The DC Department of Health (DC Health) and the DowntownDC and Golden Triangle BIDs have partnered to offer COVID-19 testing to our community of essential workers. Test will be PCR-based and provide a 3-5 day turnaround on results.
Who Is Eligible?
Hotel staff, restaurant workers, building engineers, environmental service staff, janitorial staff, security staff, and any individual unable to perform their daily work from home.
Pre-register at coronavirus.dc.gov/register (select Essential Worker Pop-Up Testing), or
The registration form will ask for patient insurance information. Patients without insurance can indicate they are uninsured, in which case the District will cover the cost of testing.
Black Lives Matter Plaza NW (16th and I Streets NW)
Ongoing Testing Days (Through Feb. 25):
- Tuesday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
- Wednesday 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
- Thursday 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm