Contact: Sarah Granquist

Phone: (518) 891-4471



Notice to Public

March 21, 2022

COVID-19 Testing Options in Franklin County


Testing for COVID-19 is an essential tool to slow the spread of the disease.  Get tested when you’re preparing to travel, think you’ve been exposed, feel sick or have symptoms, or just want peace of mind.  It’s important to know for sure so you don’t pass COVID-19 on to others.

Testing sites:

  • Adirondack Health

    Contact - 518 897-2462 or
    Type: PCR
    Cost: $80 without insurance or testing order.
    Results typically available within 48 hours.

  • Alice Hyde Medical Center

    Contact: 518 483-3000 or
    Type: PCR
    Cost: A physician's order is required for all COVID tests. All patients appearing for COVID testing should bring their insurance card with them to their appointment. Insurance will be billed at the time of testing.
    Results typically available within 48-72 hours.

  • Kinney Drug Store

    Malone (3400 State Route 11) 518 483-4110, Saranac Lake 518 891-3132 or  
    Type: PCR 
    Cost: Free
    Results within 2-3 days.  

  • Mountain Medical Urgent Care

    Malone 518 521-3322, Saranac Lake 518 897-1000 or
    Type: PCR and Rapid Cost: Insurance will be billed, price varies by test for uninsured. For travel or event testing - $130 for PCR Rapid or $100 for Rapid Antigen. Results by the end of the day.   

  • Walgreens

    Malone 518 483-9090 or
    Type: PCR and Rapid
    Cost: Free
    Results for PCR within 48 hours/Rapid within 2 hours.  

At-home test kits are now available online and at retail stores and pharmacies.

It is important to report a positive COVID-19 result to your local health department. Franklin County residents can report their positive at-home/over the counter test results here:

Anyone testing positive with an at-home test should also report their results to their healthcare provider to determine if further evaluation and/or treatment is necessary.