COVID-19 Testing

Testing allows the Health Division to monitor the virus in our community and keep us safe and open. We are working very closely with a local laboratory called Orchard Laboratories to provide COVID-19 testing to individuals that live and work in Oakland County.  

Drive through testing information


By Phone: Call 1-800-848-5533 to make an appointment.
You will be given the next available appointment time.

Same day appointments are NOT available.


Wednesdays (9am - 5pm):
Pontiac Fire Station
348 South Blvd W., Pontiac, MI

Thursdays (9am - 5pm):
Southfield Pavilion Parking Deck
26000 Evergreen Rd, Southfield, MI

Who Qualifies

  • All adults age 18 and over
  • Children 4-to-17-years-old. Child must have symptoms of coronavirus and be a resident of or attend school in Oakland County.
  • Appointment required. Call 1-800-848-5533

Insurance / Payment Information

When you are directed to make your online appointment, you will see a question asking, “How Do You Want to Pay?”

  • Insurance is not a barrier for COVID-19 Testing. If you do not currently have insurance coverage simply select “Self-Pay” and Oakland County will cover your testing costs. No financial information will be taken from you, nor will you be charged for any COVID-19 Testing.
  • If you currently have health insurance, please select “Insurance” and follow the steps to complete your order. Under the CARES Act, Individuals are not subject to co-pays or deductibles for COVID-19 testing.

If You Have an Appointment

  • Come to the location at your assigned appointment time.
  • Only the individual(s) with a scheduled appointment will be tested.
  • Bring a photo ID (if available) when you arrive at the testing site.
  • The test cannot be completed if pets are in the vehicle.
  • The person receiving the test will remain in the vehicle the entire time.
  • The test will be done by inserting a swab into the nose or mouth of the symptomatic individual.
  • Once swabbed, the sample is taken to the lab where it is analyzed.
  • There is no medical care provided at the drive-up testing site.
  • Test results will be provided within 24 to 48 hours. If authorized, you will be sent your results by text message. If text messaging is not available an email from will be sent to the email address you provided (check spam folder if you do not receive). If you have not heard from any of those sources, call 248-579-5161 to speak to a provider about your results.
  • Symptomatic individuals should isolate to avoid the spread of the illness.

What to do after testing

Alternate Testing Location

COVID-19 testing is available to any resident of the tri-county region (Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb County) through Coronavirus Community Care Network located at the Joseph Walker Williams Community Center in Detroit.

  • To set an appointment, call 313-230-0505, 9am – 7pm Monday – Sunday