COVID-19 Testing

Hoag Urgent Care

If you are seeking a test for COVID because you are experiencing symptoms or for other reasons such as an exposure, you can schedule a reservation at one of our 14 Hoag Urgent Care locations throughout Orange County by making an online reservation for an in-person or telehealth visit. 

If you are experiencing respiratory symptoms such as shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, it is important to contact your medical provider immediately.

If your symptoms are severe and you are having a medical emergency, go to the nearest Emergency Department or call 911.

Alternative Testing Sites

Information on alternative testing sites throughout Orange County can be accessed at

 Pre-Operative or Pre-Procedure Testing

If your physician has ordered COVID testing in advance of surgery or a procedure at a Hoag Hospital facility, you can schedule your testing appointment at

Your COVID test must be performed 1-5 days in advance of your surgery. Your physician will direct you on when to be tested.  You will be asked to quarantine yourself after your test until the time of your surgery or procedure. If you do not quarantine, you may need to be retested and your surgery or procedure may need to be rescheduled.

Testing appointments are available at the following locations:

Hoag Health Center Irvine – Outpatient Laboratory
16305 Sand Canyon Ave., Suite 270
Irvine, CA 92618
            Monday – Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
            Saturday: Closed
            Sunday*: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
(*COVID testing only. No blood draw).

Newport Beach
Hoag Health Center Newport Beach – Outpatient Laboratory
510 Superior Ave., Suite 110
Newport Beach, CA 92663
            Monday – Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
            Saturday: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
            Sunday: Closed

For Referring Physicians

Pre-Op/Pre-Procedure COVID Testing Order Form

There are three available options for submitting an order form:

  1. Print and complete the order form for the patient. Patient will be required to bring the form with them to their appointment.
  2. Print and complete the order form and FAX it to Hoag Outpatient Lab: 949-764-5655.
  3. Enter the order electronically through EPIC or HIE integrated EMR.

Currently, Hoag Outpatient Lab is only offering antigen testing.