COVID-19 Testing

For more information on our COVID-19 test sites, call one of the numbers below:

Physician order and appointment required to be tested

  • We cannot accept any walk-in patients.
  • Swab testing and other services are available only for Henry Ford patients with an appointment and an order from their doctor.
  • To see if you are eligible to be tested, call the MyCare Advice Line at (844) 262-1949 or contact your primary care giver.
  • If eligible, your care team will provide instructions on how to receive the test.

Free COVID Tests at Neighborhood Sites

Henry Ford Health System has established free, walk-in COVID-19 testing sites at neighborhood locations in Detroit, Dearborn and Oak Park. This testing program is intended to serve people who live or work in the communities surrounding the test sites. No appointment, physician referral, prescription or insurance is needed at these locations. The PCR (nasal swab) tests are available for adults and children. Results will be provided within 48 hours. Tests at these locations will be offered through Wednesday, March 31.

For details and a schedule with testing days, times and locations, visit henryford.com/freeCOVIDtest.

COVID-19 test locations in Metro Detroit

All Henry Ford location test sites are for current Henry Ford patients only. You must have a pre-scheduled appointment made by your care team after a COVID-19 test order has been submitted via electronic medical record.

COVID-19 testing in the Jackson area

Persons with a Henry Ford Allegiance Health doctor do not need a doctor’s order to get a COVID-19 test. However, to be tested you must first call (517) 205-6100  to schedule an appointment at the testing site below. Please follow all other testing requirements listed above.

Henry Ford Allegiance Specialty Hospital (parking lot), 110 N. Elm Avenue, Jackson

More COVID-19 resources

If you’d like more resources, you can find testing locations throughout the state of Michigan and learn more about the current Michigan guidelines.

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Schedule Appointment Online

If this is an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department.

For your safety, please select a MyChart video visit on demand or call our MyCare Advice Line at 844-262-1949 before scheduling if:

  • You currently have a temperature greater than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit
  • In the past 21 days, you have been diagnosed with COVID-19
  • In the past 14 days, you have had contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19
  • You are experiencing a new loss of taste and/or sense of smell
  • If you have experienced two or more of the following symptoms in the last 3 days:
    • fever
    • chills
    • drenching sweats
    • new cough
    • shortness of breath
    • body aches
    • headache
    • sore throat
    • runny nose or nasal congestion
    • nausea/vomiting/diarrhea

Henry Ford Health System is committed to ensuring our Deaf or hard-of-hearing patients and visitors have equal access to all services. We provide the appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, TTYs and other assistive listening devices, at no cost. To request assistance, call 313-916-1896 or email CommunicationAccess@hfhs.org.

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