COVID-19 Testing is available at Steve's Place 211 NC 127 Hickory, NC ALFA now offers rapid molecular tests with ID Now. This test is highly accurate at detecting active infections, even before symptoms appear. Results take up to 13 minutes.
ALFA is able to provide community COVID-19 testing at no cost through donations and other funding. Please support our services and ensure they remain available for our community members regardless of ability to pay by making a donation: Donate Now
Testing Options at ALFA/Steve's Place:
Depending on your symptoms and/or known exposure:
ALFA can perform a rapid test for you and provide a results letter.
ALFA can perform a rapid molecular test and provide a results letter.
COVID-19 testing is conducted via self collection nasal swabs. ALFA staff will guide you through this process. Results are usually available within 15 minutes. ALFA can provide a results letter to you at the time of testing or via email.
The availability of COVID-19 tests is subject to change due to supply and staffing issues.
Other Rapid Testing Options:
ALFA is a community partner for rapid test distribution; you may request free test kits at Steve's Place or at our Morganton office located in BCUM.