COVID-19 Testing at APSU
In partnership with the Tennessee Department of Health, COVID-19 testing is being conducted on the campus of APSU, behind the Ard building, for faculty, staff and students, and members of their household above 11 years old, who meet specific conditions. Please seek out testing immediately if any of these conditions applies to you:
You are experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms, or
You have been in close contact (within 6 feet for 10 minutes or more) with someone with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis, or
You have been informed that you are a member of a group or team that is undergoing surveillance testing.
Covid testing at the ARD
7 a.m. - noon for eligible APSU students, faculty, and staff
7 a.m. - noon for ALL eligible students, faculty, and staff, and members of their household above 11 years old. It is recommended that everyone use this option whenever possible. Simply remain in your vehicle upon arrival and follow the signs. Results are usually available the next business day.
PCR testing methods are the standard at APSU. Boyd Health Services collects samples using this method for any APSU member who is symptomatic, who has been exposed to someone who is Covid-19 positive, or who is a member of one or our surveillance testing groups.
Montgomery County operations
COVID-19 Testing is being conducted behind the Ard Building located at the corner of College St. and University Ave.
Frequently Asked Questions
APSU Students, Staff and Faculty, and members of their household above 11 years old. who meet any of the three categories below:
- Currently experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19.
- If you are unvaccinated and you have been in close contact (within 6 feet for 10 minutes or more) with someone with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis
- You have been informed that you are a member of a group or team that is undergoing surveillance testing.
Anyone who wants a COVID-19 test and do not meet the three categories above are advised to contact the Montgomery County Health Department for up to date information regarding free COVID-19 testing.
Visit mcgtn.org/gov/covid19 for more information.
If you are currently experiencing severe or life threatening symptoms related to COVID-19, please contact 911 for medical assistance.
Those who have mild symptoms related to COVID-19 are asked to take the proper preventative measures to self quarantine.
Testing is only offered to students, staff and faculty of APSU, and members of their household above 11 years old. Any individual not affiliated with APSU, or 11 years old or younger, will be ask to seek testing at the Montgomery County Health Department.
As you wait for your test results, we ask that you continue to self-quarantine in your residence. Test results are usually available the next business day.
If you test positive for COVID-19 please continue to isolate yourself in residence and monitor your health. A member from the TN Department of Health will contact you for further instructions.