COVID-19 Testing

PCR Testing Options for SFPS Students

Symptomatic staff and students who have not provided evidence of COVID-19 vaccination are encouraged to get tested for COVID-19 with a PCR test (VAULT, Curative or Public Health Office testing site) and should remain in isolation until the results are available. A negative test result will discontinue the isolation and the student or staff member may be allowed to return to school provided that the symptoms do not interfere with the ability to work or learn at school. If an unvaccinated symptomatic person has had a known exposure to COVID-19, they must quarantine for the full 10 days regardless of a negative test.

Curative Testing Van walk-in (free)
Beginning 8/24, vans will be located at several Santa Fe locations:

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday: 8 am - 3 pm Corner of Old Santa Fe Trail and San Francisco St. Across from La Fonda
Wednesdays: Genoveva Chavez Community Center (GCCC) 8 am - 3 pm
Thursdays: GCCC 7 am - 2 pm
Saturday’s: Southside library 8 am - 3 pm

Christus St. Vincent Drive Through PCR Testing, 1910 Cerrillos Road (free)
Monday through Friday 9:00 - 3:00 with a provider referral
Note: Providers currently referring established patients to the Christus St. Vincent drive through PCR testing are listed below. They will review symptoms over the phone and refer for testing without an in-person visit on a case-by-case basis. You must already be an established patient for the telephone triage testing referral.

Arroyo Chamiso Pediatrics 913-4901
Entrada Contenta Pediatrics 913-3233
Southwest Care 955-9454
La Familia 982-4425
Aspen Medical Center 466-5885 (Note: Telemedicine appointments are typically scheduled for the next day and an insurance co-pay will be charged.)
Additional referral options are possible by speaking with a Christus St. Vincent Care Coordinator at 505-913-4256.


Department of Health Drive Through PCR Testing (free)
Santa Fe Fairgrounds, 3229 Rodeo Road; TUESDAY and THURSDAY 9:00 - 11:00
Register in advance at: https://cvtestreg.nmhealth.org/

Department of Health VAULT test kits (free)
Self collection of saliva samples
Order a kit at no cost at: learn.vaulthealth.com/nm/.

Local Urgent Care Clinics: Presbyterian Urgent Care, Entrada Contenta Urgent Care, Railyard Urgent Care, and other local urgent cares will see patients in person and conduct testing or make a referral; however, insurance co-pays and other costs may be involved.

Presbyterian Pediatrics Respiratory Clinic 257-4730 (free)
Established patients - will only refer for testing if symptoms have been present for 72 hours.

Note: CVS Minute Clinics in Santa Fe are no longer doing PCR testing. (PCR tests are available at CVS clinics in Albuquerque.) Rapid tests are not accepted per the Public Education Department.

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