COVID-19 Testing at APSU
In partnership with the Tennessee Department of Health, COVID-19 testing will be conducted on the campus of APSU for faculty, staff and students who meet specific conditions. Please seek out testing immediately if any of these conditions applies to you:
You are experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms, or
You have been in close contact (within 6 feet for 10 minutes or more) with someone with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis, or
You have been informed that you are a member of a group or team that is undergoing surveillance testing.
Boyd Health Services is conducting free COVID-19 testing at the rear entrance of the Ard Building Monday through Friday, 9:00 - 11:00 am. Testing is being conducted on a drop-in basis, with no appointment necessary.
APSU Students, Staff and Faculty who are currently experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms, have been exposed to someone who has tested positive, or who are a member of a group or team undergoing surveillance testing are eligible for free testing. Testing is now being conducted on campus behind the Ard building (corner of College St. & University Ave.) Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 11:00 am.Learn More about COVID-19 Symptoms
What Can I Expect?
COVID-19 Testing at APSU operates on a drop-in basis. Faculty, staff, and students are seen on a first come, first-served basis. The test administered is a simple nasal swab that takes only seconds. The more time-consuming steps involve creating an online testing account and answering some medical questions on site.
Want to speed things up?
1. Click the button below and create an Everlywell account before coming
2. Make sure you have downloaded the PeayMobile app before coming
Once here, medical staff will ask you to log into your Everlywell account, so please have those smartphones handy! We will then assign you a unique test ID number and do the nasal swab. Before leaving, we will also ask you to log into your PeayMobile app to complete an initial Covid-19 Self Report Form and submit another one once you know the results (usually in 2-4 days).
Drop-in COVID-19 Testing will be offered behind the Ard Building from 9:00 - 11:00 am M-F (Find the Red Tent!). If driving, please park in the spaces designated Patient Parking Only. The Ard Building is located at the corner of College St. and University Ave.Google Maps Directions
Frequently Asked Questions
APSU Students, Staff and Faculty who meet any of the three categories below:
- Currently experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19.
- You have been in close contact (within 6 feet for 15 minutes or more) with someone with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis
- You have been informed that you are a member of a group or team that is undergoing surveillance testing.
Anyone who wants a COVID-19 test and do not meet the three categories above are advised to contact the Montgomery County Health Department for up to date information regarding free COVID-19 testing.
Visit mcgtn.org/gov/covid19 for more information.
If you are currently experiencing severe or life threatening symptoms related to COVID-19, please contact 911 for medical assistance.
Those who have mild symptoms related to COVID-19 are asked to take the proper preventative measures to self quarantine and complete the on-line COVID-19 Self Reporting Form. Further guidance will be provided after completing the form.
Testing is only offered to students, staff and faculty of APSU. Any individual not affiliated with APSU, this includes family members of those affiliated, will be ask to seek testing at the Montgomery County Health Department.
As you wait for your test results, we ask that you continue to self-quarantine in your residence. Test results typically take 3-5 days. You will receive an email or message through your everlywell account for the results.
If you test positive for COVID-19 please continue to isolate yourself in residence, monitor your health and complete the online COVID-19 Self Reporting Form to indicate a positive diagnosis. A member from the TN Department of Health or Everlywell will contact you for further instructions.