Free pop up testing sites are open in Anchorage in December. Sites will be open on the designated days from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 

To find a testing site, including the pop up sites, go to

TODAY, December 12: Dimond Mall-Near Dimond Center Hotel, 700 East Dimond Boulevard

December 14: Lake Hood Elementary School, 3601 West 40th Avenue

December 18: Russian Jack Elementary School, 4300 East 20th Avenue

December 19: Tikahtnu Commons-Next to Regal Theater, 1102 North Muldoon Road

December 21: Taku Elementary, 701 East 72nd Avenue

December 26: Old Midtown Denny’s (across from REI), 2900 Denali Street

December 28: Anchorage School District Education Center, 5530 East Northern Lights Boulevard


It is recommended that the following people get tested:

  • Anyone with even mild symptoms of COVID-19.
    • Symptoms may include: fever, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, chills, decreased appetite, loss of taste or smell, diarrhea, fatigue, headache, muscle/joint aches, nausea, rash, congestion or runny nose, sore throat, or phlegm.
    • People with symptoms should assume they have COVID-19 and isolate from others until test results are received.
  • All close contacts of people who tested positive for COVID-19.
    • A close contact is someone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for a total of 15 minutes or more within a 24-hour period.
    • Close contacts must complete a quarantine as recommended by health officials.
  • People involved in discrete COVID-19 outbreaks as identified by appropriate public health officials
  • Health care workers in hospitals and congregate living settings (regular testing to monitor)
  • Residents in congregate living settings (regular testing to monitor)
  • Frontline workers such as grocery and restaurant workers (regular testing to monitor)
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