Testing for COVID-19
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a viral respiratory illness that can spread from person-to-person.
The CDC states that symptoms of COVID-19 may appear 2-14 days after being exposed to the virus. Children have similar symptoms to adults and generally have mild illness.
- Is it COVID-19?
- About COVID-19: Getting COVID-19 again
- If you are sick: Getting COVID-19 again
- COVID-19 vaccine: If you have had COVID-19
- Who should get tested?
- What to do if you’re waiting for test results
- What to do if you have close contact with someone with COVID
- Minnesota testing sites
Minnesotans can order COVID-19 at-home test kits online for delivery directly to their homes at no cost. Up to 12 test kits per home address can be ordered, while supplies last. To order your free at-home rapid test kits, click here: mn.gov/covid19/get-tested/at-home/index.jsp
Get free at-home COVID-19 test kits. Every U.S. household is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests. Order kits at covid.gov/tests.
Local testing sites
- Compcare - Must pre-register by visiting compcareclinics.com
- Northfield Clinic -507-646-1494 (Must call ahead for appointment)
- Walgreens – Must register 3 hours ahead online at
- Allina Health Clinic- 507-663-9000 (Must call ahead for appointment)
What if I get sick?
- What to do if you get sick
- What to do if you get sick (Spanish)
- What to do if you get sick (Somali)
- What to do if you get sick (ASL)