DOH Ramps Up Free COVID-19 Testing
The Hawai’i Department of Health (DOH) is increasing awareness of free COVID-19 testing sites available across the state.
“Testing is a key mitigation measure, especially as we continue to see widespread community transmission,” said Health Director Dr. Elizabeth Char. “We encourage individuals exhibiting COVID symptoms and individuals who have been exposed to an infected person—regardless of vaccination status—to get tested.”
Free COVID-19 testing is available through a number of federal, state, and county partnerships. Required documentation and appointments vary by site. Paid testing or testing with a doctor’s order are available at additional locations statewide. For COVID-19 health information, visit HawaiiCOVID19.com/health-information/.
Vaccination continues to be the best protection against COVID-19. Vaccines are widely available for individuals 12 and older. Find more information at HawaiiCOVID19.com/vaccine.
Community-based testing sites are available through the US Department of Health and Human Services at the following pharmacies:
- CVS/Longs Drugs. Click here for more information.
- Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) – Free testing may be available at federally qualified health centers. Click here for a list of FQHCs to contact for more information.
In partnership with the DOH, Kaua‘i District Health Office offers free COVID-19 testing at the Kaua‘i War Memorial – Monday through Friday from 8 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The free mobile testing van is in communities throughout the week operating from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. The schedule is listed below:
- Wednesday at the Kekaha Neighborhood Center parking lot.
- Thursday at the Kīlauea Neighborhood Center parking lot.
- Friday at the Kalāheo Neighborhood Center parking lot.
- Saturday at the Hanalei Neighborhood Center parking lot.
- Sunday at the Kapa‘a Neighborhood Center parking lot.