Free COVID Testing Being Offered at UIWSOM

November 18, 2020

Front of School of Osteopathic Medicine BuildingSan Antonio – The University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) is hosting a free COVID-19 testing site for the public as well as for UIW students, faculty and staff from now until Nov. 30, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Curative, Inc testing kiosk is located on the UIWSOM campus at 7615 Kennedy Hill Drive, behind Building 2. Signs are posted providing directions to the testing site.

COVID-19 tests will be provided for free, however, individuals are asked to make an appointment at Curative's website. Walk-up testing will also be available. The tests are oral cheek swab tests and results will be available within 36-48 hours. The test is a self-performed saliva test, authorized by the FDA for emergency use, to provide surveillance testing for general asymptomatic populations.

Anyone already experiencing COVID-19 symptoms is asked to contact your physician and, if recommended by your physician, arrange for testing at a location that minimizes the risk of exposure to others.

The free COVID-19 testing site located at the UIWSOM is currently the only free testing site located on the South Side of San Antonio.