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COVID-19 Testing

The Latest Information on COVID-19 Testing at BCH

COVID-19 Testing at BCH Lab Locations

Urgent Care COVID Testing: 8am - 8pm Every Day

COVID-19 Testing at BCH Lab Locations

As of September 13, 2021, BCH is offering COVID-19 testing at all three BCH lab locations by appointment only. Turnaround time for testing is 48 hours. Testing is available by appointment during normal business hours at the following lab locations:

Foothills Hospital (4747 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder)
Hours: Mon. – Fri., 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sun., 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Community Medical Center (1000 W. South Boulder Rd., Lafayette)
Hours: Mon. – Fri., 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat: 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Erie Medical Center (101 Erie Parkway, Erie)
Phone: 303-415-5811
Hours: Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sat: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Instructions for self-referral testing:

  • Please call 303-415-4285 to schedule an appointment and request a self-referral COVID test.
  • The laboratory will then work with you to get you on our testing schedule.
  • You will then be instructed to go to either Foothills, Erie or CMC lab during your scheduled visit.
  • You'll also be instructed to call the registration line (303-415-8190) when you arrive and inform that you are there for a community COVID collection.
  • You'll then be given instructions on getting the test.
  • Self-pay cost is $100.

BCH Urgent Care Center COVID-19 Testing

Superior Urgent Care will be closed until further notice. Please contact Erie UC at 303-415-5810 or Gunbarrel UC at 303-415-5199. We apologize for the inconvenience.

All Urgent Care drive-up testing requires a video visit prior to testing for
symptomatic or close contact exposure.

  • COVID testing at BCH Urgent Care Centers is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (excluding Superior Urgent Care)
  • Please call one of our BCH Urgent Care locations in Erie (303-415-5810), Gunbarrel (303-415-5199) to directly schedule a virtual visit
  • If the nurse practitioner recommends swab testing, patients can schedule a drive-up appointment

Types of Tests Offered at our Urgent Care Centers:

  • COVID/Flu Test
  • Swab Test (PCR)

Who can be tested at our Urgent Care Centers:

  • Those who are symptomatic
  • Those who have been exposed to a COVID-19 positive individual

Please call to schedule a tele-health video visit prior to 5:30 pm. Availability to schedule telehealth same day may not be available after 5:30 p.m.

*Patient charges will include an Urgent Care virtual visit charge in addition to any testing fees.

Note: Asyptomatic or traveling patients will be referred to the laboratory for testing and are responsible for the $100.00
self-pay fee.

Click here for additional information on BCH COVID testing, including Self-Referrals and types of tests

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Important Information

Boulder Community Health is following current guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that call for patients and visitors to continue wearing masks at Foothills Hospital and all BCH patient-care facilities.

People 12 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. For updated Vaccine Clinic hours and general vaccine info, please visit our vaccine page.