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.

More information on COVID-19 test results at MUSC Health

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

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.


MUSC Health Testing Clinic Holiday Hours

MUSC Health testing clinics in the following locations will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022 in observance of Independence Day:

  • Charleston County
    M Lot - Downtown Charleston will operate normal business hours from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Chester County
  • Florence County
  • Marion County
  • Lancaster County
  • Midlands Counties (Columbia, Kershaw, Elgin)




Charleston-Area COVID-19 Testing

62 Bee Street, Charleston, SC 29403

Appointments are required at this location.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Sunday.
Sunday testing is available at our airport location.  

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.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays from 7 a.m. to 3 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

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

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

40 Pinnacle Parkway
Elgin, SC 29045

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



Florence COVID-19 Testing

805 Pamplico Highway
(in the back parking lot of the hospital)
Florence, SC 29505

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Note: This is a drive-through site. Patients will remain in their vehicles as testing is completed. 

Appointments are available but not required.

Schedule PCR test (results typically available within 48 hours)
Schedule rapid antigen test (results typically available within 12 hours)



Lancaster-Area COVID-19 Testing

800 West Meeting Street
Lancaster, SC 29720
* Testing site is located on the hospital campus near the helicopter pad

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Appointments are available but not required. Rapid testing is available.

Schedule PCR test (results typically available within 48 hours)
Schedule rapid antigen test (results typically available within 12 hours)