COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 testing is an important strategy to slow the spread of the virus. 

Please note: Saint Paul – Ramsey County Public Health no longer hosts testing events.

Who should get tested

The Minnesota Department of Health recommends testing for COVID-19 in several situations according to exposure, symptoms and vaccination status.

Learn who should should get tested

Community testing locations

The state of Minnesota offers free saliva testing sites to all Minnesotans. 

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Saint Paul and MSP Airport

Roy Wilkins Auditorium

175 W Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55102

  • Free saliva testing.
  • Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Schedule an appointment or walk in.

MSP Airport: Terminal 1 (Lindbergh)

4300 Glumack Dr. 
Saint Paul, MN 55111

Follow signs to the testing site on Level 2 of the Blue Parking Ramp.
Free parking is available.
Walk to the elevator lobby and follow signs to the clinic.

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Minneapolis Convention Center

1301 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404

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Former DMV

9930 Logan Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55431

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Lino Lakes

Former YMCA

7690 Village Dr.
Lino Lakes, MN 55014

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Additional testing locations

COVID-19 testing is also offered at some clinics, hospitals and pharmacies (like CVSHy-Vee and Walgreens).

Find testing locations

Saliva testing at home

Community clinic testing

Types of tests

Additional resources