Hospital COVID Testing in Franklin County

Our hospitals and other local organizations offer numerous options for COVID testing in the community. Getting a test at one of these locations allows our emergency departments to better care for patients with life-threatening situations.


OhioHealth patients can self-schedule a COVID-19 test through their MyChart account.

When self-scheduling a COVID-19 test in MyChart, patients will be provided several COVID-19 testing locations to choose from. Walk-ins are not accepted.

All locations are drive-through, so you can stay in your car. Locations are open:

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Columbus: OhioHealth David P. Blom Administrative Campus
    3430 OhioHealth Pkwy, Columbus, OH 43202
  • Columbus: By OhioHealth Doctors Hospital
    5157 W Broad St, Columbus, OH 43228
  • Pickerington: At Pickerington Medical Campus
    1010 Refugee Rd, Pickerington, OH 43147
  • Orient: 9085 Southern Point, Orient, Ohio 43146

COVID testing at OhioHealth Urgent Care Centers is limited to patients with symptoms.

OSU Wexner

COVID-19 testing occurs at an Ohio State primary care provider’s office or one of their Immediate Care locations. You must schedule an appointment to get tested. To
schedule, log in to MyChart or call 614-293-4000.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Nationwide Children’s offers on site drive thru testing for children.

The drive thru testing site is on the Nationwide Children’s main campus. Testing is not offered at any of outpatient labs.

To schedule an appointment, call the COVID-19 Testing Line 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. during the week and 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. on weekends at (614) 722-2787.

You must have an appointment to receive a test.

Mount Carmel Health System

Mount Carmel is currently offering COVID-19 testing at some Mount Carmel Medical Group offices and at Mount Carmel Urgent Care Center locations. For a list of Mount
Carmel testing locations and hours, visit:

Other Testing Locations

The Ohio Department of Health website lists COVID-19 testing sites throughout Ohio. The list is a combination of private companies and retail sites, community health centers, and libraries and other local partners that offer access to testing. To find the location nearest you, search by county and zip code at the following link:

Resources for Employers: (Webinars specific to the workplace, printable materials, eboards, etc.)  

Vaccination Information:

COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Locations | COVID-19 ( – List of COVID Vaccine Provider locations (from ODH)

youth-vaccines-faq.pdf ( – Frequently asked vaccine questions for youth – 12 – 17 (from ODH)

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot | CDC – CDC Guidance on Booster shots

Vaccine FAQ

Blog: Common Ground: Talking to Hesitant People About the Vaccine

Blog: Keeping Your COVID Vaccination Card Safe: FAQs

Blog: Avoiding Vaccine Scams

Video: The Difference Between the Vaccine & Natural Immunity

Andrew Thomas, MD, chief clinical officer at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, explains how COVID-19 vaccines effectively prevent infection and severe symptoms that can lead to hospitalization and even death.

Delta Variant:

Blog: The Delta Variant: What you need to know 

Video: What is the Delta Variant?

Andrew Thomas, MD, chief clinical officer at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, explains what’s different about the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus and the two best ways to protect yourself and others from severe disease.

Masking Guidance: 

Resources for Parents:

Why Masks Should Be On Your Back-to-School List This Fall (

COVID-19 Vaccine Myths: What You Need to Know (

COVID-19 Vaccine and Risk for Heart Inflammation in Youth: What Parents Need to Know (

Keeping Children and Adolescents Healthy: The Importance of Vaccines

6 Reasons Your Child Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 & Health Conditions:

Video: COVID-19 Vaccine & Pregnancy

Video: COVID-19 & Obesity

Video: COVID-19 & Heart Disease

General Information:

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information for Patient Families ( – Nationwide Children’s COVID Resource Center for families (COVID toolkit in English, Spanish and Somali)

Vaccine & Catholic Church:

A message from Bishop Robert J. Brennan about the COVID-19 Vaccine

English Version – Bishop Robert J. Brennan COVID-19 Vaccine Message

Spanish Version – Spanish – Bishop Robert J. Brennan COVID-19 Vaccine Message