You Can Get Free COVID-19 Tests at QC Hy-Vee
There's another place in the Quad Cities you can go to get a COVID-19 test.
Hy-Vee announced it will offer testing at 11 Hy-Vee locations in it's eight-state region including the E. 53rd at Utica Ridge Hy-Vee.
According to the company's news release the tests are free and are administered through a Hy-Vee pharmacy drive-thru testing process. You don't have to have COVID-19 symptoms to be tested, but you'll have to register online to get a test voucher number, testing site and appointment.
The tests are offered at the following Hy-Vee locations in Davenport and Iowa City:
- Utica Ridge Hy-Vee, 4064 E. 53rd St., Davenport, IA 52807
- Iowa City Hy-Vee Drugstore, 310 N. 1st Ave., Iowa City, IA 52245
You can find other testing locations here.
Each testing location is offering testing windows from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. or 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturdays.*
*Check with the individual location for Saturday hours.
To register for a test voucher number go to https://www.doineedacovid19test.com/ and answer questions provided. You'll get instructions where to go and an appointment time. When you arrive provide voucher and you'll be provided with a test kit and instructions. Pharmacy employees will supervise the test and help you place the completed kit in a collection bin.
The test takes just minutes. You should get results back in three to five days.