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Local COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 testing is covered by federally-funded programs or most insurances for anyone who is experiencing a symptom of COVID-19, or if you are a close contact. You are encouraged to check with your insurance provider to determine if you may have any "out of pocket" expenses based on your plan. These expenses would be for the administration fee associated with testing at some health care facilities. COVID-19 tests themselves are provided from the federal government and are free.

If you have symptoms, or have had direct contact with someone who has COVID-19, you are encouraged to get tested.

Common COVID-19 symptoms include:

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath/trouble breathing
  • Loss of taste/smell
  • Fever or chills
  • Runny nose or nasal congestion
  • Sore throat
  • Unusual fatigue
  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Head or body aches

If you are currently experiencing any of these symptoms, stay home and limit contact with others as much as possible while you wait for results.

If you are a "close contact" (exposed), a negative result does not shorten your 14-day quarantine. Continue to monitor for symptoms and stay home.

If you have tested positive with a PCR test, you do not have to get tested again to confirm that you are well. Follow DHS guidelines to determine when you can be released from isolation. See - COVID-19: Isolation release time

Local Testing Access and Information

  • Ascension Wisconsin: 1-833-981-0711
  • Aspirus COVID-19 Call Center: 1-844-568-0701 or 1-715-843-1454
  • Marshfield Clinic Health System Nurse Line: 1-844-342-6276

Attend an upcoming community testing day


Tuesday October 26 - Thursday October 28
9:00AM – 12:00PM (No appointment necessary)
Drive thru testing located in the city parking lot off 3rd Ave (between the Centralia Center and Tribune building)
For more information click here: WC Health Department COVID-19 Testing Flyer


Tuesdays & Fridays through December 14th, 2021
Note: There will be no testing on Friday November 26th, 2021
8:00AM – 12:00PM (No appointment necessary)
Must be over 1 year of age to be tested.
For more information click here: National Guard COVID-19 Testing Flyer

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What to do while you wait for test results.

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Antigen Testing

Tested for COVID-19 at a Community Wisconsin National Guard site?

If you’ve been waiting more than five days for your results, or if you need a copy of your results,

call the Wisconsin COVID-19

Results Line at (866) 419-6988

Getting your COVID-19 tests results has never been easier, thanks to the Wisconsin Department of Health Service’s free COVID-19 Results Line. Just call 1-866-419-6988 to get connected with a public health professional and informed of your test results. The COVID-19 Results Line is open Monday-Friday from 8 AM - 6 PM. The Results Line only provides test results for COVID-19 testing performed at National Guard testing sites in Wisconsin.

Once you call, you’ll need to provide:

  • The date of your test
  • The National Guard testing site you visited
  • Your name
  • Your date of birth

In addition to getting your results over the phone, the Results Line can mail you your test results. Please wait to call the Results Line until 5 days after your test. If you call before the 5-day mark, they cannot guarantee your results will be ready.