You’ve probably heard a lot about coronavirus testing recently. If you are concerned you have COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone who has it and you want to be tested, contact your health care provider, local pharmacy, or local health department. The FDA has been working around the clock to increase the availability of critical medical products, including tests for the coronavirus, to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about the different types of tests and the steps involved.

This chart may help you better understand the COVID-19 testing process.