COVID-19 Testing

Testing for COVID-19 is still necessary and available.  If you need a test, San Ysidro Health has multiple COVID-19 testing options for you. COVID-19 testing guidelines are changing regularly.

Please click here to review the most up-to-date guidance from the CDC and see if you need a COVID-19 test.


The CO-CREATE-Ex program is offering FREE COVID-19 home test kits through a self-service vending machine (VEND-A-KIT). No appointment needed.

Ways to receive a kit:

Call (858) 945-4553 or email to get registered and receive a code.

Self-register and directly receive a code through

Visit our website or social media pages for more information:

CO-CREATE-Ex Webpage
Instagram: @cocreate_ucsd
Twitter: @cocreateproject

Facebook: @cocreateucsd

TikTok: @cocreateucsd


San Ysidro Health Center (Outside by the front entrance next to the mural)

4004 Beyer Blvd

San Ysidro, CA 92173

San Ysidro Health Chula Vista (Front entrance facing the street)

687 Third Ave

Chula Vista, CA 91910

Vending Machine available to dispense kits 24/7. For help during clinic after hours, please call (858) 945-4553.


All San Ysidro Health clinics offer COVID-19 testing appointments for PCR and Rapid Antigen COVID-19 testing. Please visit our Find a Location page to find a clinic near you.

If you would like to get tested at a San Ysidro Health clinic location, you can call or text (619) 662-4100 to schedule an appointment.


Rapid antigen home testing kits are being distributed at all San Ysidro Health clinics and Mobile Units. You can ask any Patient Services Representative (located at the registration desk at your clinic) for help getting a home testing kit.

You can also purchase at-home test kits online or at local pharmacies and retail stores. For information on how to access at-home test kits for free, click here.


Please visit the San Diego County COVID-19 website to locate additional testing sites in our community.

COVID-19 Testing

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