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Testing

The College of Wooster will provide rapid COVID-19 tests to all students, staff, and faculty. All individuals are welcome to test on-demand, free of charge.

  • Self-administered tests can be picked up at the following locations:
    • Lowry Center Information Desk
    • Ruth Williams Hall Storeroom
    • Andrews Library Circulation Desk
    • The Longbrake Student Wellness Center, Doors A and D
  • Students are responsible for self-reporting positive test results to Longbrake Student Wellness Center either through their individual health portal or call 330-263-2319.
  • Staff and faculty are responsible for self-reporting positive test results via the Self-Report Form within 3 hours of testing.
  • Individuals who test positive must follow all isolation and testing procedures as directed by the College.

We also will be conducting surveillance testing of teams and other groups based on evidence of potential clusters as defined by the Wayne County Health Department.

All Covid related questions can be directed to communityhealth@wooster.edu.

Other Free Testing Options in the Community

  • Free rapid (15 minute) antigen testing – Wayne County Public Library. More information
  • Free testing at Rite Aid Pharmacy , 1955 Cleveland Road (appointment required). More information
  • CVS, 2284 Back Orrville Road (appointment required). Rapid antigen testing (15 minutes). More information
  • Wooster Urgent Care (appointment required). Same-day PCR testing before 12:30 pm, or overnight if you test after noon. More information
  • Wooster Community Hospital NowClinic. More information

The Abbott Binax Now Rapid (15-minute) Antigen tests can be performed at home.  They are available at Walmart, CVS and other pharmacies, and can be ordered from Amazon, here.  The cost is currently $19.88 for two tests on Amazon.