COVID-19 testing is recommended for patients who currently have symptoms, or who have had direct exposure to a person with COVID-19.
If you currently have symptoms of COVID-19, schedule your test now.
*How to update your insurance information in MyChart:
- Answer a few questions about why you need to be tested
- Schedule your testing appointment. View Locations
Drive-up testing sites include:
o Deaconess Clinic Downtown - Chestnut St.
o Deaconess Clinic Lynch Road
o Deaconess Clinic Boonville
o Deaconess Clinic Princeton
o Deaconess Clinic Oakland City
o Deaconess Lab Express – Mt. Vernon
o Deaconess Gibson Hospital
o Deaconess Henderson Hospital
o Deaconess Union County Hospital
Hours vary at each location.
All Deaconess Clinic Urgent Care and EXPRESS locations also provide COVID testing when appropriate, as part of an assessment of a patient who is ill and needs care. Walk-in COVID testing is not available at these locations.
- Update your insurance information in MyChart* or email copies of your insurance cards to .
- At the testing site, follow instructions from staff. A nasal swab test will be performed and sent to our lab.
- Watch your MyChart account for your results within 1-4 days. (see FAQs for more details).
Login to your MyChart, select Menu option > scroll down to Insurance Summary. You can request to update, replace photos of insurance cards, or remove incorrect coverage.
Updates on Costs
If you have been exposed or are experiencing COVID symptoms, and have insurance that provides coverage for the test, your test will be billed to your insurance. Any patient liability will be billed to you after insurance processes. If your insurance denies the test, you will be billed $139 for the test.
If you have been exposed or are experiencing symptoms and are uninsured, your test will be billed to a federal program. There will be no cost to you.
Patients that are having testing done for non-medical reasons (i.e. travel, work or school requirement) will be charged $139, beginning July 1, 2021.
More testing questions? Visit the COVID-19 FAQ page.
Schedule a COVID Test