Free COVID-19 Testing Now Available Without Doctor's Referral

Coronavirus testing in Pennsylvania
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By NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Free COVID-19 testing is now available at qualified health centers in Allegheny County and through Pittsburgh Mercy Behavioral Health.

Patients do not need a doctor’s referral to receive a test.

Testing is available at the following locations:


Health Clinic

Address, Phone Number



Alma Illery Medical Center (Homewood)

7227 Hamilton Avenue, Pittsburgh 15208



Braddock Family Health Center

404 Braddock Avenue, Braddock 15104



East End Family Health Center

117 North Negley Avenue, Pittsburgh 15206



East Liberty Family Health Care Center

6023 Harvard Street, Pittsburgh 15206



Hazelwood Family Health Center

4918 Second Avenue, Pittsburgh 15207



Hill House Health Center

1835 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh 15219



McKeesport Family Health Center

627 Lysle Boulevard, McKeesport 15132412.664.4112


Metro Community Health Center

1789 South Braddock Avenue, Suite 410

Swissvale 15218



North Side Christian Health Center

816 Middle Street, Pittsburgh 15201



Northview Heights Clinic

525 Mt. Pleasant Road, Pittsburgh 15212



Pittsburgh Mercy Family Health Center(South Side)

249 South 9th Street, Pittsburgh 15203



Squirrel Hill Health Center

4516 Browns Hill Road, Pittsburgh 15217



Steel Valley Family Health Center

1800 West Street, Homestead 15120



Sto-Rox Family Health Center

710 Thompson Avenue, McKees Rocks 15136



West End Health Center

415 Neptune Street, Pittsburgh 15220



Wilkinsburg Health Center

807 Wallace Street, Suite 203

Pittsburgh 15221




Officials say anyone experiencing symptoms should get tested.

“Symptoms include: cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat and new loss of taste or smell. This is not a list of all possible symptoms. Other less common symptoms have been reported, including gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.”

Anyone looking to get tested can schedule a visit here or contact testing locations directly.