The COVID-19 testing schedule for sites operated by the Louisiana Army National Guard (LANG) for the week of January 18 to January 23 is listed below. Sites are closed during state holidays and inclement weather.

All Louisianans need to take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones from this dangerous surge of COVID-19: avoid gatherings of individuals not part of your households, work from home remotely when possible, wear a mask, practice social distancing and good hand hygiene, and stay home if sick. If you have been exposed or have symptoms of COVID-19, get tested.

Pre-registration for COVID-19 testing is encouraged by going to Testing is for ages 3 and older. There is no cost, and no identification is needed. Test results are available by calling 1-866-MYQUEST (1-866-697-8378), but note that wait times can be lengthy. Test results are also available through the Quest online portal or app.

If you are unable to make it to a LANG testing location, no-cost testing is available by appointment at select Walgreens locations through a partnership between Walgreens and the Department of Health. These locations offer testing 7 days a week to people ages 3 and older. Appointments are required; make yours at

New Orleans Region      
Alario Center  2000 Segnette Blvd., Westwego  Jefferson 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri. & 
8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat.
UNO Lakefront Arena  6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans Orleans 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. & 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat.
Mahalia Jackson Theater  1419 Basin St., New Orleans Orleans 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. & 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat.
Baton Rouge Region       
LSU Campus: Student Union Building  265 S. Stadium Drive, Baton Rouge East Baton Rouge 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Southern University: FG Clark Activity Center 801 Harding Blvd., Baton Rouge East Baton Rouge 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Cortana Mall 9389 Cortana Place, Baton Rouge East Baton Rouge 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Lamar-Dixon Expo Center 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales Ascension 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Houma-Thibodaux Region       
Nicholls State University: Student Union Building  104 Ellendale Drive, Thibodaux Lafourche 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Acadiana Region      
Lafayette Parish Health Unit  220 W. Willow St., Bldg. A, Lafayette Lafayette 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Tues.-Fri.
Iberia West End Park 1200 Field St., New Iberia Iberia 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.
Iberia Parish Health Unit 715 Weldon St. B., New Iberia Iberia 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Tues.
LSU Eunice: Student Union 2048 Eunice Hwy., Eunice Acadia 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wed.
Southwestern Region       
Lake Charles Civic Center  900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles Calcasieu 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Cenla Region      
Rapides Parish Coliseum 5600 Coliseum Blvd., Alexandria Rapides 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Northwestern Region      
Northwestern State University 715 University Parkway, Natchitoches Natchitoches 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri
Northeastern Region      
Grambling State University 1234 Grambling Road, Grambling Lincoln 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Louisiana Tech University: Thomas Assembly Center 1650 W. Alabama Ave., Ruston Lincoln 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
University of Louisiana-Monroe 840 Cole Ave., Monroe Ouachita 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri
River Parishes Region      
Southeastern Louisiana University 800 W. University Ave., Hammond Tangipahoa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Test site details

  • Once on site, those being tested will need to wear a mask and stay in their cars. 
  • For those ages 13 and older, the site will use a self-administered nasal swab test that will allow those being tested to swab their own nose on site while in their vehicles. Those being tested will drop the sealed sample into a container on their way out of the drive-thru site.
  • Parents will administer tests to their children ages 12 and younger.
  • While awaiting results, individuals who have been tested should follow CDC guidelines and take steps to help prevent the virus from spreading to people in their home and community.

Save the number 877-766-2130 in your phone

Anyone who receives a call from 877-766-2130 is urged to answer, as the call is from a contact tracer who will keep an individual's information private. Personal information is used to quickly identify anyone a COVID-positive individual may have been in close contact with to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. Everyone called by a contact tracer is advised to monitor themselves for signs of illness for 14 days from when they first came in contact with the COVID-19 person.

If a resource need is identified through the contact tracing interview, the case is flagged for follow-up from a resource coordinator social worker who can connect individuals with resources including medication, masks, food assistance and even help locating alternative housing.

If someone calls from a number other than 877-766-2130, claims to be a contact tracer and asks for personal information, hang up immediately. If you have a positive lab result and have not yet heard from a contact tracer, you can call our team directly at 877-766-2130.

For information from the Louisiana Department of Health on COVID-19, click here.