COVID-19 Testing Options Throughout South Carolina

COVID-19 test result turnaround times:

  • Patients should expect PCR test results within 24 to 48 hours.
  • Patients should expect rapid antigen test results within 12 hours.
  • If you have not received your results within this time frame, please email drivethruresults@musc.edu or call (843) 985-8888.

The COVID-19 scheduling line can be reached at 843-876-7227. Please note this line cannot provide testing results or advise on testing facility wait times.

More information on COVID-19 test results at MUSC Health

No referral is needed for testing, but appointments are required at some sites. Thank you for your continued patience as we work together to navigate this challenging time.


Charleston-Area COVID-19 Testing

62 Bee Street, Charleston, SC 29403

Appointments are required at this location.

New hours as of July 11, 2022

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Thursday: 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed

Both drive-through and walk-through testing are available. Patients on foot should enter the lot via Bee Street. Cars should enter via Wescott Street. 

5500 International Boulevard, North Charleston, SC 29418

New Location as of Thursday, May 26, 2022
Off Porsche Boulevard, pass the old testing location (marked with a purple x) on the right. Then, turn left onto RAC Access Dr, then turn right on the backroad (also RAC Access Dr), which will lead directly to the new testing site (marked in blue box). Exit this same route.

An aerial view of the new testing location at the airport with arrows for directing.

New hours as of July 11, 2022

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Thursday: 7:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Note: This is a drive-through site. Patients remain in their vehicles while tested.

Appointments are required at this location.



Columbia-Area COVID-19 Testing

Note: All Columbia-area testing sites are closed on Sundays

120 Gateway Corporate Blvd.
Columbia, SC 29203

Hours: Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. No appointment necessary.

(Underneath awning to the right of Emergency Department entrance)
1315 Roberts St.
Camden, SC 29020

This site will close after Saturday August 13, 2022

Hours

  • Tuesdays and Saturdays: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Thursdays: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

No appointment necessary.

Scheduling

Patients requiring testing on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday should visit Elgin Medical Pavilion

2709 Laurel St
Columbia, SC 29204

This site will close after Friday August 12, 2022

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. No appointment necessary.  

40 Pinnacle Parkway
Elgin, SC 29045

This site will be closed after Friday August 12, 2022

Hours

  • Mondays and Wednesdays: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Fridays: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

No appointment necessary.

Scheduling

Patients requiring testing on Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday should visit Kershaw Medical Center

Lancaster COVID-19 Testing

For rapid testing at Lancaster Primary Care, please call 803-286-4666.


Florence COVID-19 Testing

For rapid testing at Florence Primary Care, please call 843-664-9696.

You may also visit our retail pharmacy to purchase an at-home COVID-19 rapid test.