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Utahns can get free COVID-19 testing at sites run by Nomi Health in Ogden, Provo, Salt Lake City, Sandy and West Valley City, as cases rise in the Beehive State and people travel this summer.
These mobile sites have been up and running for more than a month, according to a news release, and will remain open “as long as testing services are needed in Utah,” according to a spokesperson. They are “opened, operated and paid for by Nomi Health.”
Tests are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The average wait time is five minutes or less to get tested, with results in an average of nine hours, the release states. You don’t need an appointment, but Nomi suggests registering ahead at tinyurl.com/z443m9sp.
Each site is asking for proof of insurance, but people can still get a free test, even if they don’t have insurance, according to a spokesperson.
All five of the mobile sites offer free PCR tests. The Salt Lake City location also offers free antigen and rapid PCR tests, as well as rapid molecular traveling testing, which costs $179. Results from these tests for traveling needs are available in 30 minutes.
Where to get a test
Sandy Library (10100 Petunia Way, Sandy 84092, southeast corner) Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Ogden Regional Medical Center (5475 S 500 E, Ogden 84405, southwest parking lot) Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
West Valley City’s Centennial Park (5405 W 3100 S, West Valley City 84119, southwest parking lot) Testing available Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Vaccines are also available during the same days and times.
Provo Towne Centre mall (1200 Towne Centre Blvd., Provo 84601, north parking lot) Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
SLC1 West Parking Lot (777 N 5600 W, Salt Lake City 84116) Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. for PCR, antigen, rapid PCR and rapid molecular travel testing.
More testing locations across the state can be found at coronavirus.utah.gov/utah-covid-19-testing-locations/. For more information about COVID-19, vaccines and tests, visit coronavirus.utah.gov/.