Due to increasing concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus with cases in the U.S., Bristol Health is taking proactive measures to prepare for COVID-19. 
Click here to learn more or call our coronavirus hotline at 860.261.6855.

Coronavirus Specimen Collection Stations

Bristol Hospital Campus
145 Queen St.
Bristol, CT 06010

To facilitate testing for COVID-19, Bristol Health is operating a Coronavirus Specimen Collection site on the campus of Bristol Hospital. The site location is set up in the parking lot adjacent to 145 Queen St.

The stations will operate 7 days a week from 8am - 4pm. However, hours of operation are based on the availability of specimen collection supplies, so please call our Coronavirus Hotline at 860.261.6855 every day to confirm if our testing facility is open.

Who Can Be Tested

Please contact your primary care provider if you feel ill or are experiencing flu-like symptoms. You must have a lab work order from your provider to get swabbed at our Specimen Collection stations.

What You Need to Bring to Get Tested

  • Valid photo ID
  • Your lab order (obtained from your provider)
  • Your insurance card

The Specimen Collection Process

This is a specimen collection facility. Once you are swabbed, your specimen will be sent to a reference lab. You will need to obtain the results from your provider. While at the specimen collection site, you must:

  • Remain in your vehicle at all times with the windows up unless instructed otherwise
  • Follow the specific instructions of the screener
  • When ready, obtain your test results from your provider 

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

Coronavirus Specimen Collection Location

The site of the specimen collection is in the parking lot adjacent to the Bristol Hospital Foundation house at 145 Queen St. Click on the pin on the map below for driving directions. 

When you arrive at the Bristol Hospital campus, follow signs directing you to the parking lot. It is mandatory that you stay in your vehicle at all times, unless otherwise directed. 

Collection Location

  1. Coronavirus Specimen Collection

    145 Queen St

    Bristol, CT 06010

Coronavirus Specimen Collection: Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the hours of the Coronavirus Specimen Collection stations?

What are the hours of the Coronavirus Specimen Collection stations?

The Coronavirus Specimen Collection site is open 7 days a week from 8am to 4pm.

Do I need to/can I make an appointment?
Do I need to be a Bristol Health/Bristol Hospital patient to be tested?
What happens if I drive up but I do not have or can not find my paperwork?
Can I come if I feel sick?
Can more than one person in the same vehicle be tested at the same time?
What happens when I get to the Specimen Collection facility?
When will I get my results?
Is there a cost for the test?
What if I do not have insurance? Can I still get tested?
How do I obtain my results?
Where can I get tested if the facility is closed?
Where can I learn more about the coronavirus?

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