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COVID-19: Testing Information

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Testing Information 

At-home specimen collection kits are available at no cost to Wisconsinites, regardless of symptoms or exposure.

  1. Request an at-home collection kit. A collection kit will be delivered directly to your home; PO boxes are not eligible to have kits delivered.
  2. Collect your sample. Once you receive your collection kit, you must collect the sample in the presence of a licensed health care professional over a virtual Zoom call (download Zoom). Once you have downloaded Zoom and are ready to produce a saliva sample, you may join a virtual waiting room.
  3. Send in your sample. After you have collected your saliva sample, you will need to drop off your collection kit at a UPS drop-off location on the same day as the collection. Your results will be emailed to you.
Click here to request a test kit. 

It is highly recommended that you register ahead of time at register.covidconnect.wi.gov. To register, click on the blue button that directs you to a screening questionnaire. You should receive a results within 3-7 business days. If you test positive, Public Health staff will call or mail you. If you’ve been waiting more than 5 days for your results or you need a copy of your results, call the Wisconsin COVID-19 Results Line at 1-866-419-6988, Monday - Friday from 8 AM - 6 PM.

Additional information:

  • Testing is free
  • Stay in your vehicle; testing is done within your vehicle 
  • A parent or guardian must accompany any minor age 12 months-17 years to consent to the testing.
  • Wear a cloth or surgical mask when you come to the testing site. 
Portage County Aging & Disability Resource Center
*through April 2021

  • Monday: 9 AM - 1 PM
  • Thursday: 1 PM - 5 PM
Former Family Video, Appleton
Regional Testing Site, Oshkosh

Appointments are not required but they are recommended. Individuals can register onsite or pre-register online at doineedacovid19test.com. You do NOT need to be a ThedaCare patient to receive a test. These sites uses PCR testing (self-swab in nose), with results available in 3-5 business days.

ThedaCare Neenah
  • Monday, April 12: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM • 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday, April 13: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM • 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday, April 14: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM • 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday, April 15: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM • 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Christ The Rock Community Church, Menasha
  • Thursday, April 15: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM • 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Rapid testing on UW campuses will be available at no cost. You do NOT have to be experiencing symptoms or be a close contact of someone with COVID-19 to get a test. You do NOT need to live in the community where the testing site is located. Testing is for those 5 and older.

Testing process: Register online, go to the testing site, administer the test yourself under supervision, and label it for processing. Results will take 15 minutes. You will receive an email when results are ready, and results will be retrieved by logging in to the web portal used for registration.

Register for a free test at www.doineedacovid19test.com

UW-Stevens Point Dreyfus University Center
  • Wednesday, April 14: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday, April 16: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UW-Green Bay Weidner Center for the Performing Arts
  • Monday, April 12 - Friday, April 16: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UW-Oshkosh Culver Family Welcome Center
  • Monday, April 12 - Friday, April 16: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Appleton, Oshkosh, Neenah, Menasha; by appointment

Visit cvs.com for more information.
New London, Shawano, Stevens Point, Appleton area, Green Bay area; by appointment

Visit walgreens.com for more information.
General Testing Information

What should you do while waiting for results?

While you're waiting for your test results, it's important that you isolate yourself. Do not have contact with others. Do not go to work, meet up with friends or attend gatherings. Isolating yourself will prevent spread of the virus should you test positive.

Additional information on Community Testing Sites

Contact Us
Call 211 for general inquiries or contact Public Health during business hours (Monday-Friday, 8 AM-4 PM).

In-person appointments are suspended until further notice.

Public Health:

Health and Human Services:


Email: publichealth@co.waupaca.wi.us

Jed Wohlt, Health Officer

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