The Kauai District Health Office is updating the public about COVID-19 testing options.
Individuals who have been identified as a close contact of a positive case are asked to contact their primary care physician, a hospital, or an urgent care clinic to schedule a drive-up test.
Drive-up testing is available at KVMH, Wilcox, Kauai Medical Clinic Kapaa, and Longs Kapaa with a doctor’s order.
To get a physician order:
- Call your primary care physician.
- If you do not have a primary care physician, you may call the Hawaii Pacific Health COVID-19 Virtual Clinic to be evaluated by a care provider who can order a COVID-19 test if clinically appropriate. Call (808) 462-5430 and select option 3 for Kauai.
Drive-up COVID-19 testing sites:
Wilcox Medical Center, 3-3420 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue. Located at the rear entrance of the medical center.
Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Pediatric specimen collection services are available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. This site is closed for specimen collection on Sunday.
Kauai Veterans Medical Center (KVMH), Waimea. Enter the Emergency Department driveway located off Waimea Canyon Road to access the drive-thru.
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Closed on weekends and State recognized holidays.
Longs Kapaa, 645 Aleka Loop.
Appointment required: https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/covid-19-testing
Paid mobile testing:
Paid, at-home testing is also an option from Poipu Mobile MD. They are available for appointments seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, visit: https://poipumd.com/covid19 or call (808) 652-7021.
Paid walk-in testing:
LoZo Labs provides paid walk-in testing at their clinic at 4366 Kukui Grove Street, #202 in Lihue. For more information, please visit: https://www.lozolabs.com/ or call (808) 977-2700.
County testing site:
The County of Kauai, in partnership with the Kauai District Health Office, is providing free COVID-19 testing for anyone without symptoms, subject to availability. Testing is available Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the War Memorial Convention Hall. No appointment or doctor's order is necessary and results can be provided on the same day.
Please note that free COVID-19 tests provided by the County of Kauai cannot be used with the State of Hawaii's Safe Travels program for travel to and exemption from quarantine in Maui County or Hawaii County. If you are traveling to Maui County or Hawaii County, you must get a pre-travel test from a State of Hawaii Trusted Testing Partner lab to be eligible for a state-approved quarantine exemption.