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Mayor Bowser Marks 200,000 Completed Coronavirus Tests in DC

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Residents Can Find Nearest Free Testing Site at NeedATestGetATest.com

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the District’s coronavirus (COVID-19) data includes 202,825 completed COVID-19 tests.

The District is operating free COVID-19 testing at public sites and at neighborhood firehouses across DC. In addition, the District has partnered with CORE to offer additional free public testing sites. For more information on where to find your nearest testing site, visit NeedATestGetATest.com.

The District’s supported testing at public sites and at congregate care settings includes 71,077 total tests.

image of testing by week

Residents do not need a doctor’s note or an appointment for any of the District’s walk-up testing sites. To save time in line, residents should first visit coronavirus.dc.gov/register to create a profile from a smartphone, tablet, or computer.

The District is also offering free antibody testing. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 1-855-363-0333.

Testing and quarantining go together. It is important that residents stay at home while waiting for their test results in order to help protect the community from further spread of COVID-19.

For more information on the District’s response, visit coronavirus.dc.gov.