Coronavirus testing // MDH 19

All Minnesotans may also take a free COVID-19 saliva test at-home. Those are available HERE.

Carver County Public Health is reopening a community COVID-19 testing site at the Lake Waconia Event Center.

Free testing will be available every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Limited appointments are available the week of October 25. Times are 2 to 6 p.m. on Monday, noon to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday.

You can find more info at

Carver County reported a total of 105 positive lab cases of COVID-19 on Oct. 16 and 17 with two hospital admittances.

The 7-day average of 55 new cases per day rivals April 2021 reporting. The current spike is the third-largest among county data.

What to know:

  • Free and open to anyone 2 years of age and older.
  • Self-administered saliva test.
  • Results typically available within 24 hours.
  • Testing available for symptomatic or non-symptomatic people.
  • All people need to wear a mask or cloth face covering inside the testing site.
  • No ID or insurance card required.