Coronavirus Testing

Pre-registration for Public Testing

It’s best to get testing through your provider, but if you need to use public testing, you can save time in line by visiting to create a profile from your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Get Vaccinated

Take the Shot, DC.

Find appointments at pharmacies, clinics and health care providers across DC:

Walk-up Vaccination Sites for May 17, 2022

Walk-Up Vaccination Sites, May 17

Find opportunities to get vaccinated or boosted today at District-operated COVID Centers by going to or schedule an at-home appointment by calling 1-855-363-0333.

COVID Centers

At the District's COVID Centers, individuals will have access to vaccinations, boosters, and take-home rapid antigen tests as well as a new walk-up testing opportunity which will allow residents to administer and register a PCR test themselves.

Find a COVID Center Near You


Children 5 to 11 years old are now eligible to get vaccinated
. The vaccine is safe and lowers the chance of children getting and spreading COVID-19. The vaccine is 90% effective at preventing symptoms of COVID-19. Children will receive a smaller dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine than adolescents and adults, approximately one-third the dose that people 12 and older get.

Vaccination Sites for 5- to 11- year-olds

Ward Facility Name Address Notes
Ward 1 Children’s National Hospital – Columbia Heights


3336 14th St. NW

Community of Hope – Marie Reed Health Center 2155 Champlain Street NW

Giant Pharmacy 378 1345 Park Rd. NW
Howard University Family Practice Plan 2041 Georgia Ave. NW, 3300 Tower
Kalorama Pharmacy 1841 Columbia Rd. NW
Mary’s Center – Ontario Road 2333 Ontario Rd. NW
Safeway Pharmacy – Columbia Road 1747 Columbia Rd. NW
Unity Health Care, Inc. – Upper Cardozo Health Center 3020 14th Street NW
Walgreens Store 17712 1306 U St NW
Ward 2 Alpha Peoples Drugs 1638 R St NW STE 1

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Children’s Pediatricians & Associates – Foggy Bottom 2021 K ST NW Suite 800
Michelle Barnes Marshall, MD PC 2440 M street NW Suite 317  
Safeway Pharmacy – Corcoran Street 1701 Corcoran St NW
Safeway Pharmacy – Wisconsin Avenue 1855 Wisconsin Ave NW
Ward 3 Safeway Pharmacy – Connecticut Avenue 5545 Connecticut Ave NW
Spring Valley Pediatrics 4850 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Suite 200
Walgreens Store 4445 3301 New Mexico Ave. NW
Ward 4 Children’s National Hospital – Shepherd Park 7125 13th Place NW
Mary’s Center – Georgia Avenue 3912 Georgia Avenue NW
Safeway Pharmacy – Georgia Avenue 3830 Georgia Ave NW
Safeway Pharmacy – Piney Branch 6500 Piney Branch Rd NW
Ward 5 Children’s National Hospital 111 Michigan Ave NW
Community of Hope Family Health & Birth Center 801 17th Street NE
CuraCapitol 1140 Varnum Street NE Suite 200
Mary’s Center – Ft. Totten 100 Gallatin St NE
Safeway Pharmacy – Maryland Avenue 1601 Maryland Ave NE
Unity Health Care, Inc. – Brentwood 1251b Saratoga Ave NE
Ward 6 Children’s National Hospital – Shaw 641 S Street NW
Grubb’s Pharmacy 326 E Capitol St NE
Kaiser Permanente Capitol Hill 700 2nd St NE
Perry School 128 M Street NW #50
Safeway Pharmacy – 4th Street 1100 4th St SW
Safeway Pharmacy – 14th Street 415 14th St SE
Safeway Pharmacy – L Street 490 L St NW
Ward 7 Children’s Pediatricians & Associates – Fort Davis 3839 1/2 Alabama Ave SE
Elaine Ellis Center of Health 1627 Kenilworth Ave. NE  
Safeway Pharmacy – 40th Street NE 322 40th St NE
Safeway Pharmacy – Alabama Avenue 2845 Alabama Ave SE
Unity Health Care, Inc. – East of the River 4414 Benning Road NE
 Unity Health Care, Inc. – Minnesota Avenue 3924 Minnesota Ave NE
Unity Health Care, Inc. – Parkside 765 Kenilworth Terrace NE
Ward 8 Children’s National Hospital – Anacostia 2101 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
Children’s National Hospital – THEARC 1801 Mississippi Ave SE
Community of Hope Conway Health & Resource Center 4 Atlantic Street SW
Family and Med Counseling 2041 Martin L. King Jr. Ave. SE, Suite 303
Giant #384 1535 Alabama Ave. SE
Unity Health Care, Inc. – Anacostia 1500 Galen St SE


Find other opportunities to get vaccinated today, including at pharmacies and clinics across all eight wards, at

Can't leave your home? Call 1-855-363-0333 and we'll come to you!

For any questions regarding the vaccine program, please email [email protected].

Vaccine Exchange Program for District Employers and Community-Based and Faith-Based Organizations to Host a Vaccine Clinic for Employees or Members

The Vaccine Exchange Program connects District organizations, including faith-based and community-based organizations as well as District employers, with vaccine providers that can assist with providing COVID-19 vaccinations to large groups in the community or workplace. Through the program, organizations are now able to submit requests for a vaccine clinic and vaccine providers are able to accept those requests and schedule clinics. Organizations interested in offering a vaccination clinic can submit a request here.


  • DC Veterans and spouses can call the DC VA Medical Center to schedule appointment at (202) 745-4342.

Hospital Patients

Schedule a Hospital Appointment

Schedule a Health Center Appointment

If you are a patient at one of the following health centers, please contact them to see if there is any schedule availability for appointments. 

Need Transportation?

The District’s Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) cover all transportation (free of charge), to and from, all medically necessary covered services and appointments.  To request transportation, the Enrollee should call the following number to schedule the service: 

  • AmeriHealth Caritas DC | Call 1-800-315-3485. Rides available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • CareFirst Community Health Plan DC | Call MTM1 at 1-855-824-5693. Rides available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Health Services for Children with Special Needs | Call SET Transportation at 1-866-991-5433
  • MedStar Family Choice DC | Call 1-866-201-9974


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