COVID-19 Updates

For more information on the College of Charleston’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit Back on the Bricks


New detailed information regarding pre-registration with MUSC available here.



MEDCare: 843-300-3355
Open Mon-Sun 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
1115 Savannah Highway
Charleston, SC 29407
No appointment or doctors order needed.
Will not include a doctor’s visit—this is a testing only site.
Rapid Antigen Test (results in 15 min) and PCR test (results in 2-3 days). Type of test determined at provider’s discretion
Cost can vary depending upon patient insurance

MEDcare Express Urgent Care:
West Ashley: 843-793-6093
Open Monday-Sunday 8:00 a.m. -8:00 p.m.
1850 Sam Rittenberg Blvd
Charleston, SC
A doctor’s visit is required but no appointment is necessary

North Charleston: 843-552-3629
Open Monday-Sunday 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
8720 Dorchester Rd
Charleston, SC
A doctor’s visit is required but no appointment is necessary

MEDcare provides: Rapid Antigen Test (results in 15-30 min) and PCR test (results in 3-5 days). Type of test determined at provider’s discretion
If symptomatic, the test is no charge through The Cares Act.
An insurance co-pay is required for the doctor visit.
Price without insurance is $125-175.00 depending upon test ordered
$125.00 and symptoms.

Near Campus

Access Healthcare: 843-853-8870

Monday-Sunday 8am-8pm; call ahead for scheduling appointments.  Additional $50 charge for any testing after 5pm M-F, and on all weekends and holidays.

Send-out LabCorp PCR, 2-3 day results (only available Monday-Friday, as the lab does not pick up over the weekends) $55

Rapid antigen tests, 15 min results $135

In-house PCR, 30 min results $235

Antibody testing, 30 min results $110

Access Urgent Care:
233 Calhoun St
Charleston, SC 29401
Every day, Monday-Sunday, 8:00am – 8:00pm; Also available After 8pm if call ahead before arrival.

Fetter Health Care: 843-722-4112
(After hours 843-727-2873 calls will be forwarded to an on-call provider)
Call ahead for scheduling
51 Nassau street
Charleston, SC 29403
SHS can assist with scheduling or students can visit:
If students have access to a car they can go to other testing sites off of the peninsula: 

Renew Medical and IV Spa: 843-800-8110
Open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sat-Sun 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Walk-ins are welcome, and membership is not required
442 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401
$50/visit charge
PCR send out 2 days for results
Additional fee may be required for test

Free Saliva Testing Kits are now available in all county health departments. Those interested may go to their local health department to receive a kit to take home. The kit provides instructions on collecting the saliva and includes an envelope to mail to the lab. Results generally will be returned within 48-72 hours after being mailed but may vary depending on mail time or volume of tests the lab receives. Please call your local health department first as there may be a limited supply of these kits.

Call the DHEC Care Line at 1-855-472-3432

COVID Testing Mailed to the Home

Mail-in test requested online:
May be no cost if patient symptomatic
Results in 3-4 days

Antibody test results not accepted

The health and wellness of every individual on campus is our top priority. In order to make our return to campus as safe as possible, we will work together to implement safety precautions and maintain healthy habits. We pledge to uphold CDC, SCDHEC and other governmental guidelines to protect the campus community. The College strongly encourages all member sof the campus community to review CDC and SCDHEC guidelines including the following. Details can be found on the CDC site and the SCDHEC site.

Visit the Back on the Bricks website for all COVID-19 related information.