Vashon's Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) can answer questions about testing. If have had an exposure to Covid, or have tested positive for Covid, please call MRC at 844-469-4554. We can discuss isolation/quarantine strategies and refer you to support services or help you to obtain medical services.
Report positive home tests at https://safercovid.org/mytest/index.html
At-home / Rapid Antigen Tests:
Free home Covid tests are available from Washington State. Each address is eligible to receive 10 free tests per month (although this may change). Check availability and register at https://sayyescovidhometest.org
Free tests from the federal government are also available https://www.covid.gov/tests
Most health insurance plans will cover up to 8 free Covid tests per month. https://www.cms.gov/how-to-get-your-at-home-OTC-COVID-19-test-for-free
Vashon Island School District offers no-cost antigen testing to VISD staff, students, and families, M-F 7:30-11:30. No appointment is necessary, but registration forms are available online to fill out in advance. https://www.vashonsd.org/Page/557
Vashon Pharmacy: The Pharmacy sells at-home antigen tests, and provides proctored rapid antigen tests that may be required for proof-of-covid-status, and well as PCR testing. Testing is available for those with and without symptoms, for diagnosis, travel, pre-procedure, and more. Tests might be without cost to you or for a fee, depending on the type of test and reason for testing. Information and appointments at https://vashonpharmacy.com/covid-testing
Expiration dates for many home tests have been extended. Check the following site to determine if your tests are still usable: https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/coronavirus-covid-19-and-medical-devices/home-otc-covid-19-diagnostic-tests#list (this extension is the result of testing done once time has passed since the manufacture of the tests).
Sea Mar Clinic: Call (206) 463-3671 for current testing availability for Sea Mar patients and others.
Vashon Natural Medicine: Call (206) 463-4778 for Covid testing information for current patients.
For information about the different kinds of covid tests, visit