Testing Information

DHEC Announces Free COVID-19 Mobile Testing Clinics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) with community partners is holding COVID-19 mobile testing and popup clinics throughout the state.

DHEC continues to enhance its testing capacity across the state, especially in rural and underserved communities where residents may have limited access to healthcare. These mobile clinics allow residents to get tested for free in order for them to help take the necessary steps to protect themselves, their families and their communities from the disease.

CVS Health (Rapid Results Testing) – Benedict College, 1903 Two Notch Road, Columbia SC 29204

Monday 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Tuesday 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Wednesday 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Thursday 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Friday 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Saturday 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Appointment needed: Yes patients need to pre-register by calling 803-705-4351


DHEC- Pardon and Parole (Old Building) 2204 Lee Street, Columbia, SC 29205

Monday 9 AM-5 PM

Wednesday 9 AM-5 PM

Sunday 9 AM-5 PM

Appointment Needed: No


Well Health (Saliva testing) – DHEC Parking Lot, 2600 Bull St, Columbia, SC 29201

Monday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Thursday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Appointment Needed: No

Pediatric Testing Available: Yes


Prisma Health – Columbia Place Mall- 7201 Two Notch Rd, Columbia, SC 29223

Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Appointment Needed: No


Prisma Health – Delta Life Center, 5307 Fairfield Road Columbia SC 29203

Saturday, November 7th 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM


Genetworx – Reid Chapel AME Church, 704 Gabriel Street, Columbia SC 29203

Open starting 11/5

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday: Closed

Appointment Needed: No

Referral Needed: No

Pediatric Testing Available: Yes, all ages!


**Disclaimer: Please check the DHEC website and social media platforms for updates regarding testing operations. Since the testing sites are located outdoors, inclement weather may impact operations.

To view current mobile testing clinics, visit Locations are regularly being added to this site as information is provided. Contact: 1-855-4-SCDHEC (1-855-472-3432)