Local COVID-19 Testing Options

Free At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is now providing at-home COVID-19 test kits which are available free of charge to all Iowans. 

How It Works

  1. Call the location of your choice prior to arrival to receive site-specific pickup instructions.
  2. Take your kit home and unbox supplies and directions.
  3. Complete test as directed. Watch Demonstration Video
  4. Drop off your concealed at-home test kit at your nearest UPS drop-off location.
  5. You will receive an email notifying you that your results are available on the patient portal. This email will be sent within 24 hours after the sample is received by the laboratory.

Test Kit Pick-Up Locations

COVID-19 at-home test kits are available at the following locations:

Dubuque County Health Department

1225 Seippel Road, Dubuque, IA 52002
Available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for pick up.
Call (563) 557-7396 for more information or to schedule a pick-up in advance.

Dubuque County Visiting Nurse Association

660 Iowa Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for pick up.
Call (563) 556-6200 for more information or to schedule a pick-up in advance.

Crescent Community Health Center

1690 Elm St #300, Dubuque, IA 52001
Available Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., and Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. for pick up.
Call (563) 690-2850 for more information or to schedule a pick-up in advance.

Epic Health & Wellness

1075 Cedar Cross Road Suite 1, Dubuque, IA 52003
Walk-in pick-up available during operating hours.

Grand River Medical Group Multi-Specialty Clinic  |  Lab Department

1515 Delhi Street, Suite 100, Dubuque, IA 52001
Walk-in pick-up available Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. at this location ONLY.

Medical Associates Locations

All locations including Dyersville and Cascade
Pick-up available at all locations during operating hours.


Nightingale Drug - Dyersville

1020 12th Ave SE, Dyersville, IA 52040
No appointments needed. Walk-in and drive-up services available during operating hours. Call (563) 875-7455 for more information.

Union Family Pharmacy

2541 Central Ave. Dubuque, IA 52001
No appointments needed. Walk-in and drive-up services available during operating hours. Call (563) 556-1493 for more information.


Free In-Person Standard PCR Testing

Hartig Drug Pharmacy

Free standard PCR COVID-19 testing is available at the following Hartig Drug locations:

  • Hartig Drug Co 3, 2255 John F Kennedy Rd, Ste. 16, Dubuque
  • Hartig Drug Co 4, 2225 Central Ave, Dubuque
  • Hartig Drug Co 8, 1600 University Ave, Dubuque

Schedule an appointment online at www.doineedacovid019test.com

Dubuque Hy-Vee Pharmacy

3500 Dodge Street Suite 1A, Dubuque, IA 52003
Free standard PCR COVID-19 testing is available Tuesday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 9 a.m., and Saturday 9 - 10 a.m.
Schedule an appointment online.

Rapid Testing

Epic Health & Wellness

1075 Cedar Cross Road Suite 1, Dubuque, IA 52003
Rapid testing is available on-site for a fee.  |  Visit Website

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - West

2255 JFK Road, Dubuque, IA 52002
Rapid testing is available through evaluation from a provider visit and will follow normal billing practices.