The Anoka Armory and Stillwater Armory now offer free, “no barrier” COVID-19 testing.

Saliva testing at the Anoka Armory, 408 Main St. E., and the Stillwater Armory, 350 Maryknoll Dr N., were announced as two new testing sights for COVID-19.

Testing at the Anoka location is available noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 16-20, and Nov. 23-24. Testing at the Stillwater location is available from noon to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 23-24, with more dates available in the future.

If you are being tested, you should not chew gum, eat, drink or smoke for 30 minutes prior to testing. Bring a smartphone (if you don’t have a smartphone, one will be provided), and if you have health insurance, bring your insurance card with you. The cost of the test will be covered 100%, whether or not you have insurance, but if you have insurance, the state may ask your insurance company to help pay for your test. Results will be emailed within 24-48 hours. If you don’t have an email, you’ll get a call at the phone number you provide.

Signing up for an appointment keeps wait times shorter and ensures space is available. Sign up by visiting and selecting the Anoka Armory or Stillwater Armory tab.

Visit for more information on testing options.

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