No-Cost COVID-19 Testing Available
Testing is available to all community residents and Tri-C students, faculty and staff.
Testing appointments can be made at the Care Alliance Central Clinic by calling 216-535-9100 and choose option #6 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.). A government-issued ID (with your name, address and photo), phone number, social security number and insurance card (if applicable) are required for testing.
Things You Need to Know
- Bring a valid photo ID with current address (driver’s license, state issued or military ID)
- Provide a current phone number
- Provide Social Security number
- Provide an insurance card if you have coverage so that Care Alliance can bill your insurance, which, if applicable, covers the cost of the test. If unsure about insurance, check with your provider.
- If you don’t have insurance (or your insurance doesn’t cover the test), you will be tested at no cost.
Testing Provider and Location
Care Alliance Central Clinic
2916 Central Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115
Test results are communicated to individuals by phone within approximately one week. Reporting could take longer during periods of high-volume testing.
Frequently Asked Questions
For additional clarification or for other questions, please call Care Alliance at 216-535-9100 and choose option #6 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.) or email firstname.lastname@example.org (if you send an email, only include your name and phone number with your question).
Is there walk-up testing?
Individuals can call the Care Alliance Central Clinic to schedule an appointment at their location, located at 2916 Central Ave. in Cleveland.
Will test results show up on My Chart?
For Cleveland Clinic patients, the answer is yes.
Will you contact me with results, negative or positive?
Yes, we let all patients know their results.
What happens if I do not hear from you within a week?
All results should be communicated to patients within a week, but if you do not hear from us, please call 216-535-9100 and choose option #6 or email email@example.com (if you send an email, only include your name and phone number with your question). Results may take longer during periods of high-volume testing.
Can I get tested if I do not have insurance?
Yes. Please bring required forms of identification (government-issued ID and social security number).
About the Partnership
This collaboration between Cuyahoga Community College and Care Alliance Health Center provides COVID-19 testing to all community residents and Tri-C students, faculty and staff, regardless of their symptom status, insurance status or ability to pay.
For Tri-C, this COVID-19 testing partnership is the latest step toward ensuring the safety and well-being of the entire College community. It is in accordance with Gov. Mike DeWine’s Responsible Restart Ohio Guidance for COVID-19 Testing at Institutions of Higher Education.
Care Alliance Health Center is a valued community partner with an established history of providing diagnoses and testing in accordance with U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ohio Department of Health and Cuyahoga County Board of Health requirements.