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Self-Swabs & What to Do if You Test Positive for COVID-19
Whitman-Walker offers COVID-19 testing clinics to test and treat folks who are affected by COVID-19 at 1525 14th Street, NW and at Max Robinson Center at 2301 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE. If you are experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19 or have been around someone showing symptoms or who has tested positive for COVID-19, it is extremely important that you get tested for COVID-19.
Our COVID-19 testing includes collecting samples through nasal swabs and saline. See an example image of our self-swab instructions below.
This test is not an antibody test and only looks for whether you are currently infected with COVID-19. For antibody testing to find out if you were ever exposed to COVID-19, please call DC Health at 1.855.363.0333. Find a testing location in DC at needatestgetatest.com.
You Can Get Tested for COVID-19 at Whitman-Walker if you:
Are experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19
Are not showing symptoms, but have been in mass gatherings, protests or spaces where you cannot practice social distancing
You have been around someone who has tested positive for COVID-19
Schedule Your Testing Appointment
Please text 202.978.6123, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call our main line at 202.745.7000 to schedule a same-day or next-day appointment for symptomatic testing and symptomatic treatment. If you do not have symptoms of COVID-19, you will be scheduled for a next-day appointment for COVID-19 testing.
To reduce risk of exposure to COVID-19, please do NOT arrive more than 15 minutes early for your appointment.