Anyone can now get tested for COVID-19. Call your primary care physician, search for a test site near you, or visit one of the test sites below. See details for registration requirements.

Asymptomatic Testing – The Oncenter
Onondaga County is now providing testing for residents who are asymptomatic and have not had direct exposure to a positive case. This testing is being held at the Oncenter Convention Center, 800 S. State Street, Syracuse. Enter at the corner of Montgomery and Harrison Streets.
Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Appointments are required, and please do not arrive more than 15 minutes before your appointment time. Click here to register

Asymptomatic Testing – Zip Code Specific Locations
Onondaga County is now providing testing for residents who are asymptomatic and have not had direct exposure to a positive case.  This testing is Zip Code Specific and current locations are available upon registration.  Additional Zip Codes will be added.
Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Appointments are required, and please do not arrive more than 15 minutes before your appointment time. Click here to register

Symptomatic/Exposure Testing
Testing is available through Cayuga Health for Onondaga County residents who are symptomatic or have had direct exposure to a positive case. Appointments are required, click here to register.

  • CNY Regional Market F-Shed, 2100 Park Street, Syracuse (please enter from NBT Bank Parkway)
  • Monday-Friday, 9am to 1pm
  • Please note that children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
  • Insurance information will be collected, but there will be no out of pocket costs
  • Results provided in 24-48 hours at mycayugahealth.cayugamed.org.
    -Click on the “Sign-Up” link and complete the enrollment information
    -When email confirmation is received (will be instant), create a login/password
    -Click on “Health Record” and then “Results”
    -If you need assistance with your account, please send an email to mycayugahealthsupport@cayugamed.org or call 607.319.5708


Symptomatic and Exposure Testing for K-12 Schools

Symptomatic testing is available for K-12 students, teachers, and school staff by appointment onlyPlease note that children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

  • CNY Regional Market F-Shed, 2100 Park St, Syracuse (please enter from NBT Bank Parkway)
  • Monday-Friday, 9am to 1pm
  • Insurance information will be collected, but there will be no out of pocket costs
  • Register online or call Upstate Medical University’s COVID-19 Hotline at 315.464.2582 and select option #0.
  • This is saliva-based testing with an average turnaround time of 24-48 hours. Results provided through an online patient portal.
  • Important information for saliva-based testing:
    -Do not eat or drink anything, including gum, mints, or lozenges for 30 minutes prior to the test
    -Do not brush teeth or use mouthwash for three hours prior to the test
    -Do not smoke, vape, or using smokeless tobacco products for 30 minutes prior to the test.


On-Site Proactive Testing for Schools

Onondaga County is offering on-site proactive asymptomatic testing to teachers and staff at school districts throughout Onondaga County. School districts will announce when testing is available at each school building.

  • This is pooled saliva testing. Testing is voluntary and there are no out-of-pocket expenses.
  • Pre-registration is required at suny-covid-test.com
  • Pooled results are provided to each building. Anyone part of a positive pool will require individual testing (the same specimen will be utilized and another test does not need to be performed). Insurance information is collected to pay for all necessary individual testing.


Syracuse Community Health Center Testing

Syracuse Community Health Center provides symptomatic and asymptomatic testing. Walk-up and drive-thru testing is available without an appointment at Syracuse Community Health Center, 819 South Salina Street in Syracuse, every Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm (closed 12-1 for lunch).