Surge Testing for Wisconsin

Community Surge Testing Report  |  Register for a Free Test

Free community rapid-results COVID-19 testing using the Abbott BinaxNOW antigen test is available in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Medical support is provided by eTrueNorth under contract with the federal government.

Read the open letter from UW System President Tommy Thompson on December 17, 2020 – UW System thanks the federal government for its support pdf

Community Surge Testing Report

This compilation of reported results from federally supported testing at University of Wisconsin System campus sites is published through Friday, May 21, 2021.

Register for a Free Test

Current locations for free community COVID-19 testing are listed on the registration webpage under Wisconsin.

To get tested, individuals register online or call 1-800-635-8611, and proceed to the testing site as directed.

Individuals do not have to be experiencing symptoms or be a close contact of someone with COVID-19 to get a test, nor do they need to live in the community where the testing site is located.


Surgeon General VADM Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, UW System President Tommy G. Thompson, and RADM Nancy Knight, MD launch surge testing at University of Wisconsin System campuses.