COVID-19 Testing

The CDC and The Wisconsin Department of Health Services have updated their guidance on COVID-19 isolation and quarantine. If you tested positive for COVID-19 or are a close contact of someone who tested positive, follow the guidance in these resources:

Where to get Tested for COVID-19

Free Testing From Public Health

St. Croix County Public Health holds free COVID-19 Testing Clinics on Mondays and Wednesdays at the St. Croix County Service Center in New Richmond.

  • Mondays: 7:30 to 11 am
  • Wednesdays: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm

If you tested positive for COVID-19 from a PCR test in the last 10 days, DO NOT come to this testing site. You should be staying at home isolating.

Testing at this site is available for people one year of age and older. This site uses PCR tests not rapid tests. It may take up to 48 hours to get your results.

We encourage everyone to register online using the link below, but walk-ins are welcome. When registering online, If you do not have an email, use the following email with your name: Firstname.lastname@noemail.com

To pre-register online for our Monday or Wednesday testing clinics:

  1. Fill out the form on the Wisconsin COVID-19 Connect Website
  2. Select the St. Croix County Services Center option
  3. You will receive a confirmation email with QR a Code. Please bring the QR code with you (on your phone or printed) when you arrive for your test.
  4. Come to the Services Center in New Richmond during our open hours at a time that is convenient for you.

At Home Testing

The Federal Government is providing free at home COVID-19 tests. Every home in the U.S. can soon order 4 free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests.

Learn more about these at home tests

Free Regional Drive-Through Testing

The Wisconsin Army National Guard to provides free COVID-19 drive-through testing sites. The tests are free, and no insurance is needed. We recommend pre-registering to speed up the testing process. Results at these locations are typically received within 1-2 days.

Here is a list of the regional drive through testing locations for the week of January 17 - 22.

Image of testing locations. Follow the link above for this information in a PDF format.

Other Testing Locations

COVID-19 testing locations.
Location Hours Type of Test Contact
Baldwin:

Monday- Friday: 7 am to 7 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8 am to 2 pm


PCR testing 715-684-1111
Hudson:

Monday – Friday: 7:30 am to 9 pm
Saturday: 8 am to 9 pm
Sunday: 9 am to 9 pm

Single PCR test or quad. test (Influenza A, B, RSV and COVID-19). 
Results the same day
715-531-6800
Hudson: Sign up online for appointment.  Rapid Diagnostic Test (ID NOW) 715-381-0183
New Richmond:

Monday – Friday: 9 am to 3:50 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10 am to 2:50 pm
No walk ins. 

PCR testing 715-243-3400
River Falls:

Monday – Thursday: 8 am to 8 pm
Friday: 8 am to 5 pm
No weekend testing.
No walk ins. 

PCR testing 

715-307-6600
River Falls:

Monday – Friday 2 to 4pm.
No walk ins. 
Video visit option.


PCR testing
Results in 48 - 72 hrs

715-425-6701
River Falls: Walgreens Pharmacy Sign up online for appointment Rapid Diagnostic Test (ID NOW) 715-426-4084

Other Nearby Testing Locations in Minnesota

COVID-19 Testing information for nearby locations in Minnesota.
Location Who can be Tested Visit or Screening Contact
Hastings:

Anyone with symptoms.
Asymptomatic with exposure.
Can test new patients.

Screening required 651-480-4200
Red Wing:

Anyone requesting a test.
Can test new patients.

Screening required 651-267-5000
Stillwater:

Anyone with symptoms.
For other concerns contact provider.
Can test new patients.

Screening required 651-439-1234