Local COVID-19 Rapid Testing & Vaccination

Local COVID-19 Rapid Testing Options

Michigan Welcome Center
On I-94 E, Mile #0 in New Buffalo, Michigan

  • Open 10 a.m.–5 p.m. daily
  • Rapid, antigen testing offered, free of charge

CVS Pharmacy
2506 Niles Ave, St. Joseph, Michigan 

  • Appointments must be made online
  • Open 8 a.m.–10 p.m. daily
  • No-cost daily testing at their pharmacy, without a doctor’s order
  • Testing not available for children under 10 years of age, and individuals 16 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please bring driver’s license and insurance card if you have one

Physicians Immediate Care (South Bend & Mishawaka, Indiana)
505 Cleveland Road, Mishawaka (M–F, 8 a.m.–8 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m.–4 p.m.) link or
1245 E Ireland Road, Unit B, South Bend (M–F, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.) link

  • You must reserve your time by making an appointment online
  • Appointment slots become available on the morning of testing days and fill up quickly
  • This urgent care center provides the Abbott ID Now Rapid COVID-19 test and will generate results the same day
  • Everyone is eligible for testing with or without symptoms

1803 M-139 (Fairplain Plaza), Benton Harbor, Michigan

  • Open 8 a.m.–8 p.m. daily
  • To get tested with either method at MedExpress, you need to go to the center and then call 269-934-8550. Wait times will be determined by the number of patients seeking urgent care treatment and the number seeking COVID-19 testing. 
  • This site provides two types of nasal swab testing for COVID-19, including a rapid antigen test with same-day results processed at their office (cost for the rapid antigen testing is $189). MedExpress also offers a diagnostic test that is sent to a lab for processing that generates results typically within three days (cost for the diagnostic test is $139). If you have symptoms of COVID-19 and get a negative rapid antigen test, you will be tested again with a diagnostic test. When you arrive, they will let you know which tests are available.
  • Click here for additional FAQs, including further COVID-19 test details

Hope Community Church
2390 Lake Street, Niles, Michigan

  • Monday & Wednesday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Thursday, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • Please make an appointment by calling 888-535-6136 and selecting “1” or go online
  • Rapid antigen testing available—results are given within 15 minutes
  • No doctor's order or insurance is needed, and everyone is eligible for testing with or without symptoms
  • No cost to you
  • The test uses a saliva collection method with your spit, but they also have the nasopharyngeal test. Maintain good hydration pretest and 24 hours prior avoid caffeine, alcohol, sugary and spicy foods. Thirty minutes prior to testing do not eat, drink or chew gum.
  • To get results, email covid19help@honumg.com or call toll-free at 877-878-7740

Local COVID-19 Vaccination Options

Rite Aid
612 Saint Joseph Ave, Berrien Springs (10-minute walk from campus)

Spectrum Health Lakeland

  • A new online self-scheduling calendar is available for those eligible and interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine through Spectrum Health Lakeland.
  • View open appointments, choose a time and date that works best for you, and register your information.
  • Appointments are available as first-come, first-served.
  • Check back to the webpage regularly to view open appointment slots.
  • If you do not have internet access and would like assistance scheduling an appointment with Spectrum Health Lakeland, please call 269-927-5100.

InterCare Community Health Network
800 M-139, Benton Harbor, Michigan

  • Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. without an appointment for anyone 12 years old and up.

InterCare Community Health Network
6270 W Main Street, Eau Claire, Michigan

  • Monday–Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. without an appointment for anyone 12 years old and up. For questions, call 855-869-6900.

Meijer Pharmacy
Complete the registration process online.

Walgreens Pharmacy
Complete an eligibility screening and find a COVID-19 vaccine appointment.

Many other area pharmacies as well as primary care physicians are also offering the COVID-19 vaccine. Please call your local pharmacy or local doctor to inquire about vaccine availability.