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COVID-19 Testing

HOW TO GET A COVID-19 TEST

Schenectady County offers FREE COVID-19 testing to its residents at the Ellis Medicine McClellan Street Health Center. No appointment is needed. 

Location: Ellis Medicine McClellan Street Health Center, 600 McClellan Street, Schenectady, NY 12304
Dates: Monday - Friday (Closed on County holidays)
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm

No Appointment Needed. Walk-ins Welcome!


Additional Testing Available

Low or no-cost COVID-19 tests are available to everyone, including the uninsured. Testing sites are widely available in New York State at health centers, or select pharmacies. Contact your health care professional or use the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Test Site Finder to find a testing site near you.

FIND A TEST SITE NEAR YOU

 

 

AT-HOME TESTING

FREE at-home COVID-19 test kits are available at select Schenectady County Offices throughout the community. 

Residents can visit the following locations during normal operating hours to request free at-home COVID-19 tests:

 

  • Schenectady County Office Building at 620 State Street - Front Desk
  • Schenectady County Clerk’s Office at 620 State Street – 3rd floor

  • Schenectady County DMV at 2025 State Street

  • Schenectady County Public Library Branches – visit www.scpl.org for locations and hours

  • All County-run COVID-19 vaccine POD sites – visit www.schenectadycounty.com/COVID19/vaccine for locations and hours

  • Schenectady County’s COVID-19 testing site at 600 McClellan Street, Monday – Friday 9am-12pm 

  • Human Resources/Civil Service Office at 620 State Street – 2nd floor

  • Finance Department at 620 State Street – 3rd floor

  • County Manager’s Office at 620 State Street – 6th floor

  • WIC Office at 650 Franklin Street, Suite 200

  • Glendale Home at 59 Hetcheltown Road in Glenville

  • Schenectady County Veteran Affairs Office at 797 Broadway

  • Schenectady County Senior & Long Term Care Services at 107 Nott Terrace, Suite 305

  • Schenectady County Job Training Agency at 797 Broadway

 

Office hours are available at www.schenectadycounty.com under each department.