. Insurance companies and health plans are required to cover 8 free over-the-counter at-home tests per covered individual per month. Check with your insurance provider for reimbursement information.

Test Types

For information on the types of tests, what they test for and how the samples are collected visit the FDA's Testing Basics.

Diagnostic Tests

Diagnostic tests tell you whether you are currently infected with COVID-19.

  • Nasopharyngeal Swab (NP) - swab taken deep inside nose
  • Nasal Swab (NS) - swab taken inside nose
  • Oropharyngeal Swab (OP) - swab of back of throat
  • Saliva - test done by collecting saliva
  • Rapid Tests - A swab test in which you receive your results in less than an hour

Antibody Tests

Antibody tests measure antibodies for COVID-19 indicating that you have been infected with COVID-19 at some point in the past. They do not tell whether you are currently infected with COVID-19. Antibody Testing Frequently Asked Questions

Testing Locations

The last day of operation for the NAU Fieldhouse COVID-19 vaccination and testing site is Saturday, May 14.

Please note: fees may apply for COVID-19 Testing. Check with individual providers for fee information.

Individuals who test positive may be contacted by Coconino County Health and Human Services or the Arizona Department of Health Services.

  1. Testing Locations:
  2. Flagstaff
  3. Grand Canyon/ Williams
  4. Navajo Nation
  5. Page
  6. Sedona
  7. Winslow

Select the tab above for the city in which you are looking for testing.

At-Home COVID-19 Tests

Get free at-home COVID-19 tests: Every home in the US is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests through the federal government. The tests are completely free. Orders usually ship in 7-12 days. Order your tests now so you have them when needed. 

If you took an at-home COVID-19 test and tested positive, please do not call and report the case to Coconino County Health and Human Services. Instead, please inform the people you have had close contact with of your positive case. A close contact is anyone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for a total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period. Monitor symptoms and contact your healthcare provider if they worsen.

Click the picture below of your test kit for instructions or watch the video link.

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