Testing Sites

  • Every Wednesday in October, FREE COVID-19 testing clinics will be held at the Columbia County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Click the image below to see the full sized flyer.


    Uninsured and need help getting coverage?

    Doing an at home test? We encourage anyone using an at home test to also follow-up with a PCR test


    All clinics request that you call ahead. 



    OHSU’s updated COVID-19 testing guidelines are based on Oregon Health Authority and CDC recommendations. Please check OHSU's website→ for updates.

    Scappoose Clinic: Crossroads Plaza, 51377 SW Old Portland Rd Unit C, Scappoose, OR 97056

    • PCR test
    • Symptomatic patients only
    • Monday-Saturday by appointment only
    • OHP and other insurance- call to verify
    • (503) 418-4222 
    • Website→

    Fred Meyer Pharmacy

    51501 Columbia River Hwy, Scappoose, OR 97056

    • Rapid Antibody Test, Voucher for COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit Nasal Swab with Observation, Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Self Test Kit
    • by appointment or walk-up 
    • Visit Fred Meyer Pharmacy COVID-19 Testing Webpage for more information


    Columbia Health Services

    Rainier and Sacagawea are following OHA and CDC protocol for prioritizing testing with our limited supply.

    Sacagawea Health Center

    1060 Eisenschmidt lane in St. Helens, 503-366-7645

    • PCR tests
    • Symptomatic patients only
    • Monday-Friday by appointment 
    • OHP and other insurance- call to verify
    • (503) 397-4651 
    • Website→

    Legacy Urgent Care-St Helens 

    475 S Columbia River Hwy #105, St Helens, OR 97051

    Legacy St. Helens Medical Group

    475 Columbia River Hwy #100, St. Helens, OR 97051

    • Rapid antigen test
    • current patients only
    • by appointment 
    • Symptomatic persons only; for pre-surgery or asymptomatic person exposed to confirmed case referral is made to Portland Legacy drive-thru testing site; no travel testing at drive thru site. For more information visit Legacy COVID-19 Testing Webpage.
    • OHP and other insurance- call to verify
    • (503) 397-0471 
    • Legacy COVID-19 Testing Information→
    • Website→

    Safeway Pharmacy - St. Helens

    795 Lower Columbia River Hwy, St. Helens, OR 97051

    • BinaxNOW self-test available 
    • test is available for symptomatic patients only
    • Visit Safeway Pharmacy webpage for more information

    Walgreens Pharmacy - St. Helens

    175 S.Columbia River Hwy, St. Helens, OR 97051

    • PCR tests
    • Drive-thru - appointment required
    • Lab results vary from 2-7 days
    • testing available for travel and return to work requirements
    • For more information or to schedule an appointment visit Walgreens Pharmacy COVID-19 Testing webpage


    Rainier Health Center

     28168 Old Rainier Rd. In Rainier, 503-556-2178

    • PCR tests
    • Symptomatic persons only
    • Monday-Friday by appointment 
    • OHP and other insurance- call to verify
    • (503) 397-4651 
    • Website→


    Community Health Center-Clatskanie

    401 Bel Air Dr, Clatskanie, OR 97016

    • PCR test
    • current patients only
    • symptomatic patients only
    • by appointment only
    • OHP and other insurance- call to verify
    • (503) 728-5088 
    • Website→


    Adventist Health-Vernonia

    1005 Cougar St, Vernonia, OR 97064

    • PCR
    • Symptomatic persons only
    • by appointment or walk-up
    • OHP and other insurance- call to verify
    • (503) 429-1953 
    • Website→


    Kaiser Permanente 

    OHSU Health Community Site (Portland Expo Center)

    12060 N. Marine Drive (enter from North Expo Road), Portland, OR 97217

    • This is a drive-through site
    • Monday to Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
    • Thursday and Friday: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Make an appointment  online; or call (833) 647-8222, weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center

    1615 Delaware St, Longview, WA 98632

    • Tests limited to certain patients, referral for test required, appointment for test NOT required
    • (360) 414-2000
    • Website→

    Oregon Health Authority Testing Site Locator:



    After Testing Guide


    Multnomah, Clackamas, Columbia and Washington County worked together to put together a comprehensive guide to help people who have been tested for COVID-19.

    The document includes information on isolation and quarantine, what you can and can't do, how to tell close contacts you tested positive, telling your employer, ways to manage respiratory symptoms at home, how to stop the spread of germs, using a face covering properly and more.

    After Testing Guide (handbook)EnglishSpanish
    COVID Testing Event Resource (flyer)EnglishSpanish
    One-Sheet Summary After Testing GuideEnglish


    Don't have health insurance? Find out if you qualify for Oregon Health Plan→

    You can apply for Oregon Health Plan online→.

    If you need help, please contact the Language Access Services program coordinator one of these ways:

    Web:  www.oregon.gov/OHA/OEI

    Email: Languageaccess.info@state.or.us

    Phone: 1-844-882-7889, 711 TTY

    Access Services in additional languages→

    Contact your local clinic for assistance with signing up for health insurance

    Community Health Center of Clatskanie

    401 Bel Air Dr, Clatskanie, OR 97016

    • Phone: 503-728-5088
    • Call to schedule an appt or stop by the office

    Columbia Community Mental Health

    58646 McNulty Way, St Helens, OR 97051

    • Phone:503-397-5211
    • Call to schedule appt
    • Clinic Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

    Columbia Health Services

    2370 Gable Rd, St Helens, OR 97051

    • Phone: 503-397-4651 x 2005
    • Mon-Thurs, by appointment only

    OHSU Family Medicine at Scappoose

    Crossroads Plaza, 51377 SW Old Portland Rd Unit C, Scappoose, OR 97056

    • Phone: 503-418-4222
    • By appointment only
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General Information
Michael Paul
Phone Numbers
General Public Health Inquiries and 24-hour Emergency Contact: 503-397-7247
Fax: 888-204-8568
Emergencies: Dial 911
230 Strand St.
Columbia County Courthouse Annex
St. Helens,

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00