Connecticut COVID-19 Response

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Priority Workforce Testing


As a part of the State of Connecticut's testing program our testing partners are providing priority access for childcare and early childhood staff, teachers, and first responders.

Priority access is being provided in a number of ways, such as:

  • Extended hours
  • Separate lanes
  • Personal scheduling support
  • A combination of these options

Each testing site may have slightly different processes and you can get further information from the provider for each site.

Here's who qualifies:

  • Teachers/School Support Staff (including Bus Drivers)
  • Early Childhood/Child Care Professionals
  • Police Officers
  • Fire Fighters
  • Paramedics/EMTs
  • National Guard
  • Dispatchers

Priority access is intended for staff who need to get tested quickly in order to ensure their workday is not interrupted–but is not intended for the family and friends of said workers.

First responders should also note that additional testing sites, such as hospitals and pharmacies, may offer them priority access as well.

Finding a testing site with priority access:

To find a site, type your zip code into the search box below and click "GO".

When viewing search results, click the blue "More Details" button on a specific testing site to see  priority access accommodations at that location.

You can also contact your local health department regarding mobile testing in your district.

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