Health

Health Department will serve as COVID-19 test kit pick up and drop off site

October 5. 2021

(Des Moines, IA) – Starting Wednesday, October 6, 2021, the Polk County Health Department will serve as a Test Iowa COVID-19 test kit pick up and drop off site.

Individuals will now have the opportunity to drop off COVID-19 test kits at the Health Department, Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. There will be a drop box directly inside our office door where individuals can place their test kit for transportation to the state hygienic lab. Tests will be picked up promptly at 3:00 PM. If you are miss the deadline, your test will go out the next day.

Activate the test kit by providing your information and test kit ID. You will only receive your test result if your test kit has been activated.

Additional pharmacy partners are now designated COVID-19 test kit pick up only sites as all. Here is the most up-to-date list of additional partners. Please visit our website frequently, as we will be adding additional partners.

 

Medicap

 

250 SE Gateway Drive

Grimes, IA

Medicap

 

2527 Easton Blvd.

Des Moines, IA

Medicap

 

107 NE Delaware Ave. #6

Ankeny, IA

Medicap

 

1300 E 14th St.

Des Moines, IA

Medicap

 

950 28th Ave. SW

Altoona, IA

Medicap

 

2804 Beaver Ave.

Des Moines, IA

 

Individuals can also drop off their test kit at your nearest UPS drop-off location using a prepaid UPS label included with the test kit. You may also drop off your test kit at the Ankeny State Hygienic Lab (2220 S. Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny, IA 50023). Additional drop off locations can be found at TestIowa.com.

 

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COVID-19 Call Center for eligible individuals (12 years and older) WITHOUT computer or internet access, please call 515-323-5221 Monday – Friday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.