Delaware COVID-19 Testing SitesDate Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2021
There are permanent and temporary COVID-19 testing sites throughout Delaware.
Find a testing site at this link: https://coronavirus.delaware.gov/testing-events/?Filter=0&StartDate=2021-08-10&CurrentDate=2021-08-10&ContentProvider=0
While everyone can get tested (whether you have symptoms or not) not everyone needs to. However, if you meet any of these criteria you definitely should. Under these criteria, you should also self-quarantine/isolate at home as you wait for your results, and follow the advice of your health care provider or public health professional.
- People who have symptoms of COVID-19, including those who are fully vaccinated.
- DPH recommends that unvaccinated people get tested once a week
- Unvaccinated people should get tested 5-7 days after being exposed to someone with COVID.
- Unvaccinated people should isolate at home immediately if they develop symptoms of COVID-19, and quarantine at home if exposed to someone with COVID-19.
- People who have asked or referred to get testing by their health care provider. Learn More
- People in certain higher-risk jobs (health care, first responder, corrections, long-term care) are recommended to get tested on a regular schedule.
- Fully vaccinated people should get tested 3-5 days after being exposed to someone with COVID-19.
- Fully vaccinated people do not need to quarantine after exposure. They do need to wear a mask in public indoor settings for 14 days, according to the CDC.