There are different COVID tests available. The “PCR test” which is most reliable and takes 1-4 days (express PCR testing now available within 1 day at some sites) and the “Antigen” or “Rapid Antigen Test” which is less reliable but offers results in minutes/hours. Our overview of test centers includes locations where you and your kids can get tested in Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn, BoCoCa, Fort Greene and beyond.

 

NYC Health and Hospital community testing sites

Testing at the NYC Health and Hospitals sites in Brooklyn is fast and free (not even a co-pay)! Children 2 years and up as well as adults can get tested there. These NYC Health and Hospital sites offer the PCR tests which deliver results in 1 to 4 days. No appointment necessary, just walk in. NEW online wait time tool with updates every 2 hours for 51 Health and Hospital Covid testing sites.

NYC Health and Hospitals Red Hook Recreation Center | 155 Bay Street

PCR tests and antibody tests available now. Monday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

NYC Health and Hospitals Brooklyn Army Terminal | 140 58th Street

PCR tests available only. Monday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health Fort Greene | 100 North Portland Ave

PCR and antibody tests available only. Covid testing offered Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Find out more here.

Public COVID-19 Express testing

You can also make an appointment for a free rapid COVID-19 virus test at COVID Express Quickie Lab sites throughout the city. All tests performed at these sites are PCR-based laboratory diagnostic tests, which are the most accurate type of test available. Testing will be available by appointment only. The fastest way to make an appointment is to choose a time through their online scheduler. These tests are also free for New Yorkers, regardless of immigration status.

  • Crown Heights, 1218 Prospect Place
  • Fort Greene, 295 Flatbush Avenue Extension

Private providers

The private providers below might charge a co-pay or fee for the test. Patient responsibility, or your out-of-pocket cost, for COVID testing is based on your specific insurance coverage and plan.

BHMA Urgent Care Downtown Brooklyn | 514 Fulton Street

Monday to Friday: 8 am to 8 pm, Saturday and Sunday: 8:30 am to 6:30 pm. Find out more here.

CityMD Urgent Care Brooklyn Heights | 135 Montague Street

CityMD is currently offering three forms of COVID-19 testing at all locations – Rapid testing, PCR testing and Serum Antibody IgG testing. COVID-19 testing is walk-in only, no appointment needed. Weekdays 8 am to 8 pm, weekends 9 am to 6 pm. Find out more here.

carecube Brooklyn Heights | 110 Montague Street

carecube is now open at 110 Montague Street. They offer Rapid Testing, Antibody Testing and PCR Swab Testing, meeting your need for travel, back to school or return to work. They are open 7 days a week from 9 am to 5 pm. PCR test results take 24 to 48 hours.

carecube Cobble Hill | 203 Court Street

carecube at 203 Court Street offers Rapid Testing, Antibody Testing and PCR Swab Testing, meeting your need for travel, back to school or return to work. They are open 7 days a week from 9 am to 5 pm. PCR test results take 24 to 48 hours.

CityMD Urgent Care Boerum Hill | 457 Atlantic Street

CityMD is currently offering three forms of COVID-19 testing at all locations – Rapid testing, PCR testing and Serum Antibody IgG testing. COVID-19 testing is walk-in only, no appointment needed. Weekdays 8 am to 8 pm, weekends 9 am to 6 pm. Find out more here.

CityMD Urgent Care Cobble Hill | 228 Court Street

CityMD is currently offering three forms of COVID-19 testing at all locations – Rapid testing, PCR testing and Serum Antibody IgG testing. COVID-19 testing is walk-in only, no appointment needed. Weekdays 8 am to 8 pm, weekends 9 am to 6 pm. Find out more here.

Met-Rite Urgent Care | 115 Court Street

Met-Rite urgent care is now open at 115 Court Street in Cobble Hill from 8 am to 7 pm seven days a week.  To register for COVID testing, click here. They also offer antibody testing.

Leaf Medical DUMBO | 18 Adams Street

Leaf Medical offers the PCR test and antibody test. Schedule a telemedicine visit first. Find out more here.

Leaf Medical Carroll Gardens | 325 Smith Street

Leaf Medical offers the PCR test, rapid test and antibody test. Schedule a telemedicine visit first. Find out more here.

One Medical| 386 Atlantic Avenue

They are currently offering PCR testing to anyone with coronavirus concerns by appointment only. Find out more here.

PM Pediatrics Boerum Hill | 240 Atlantic Avenue

PM Pediatrics is offering COVID-19 PCR, rapid antigen tests and antibody tests for children and adults. Walk-ins welcome. The center is open seven days per week from 12 to 10 pm. Find out more here.

ProHealth Urgent Care Carroll Gardens | 330 Court Street

ProHealth Urgent Care is offering COVID and antibody testing. No symptoms or referrals needed to get tested. Weekdays 8 am to 8 pm, weekends 8 am to 5 pm. Find out more here.

Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Park Slope | 365 Flatbush Avenue

PCR tests and antibody tests available, make an appointment first to get tested. Opening hours are 8 am to 8 pm from Monday through Friday and 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Find out more here.