Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 testing
General testing questions 1. What do I need for my testing appointment? 2. Who should get a COVID-19 test? 3. Where can I get a test? 4. How much does a test cost? 5. Do I need to schedule an appointment? 6. When and how will I get my results? 7. Are the testing sites drive-through or walk up? 8. Where can I test if I don’t have symptoms? 9. What kinds of COVID-19 tests are given at King County-operated sites? 10. What is your swabbing method of collection at King County COVID testing sites? 11. What types of tests can be used to allow for return to school, work, or other organizations? 12. What type of negative COVID test is acceptable as an alternative proof of vaccination? 13. Are school-based sports required to test and what kind of test is accepted?
Rapid self-testing questions
1. What is the difference between antigen/self-tests and molecular/NAAT tests? 2. Does King County provide rapid testing? 3. Where can I get a self-test for travel or an upcoming event? 4. Can I take a rapid test for school-based sports?