COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine/Booster Clinics

COVID-19 Vaccine/Booster Clinics


DHEC's guidance for COVID-19 vaccination can be found on the agency's website. Online appointments can be made by using scdhec .gov/vaxlocator or you can call DHEC's COVID-19 Vaccine Information Line at 1.866.365.8110 for help.

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is also holding vaccination clinics at the following locations. Appointments can be made at

MUSC Health - Ashley River Tower (0.8 miles from campus)
25 Courtenay Dr.
Charleston SC 29425

MUSC Vaccine Peninsula (the old DMV; 1.8 miles from campus)

180 Lockwood Blvd
Charleston SC 29403

MUSC North Charleston Mall Drive (8.8 miles from campus)
2401 Mall Drive
North Charleston SC 29406


COVID-19 Testing

There will not be mandatory surveillance testing for the general student body during fall 2022. Specific student groups may be required to test, and details will be communicated to those groups.   

Free test kits are available for students through Student Health Services and for employees through the Office of Human Resources.

Note: Please check with the testing provider or location listed below to confirm their holiday schedule

For a list of testing locations in South Carolina, please visit SC DHEC’s website.


Name Phone Address Hours Details
Access Healthcare 843.853.8870 235 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Monday- Friday
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
After hours by appointment

Type of test(s): PCR, Rapid antigen, Rapid PCR

Appt required: Yes (call ahead)

Cost: Send-out PCR - $55 during regular hours. Rapid Antigen - $135.  Rapid PCR - $335. After hours and weekends - $55 charge

Results in: 2-3 days for send-out, 15 minutes for rapid

CVS 843.720.8523 59 George Street
Charleston, SC

Type of test(s): PCR, NAAT, Rapid PCR

Appt required: Yes

Results in: 1-2 days for PCR and NAAT, within hours for rapid PCR

Dottie’s Pharmacy 843.501.9500. 5 Folly Road, Charleston, SC –James Island Roper Building near Duke’s BBQ — past Folly and Maybank Drive-up testing Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Type of test(s): Rapid Test or Send-out PCR

Appt required: No

Cost: $75 for rapid test and $150 for PCR
Results in: Rapid within 15 minutes, Send-out PCR results within 48-72 hours

How to access: Complete form at call 

Holy City Med 843.465.9248 2039 Savannah Highway
Charleston, SC 29407
8 a.m.-8 p.m. 
8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Type of test(s): PCR, Rapid antigen

Appt required: Yes 

Cost: $100 for rapid tests and PCR send outs

Results in: Rapid test within 20 minutes, sendouts in 3-5 days

MEDcare Express Urgent Care: West Ashley 843.793.6093 1850 Sam Rittenberg Blvd
Charleston, SC 29407
8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Type of test(s): PCR, Rapid antigen

Appt required: No

Cost: Depends on insurance coverage. PCR or Rapid Antigen – $195.

Results in: All results within 3 days

MEDcare Express Urgent Care: North Charleston 843.552.3629 8720 Dorchester Rd
North Charleston, SC 29420
8 a.m. -8 p.m.

Type of test(s): PCR, Rapid antigen

Appt required: No

Cost: Depends on insurance coverage. PCR or Rapid Antigen – $195.

Results in: All results within 3 days, will call patient if positive.

MUSC Testing 62 Bee Street, Charleston, S.C.
See website for details

Type of test(s): PCR – standard and rapid

Appt required: Yes. Go to the MUSC website to schedule an appointment

Cost: Will bill patients – any insurances will cover the cost in full, patients without insurance will be billed at self-pay price. See website for more details.

Premier Medical 843.405.8833

5880 Rivers Avenue North Charleston, SC 29406


354 Folly Road James Island, SC 29412
Monday - Saturday    8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Type of test(s): PCR
Appt required: No
Cost: Will depend on insurance coverage and if a provider appointment is required
Results in: 1-2 hours (rapid antigen) or 2-3 days for PCR
How to access: Visit to access the required paperwork.