Covid 19

COVID-19 Testing Information

Should I Get Tested?

The Vermont Department of Health recommends getting tested if you:

  • have symptoms of COVID-19 (call your healthcare provider FIRST)
  • a person in your workplace or household, or a person you attended an event with, tests positive for COVID-19
  • you plan on gathering with people you don't live with. You should get tested before the gathering, 2 days after, and again on day 7
  • were referred by your health care provider for testing for another reason
  • if you have traveled recently

If you believe you have symptoms, please contact your health care provider for testing guidance.



Travel & Quarantine Guidance

The State has announced new travel guidelines beginning April 9. Unvaccinated Vermonters who have traveled outside the state must be tested within 3 days of returning to Vermont. Unvaccinated people planning to visit Vermont must have a COVID-19 test within 3 days before arriving in Vermont. Quarantine and testing requirements may vary by state, so before booking a trip, please look into your destination's travel guidance. Please visit the State's Quarantine page for detailed guidance on how to conduct travel. 


Where to Get Tested in Chittenden County

Cost: Testing offered through the Vermont Department of Health is quick, simple and FREE. When registering, you will be asked for health insurance information – but, it is not a requirement for testing, and you will not receive a bill or be charged a co-pay. The Vermont Department of Health encourages people to provide their insurance information when registering. Because the companies can be reimbursed for their charges, it offsets some costs to the state, allowing them to continue offering widespread testing. 

Registration Process

Here are the steps to set up a testing appointment on the State of Vermont Health Department testing site:

  • Register to set up a personalized Vermont Department of Health account
  • Receive an email with your patient ID and use that to confirm your account (check your spam folder if you don't see the email)
  • Log in with your patient ID
  • Set up an appointment




Daily Testing Locations

These locations are only offering testing. They will not have vaccinations available. Please visit our COVID-19 Vaccine page

**this information is subject to change as the Vermont Department of Health adjusts their testing availability**

Burlington City Arts Studio - 405 Pine St, Burlington VT, 05401 - Get Directions
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  • The test site is in the space next to the Burlington City Arts studio at 405 Pine Street
  • Operates daily: 10:00am-6:00pm every day
  • In-person interpreter services available at all times daily
  • Pre-registration is available on the Vermont Department of Health website 

O'Brien Community Center - 32 Malletts Bay Ave, Winooski VT, 05404 - Get Directions
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  • In-person interpreter services available
  • Operates daily: Mon, Wed, & Fri - 2:00pm-8:00pm, Tue, Thur, Sat, & Sun - 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Pre-registration is available on the Vermont Department of Health website



Prefer to register by phone? Call 2-1-1 or 802-863-7240 for assistance.

Additional NON-HEALTH DEPARTMENT Testing Sites

The Vermont Department of Health has a list of NON-HEALTH DEPARTMENT testing locations. These options may involve a fee. View the COVID-19 Test Site Finder on their COVID-19 Testing Page (scroll to bottom of page). 

Garnet Health is offering testing at the airport, visit the BTV Airport's Rapid COVID-19 Testing Page for more information. This testing option may involve a fee and insurance reimbursement may vary. 

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