Pre-Registration Required for MCPHD’s COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Sites

Published on 16 November 2020 00:00

November 16, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – As the demand for COVID-19 testing increases, the Marion County Public Health Department says that starting today, anyone seeking a test at one of its three drive-thru testing locations needs to be pre-registered in order to receive a test.

“Over the past several days, we have seen a significant rise in the number of people visiting our COVID-19 testing sites,” said Virginia A. Caine, M.D., director and chief medical officer of the Marion County Public Health Department. “Registering in advance will result in shorter lines and a shorter wait time to get tested.”

To register for free COVID-19 testing through the Marion County Public Health Department, please visit Residents who do not have Internet access, or need help completing the online application, should call 317-221-5515.

“Our drive-thru testing, along with everyone wearing face coverings, washing hands and social distancing, is a critical part of slowing the spread of COVID-19 in Marion County,” Dr. Caine added. 

COVID-19 testing sites offered by the Marion County Public Health Department:

MCPHD Main Building, 3838 N. Rural Street
• Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays  • 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
• Wednesdays  • 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

MCPHD South District Health Office, 7551 S. Shelby Street
•Tuesdays and Thursdays • 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

3685 Commercial Drive
•Mondays and Wednesdays • 7 a.m-2 p.m.


Curt Brantingham, M.A.
Media/Public Information Coordinator
Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County
Marion County Public Health Department
Indianapolis, IN

317-221-2316 (o)  317-525-7450 (m)