Existing Patient Testing at the Hospital/Clinics COVID-19 Community Testing Center
  1. Parents or guardians of current St. Christopher’s patients should call their medical provider and discuss their child’s symptoms and exposures.
  2. If your St. Christopher’s provider recommends a COVID-19 test, they can guide you to an appointment. Or, they may have testing available at their office.
  3. Or, your provider may recommend that you be tested at our COVID-19 Community Testing Center. Visit the Web Portal to register and schedule an appointment.

Pre-procedure Testing: All children being admitted for surgery or outpatient procedure will be tested for COVID-19 prior to or upon admission. Your child’s care team will give you instructions and order the COVID-19 test specifically for your child’s needs and determine if any additional screening or testing is needed.

In partnership with the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Health, St. Christopher’s offers community testing in the Apple Pavilion or adjacent drive through in the parking garage, first floor.

The testing site is located at:
160 East Erie Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19134

  • Testing is available for individuals of all ages -pediatric through adult.
  • You do not need to have symptoms or a doctor’s referral. 
  • Visit the Web Portal to register and schedule an appointment.
  •  There are also limited open testing time slots when no appointment is necessary. 
  •  Please see our FAQ page for all the details.

Tower Health COVID-19 Testing, Antibody Testing, and Testing Sites

Testing services are also available in Tower Health’s Urgent Care locations. These sites provide simple access to testing while keeping those with respiratory illness out of the hospitals and physician offices.