Please visit the CityTestSF website for more information and updates.
How can I schedule an appointment?
Appointments are required at SOMA. Schedule an appointment here. Please arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before your appointment. Arriving outside of your appointment time may result in longer wait times.
The Alemany Farmers Market testing site accepts both appointments and on-the-spot registration. Schedule an appointment at the Alemany Farmers Market here. If there are no available appointments, staff will help register you onsite. Registration may take anywhere between 5 to 15 minutes. Drop-ins will be accepted starting at 2pm on Mondays, 11am on Tuesdays-Thursdays, and at any point during the day on Friday. Drop-in availability is limited by capacity restraints. When capacity is depleted, staff will redirect you to other testing resources.
The Ella Hill Hutch Community Center testing site accepts on-the-spot registration only -- no appointment is required.
The Southeast Health Center testing site accepts on-the-spot registration only -- no appointment is required.
Where is the testing site located?
The SOMA site is located at 600 7th St. San Francisco, CA 94103 - the site is both drive-through and pedestrian friendly.
The Alemany Farmers Market site is located at 100 Alemany Blvd. - the site is both drive-through and pedestrian friendly.
The Ella Hill Hutch Community Center testing site is located at 1181 Golden Gate Ave. - the site is pedestrian friendly only.
The Southeast Health Center testing site is located at 2401 Keith St. - the site is pedestrian friendly only.
What are the normal hours of operation for COVID-19 testing?
SOMA: 7 days a week from 9:00am to 6:00pm
Alemany Farmers Market:
Monday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
Friday: 8:30am - 1:00pm
Ella Hill Hutch Community Center: Monday - Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm
Southeast Health Center: Monday - Saturday from 8:00am to 5:00pm
Who is eligible to get testing?
Anyone who lives in San Francisco and has a symptom of or close contact with COVID-19 or who works in San Francisco and interacts with the public, cannot stay 6 feet apart at their job, or works directly with people most at risk for COVID-19.
How much is the test?
You will not be charged for the test. If you have health insurance, you will be asked to provide that information when you schedule your appointment.
Who will my results be shared with? (you, ordering physician, appropriate DPH, and DHR if you are an employee of city/county)
You and the physician who ordered your test will receive a copy of your results. We will also share your results with the California Reportable Disease Information Exchange (CalREDIE), as required by law. If you are an employee of the City and County of San Francisco, we will also share your results with the Department of Human Resources and Department of Public Health to keep our workplaces safe and healthy.
How is Color working with the city?
The City and County of San Francisco has partnered with Color to provide COVID-19 testing to essential workers and people who live in San Francisco. Color will prepare your results, notify you when they are ready, and give you a secure way of viewing them online. Color complies with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA") to maintain the privacy and security of your protected health information.