Current Testing Sites and Hours

Penn Cares Testing Site Update

Houston Hall and the Tent at Du Bois are permanently closed for all Penn Cares COVID-19 testing. 

All University testing will now be done at our new Penn Cares testing site, located at 3734 Spruce Street.

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University Screening, Symptomatic, and Red Pass Testing

3734 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Monday - Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Closed on Saturday and Sunday

  • Be sure to bring your Penn Card and your completed daily PennOpen Pass.
  • Testing is saliva-based for screening purposes of asymptomatic individuals.
  • Testing is nasal swab-based for symptomatic, close contact, and Red Pass.
  • ADA accessible. 

Red Pass Management of Symptoms and Close Contacts

When you enroll in PennOpen Pass and report symptoms or recent contact with someone who may have COVID-19, you get a Red PennOpen Pass. Answer the additional questions, and read and follow the instructions on your Red Pass carefully. In addition:

  • Self-isolate at home and do not go to work/class in-person.
  • Stay home, wear a face covering, and avoid contact with others - including those you live with.
  • Contact your manager or Public Health and Wellbeing staff (if you are a student) to let them know about your absence from work or class.
  • Seek care and advice from one of the following clinical team(s): Occupational Medicine, your primary care provider, or Public Health and Wellbeing. If you would like to speak to a Penn Medicine clinician to discuss your situation, please call the PennOpen Pass call center 215-573-6355.