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COVID-19 Symptomatic Testing

This page is for Symptomatic COVID-19 Testing (you have one or more C19 symptoms). If you are looking for information on Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing, visit this page.


If you have COVID-19 symptoms, schedule a diagnostic COVID-19 test at Student Health. Please notify Student Health of your symptomatic status prior to arriving at UC Merced's Health and Athletic Center.

If you have already taken a COVID-19 test at a location other than UC Merced's Student Health Services, follow these instructions to Upload Your Test Results.

Staff and Faculty

If you have COVID-19 symptoms, please visit Castle Family Health Centers and notify them of your symptomatic status prior to your arrival.

Walk-In/Drive-Thru Diagnostic COVID-19 Testing:
Castle Family Health Centers (3605 Hospital Rd, Atwater, CA 95301)
Monday-Friday 8:00am-6:30pm
UC Merced employees need to identify themselves as employees when they register.
Call (209) 723-8504 for questions or more information.