Find COVID-19 Testing

Page updated September 8, 2022

If you receive a positive COVID-19 test from either a healthcare provider, clinic or at-home test, Madison County Health Department or New York State Contact Tracers will not reach out to you.  We ask that you follow the directions on isolation here

  • Ordering free at-home tests through the Federal Mail program was suspended on Friday, September 2 because Congress hasn’t provided additional funding to replenish the nation’s stockpile of tests. 
If you need a COVID-19 test, the resources below are available:

Buy at-home tests at retailers and pharmacies

Save your receipt, as most health insurance plans will reimburse the cost of up to 8 tests per month for each person on your plan.

Learn how to get your at-home COVID-19 test for free with insurance reimbursement


Low or no-cost testing may available to persons who meet current eligibility criteria* at select pharmacies and local health centers. 

*Due to recent changes with federal testing (or federal eligibility criteria), if you don't meet medical necessity guidelines, payment for testing may be due at the time of your appointment. You may save your receipt to submit to your insurance for potential reimbursement. 

Testing Sites Near You - FEES MAY APPLY

Due to recent changes with federal testing (or federal eligibility criteria), if you don't meet medical necessity guidelines, payment may be due at the time of your appointment. You may save your receipt to submit to your insurance for potential reimbursement. 

Contact your insurance carrier and testing provider before being tested to know if you will be responsible for any fees associated with your test. 

WellNow Urgent Care 

  • Walk Ins are accepted, appointments preferred 
  • Most sites offer next day test results; for more information go to https://wellnow.com/covid-19/ 

Walgreens 

Kinney Drugs  

Dougherty Pharmacy (Morrisville and Hamilton)

  • At this time they are not submitting for reimbursement to insurance plans for rapid COVID tests.  You may submit your receipts to your health insurance directly. Test fees are listed on their pharmacy website.
  • Same-day rapid test results. Days and hours for testing vary by location.
    • Rapid antigen testing available in both locations
    • Rapid molecular testing available in both locations
  • Appointment required. Schedule an appointment at the closest participating store near you:https://www.doughertyrx.com/covid

Rite Aid 
(Offering at-home antigen tests online and in-store for purchase, most insurance covers up to 8 tests per month with no copay and/or no-cost drive-thru PRC tests)

Urgent Care (164 Broad St, Hamilton, NY - next to Community Memorial Hospital)

  • Must call ahead to set up – 315-648-6411
  • Tests will be administered to those who display symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19. Must meet criteria - Testing patients that are seeking care as an inpatient or outpatient surgery.

Quick Care (a service of Oneida Health at 357 Genesee St, Oneida, NY 13421)

  • For those who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, an in person or virtual clinical evaluation is required before receiving a COVID-19 test.  Please call Quick Care at – 315-363-2123
  • For those who are non-symptomatic seeking a COVID-19 test, Quick Care offers a limited number of self-scheduled COVID-19 testing appointments. Please visit https://yourquickcare.com/covid19-screening/

Other Local independent pharmacies 

Walmart in partnership with Quest Diagnostics 

Upstate Medical University COVID-19 Testing locations

Use the COVID-19 Test Site Finder to search for other area testing sites. 

What about at home testing?

Your local pharmacy may now offer over-the-counter COVID-19 tests for purchase. 

Know the differences:
  • At-home Rapid Antigen test kits - typically personal use only at home 
    • This test typically does not provide a documented test result and may not meet travel-related testing requirements. 
    • If you need paperwork for a positive at-home test please click here.
  • At-home PCR test kits - mail-out your test to be analyzed by a lab 
    • This test typically provides a documented test result and may meet travel-related testing requirements.