COVID-19 Testing

Inspire Diagnostics - Home | FacebookWe have partnered with Inspire Diagnostics to provide onsite COVID-19 testing for SMUSD staff, students, families, and volunteers with no out-of-pocket cost to the individual. 

Please register prior to arriving at the testing location:

Currently, turnaround time is 24-48 hours from the time the sample is received at the lab. Once the test results are ready, you will be notified via text or email to check the secure, online patient portal.

If you have questions regarding SMUSD's COVID-19 testing program, please email [email protected] or call 760-752-1247.

*Inspire Diagnostics accepts the reimbursed amount from the insurance company or, in the case of an uninsured individual, the federal program for uninsured persons (CARES Act) as payment for our services. There is no amount owed by you to Inspire Diagnostics. For more information, please visit Inspire Diagnostics.


SMUSD District Office • 255 Pico Ave • San Marcos, CA 92069
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. • Monday through Friday

*Testing days/times subject to change without notice


California State University-San Marcos
Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday, 9:00am to 4:00pm 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92078 (Parking Lot B on Craven Rd)
This is a walk-up location - no appointment necessary. Test results are sent promptly via email, many times within 24 hours. Please visit the
CSUSM website for more information. 
North Inland Live Well Center in Escondido
Tuesday through Saturday, 7:00am to 11:00am, 12:00pm to 4:00pm, and 5:00pm to 7:00pm
649 W. Mission Ave, Escondido, CA 92025
Appointments are highly recommended. Click here to make an appointment.

North Coastal Live Well Center in Oceanside
Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 11:00am, 12:00pm to 4:00pm, and 5:00pm to 7:00pm
3708 Ocean Ranch Blvd, Oceanside, CA 92056

Appointments are highly recommended. Click here to make an appointment. Days and times vary. Visit County website for updates.

North County Lifeline
Thursdays, 9:00am to 3:30pm
200 Michigan Ave, Vista, CA 92084
Appointments required. Click here to make an appointment.

TrueCare Wednesday, 1:00pm to 4:00pm 150 Valpreda Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069
By appointment only – call (760) 736-6767
Located next to Mobile Wellness Unit in parking lot.

*Testing locations and schedules are subject to change. Please visit 
COVID-19 Testing in San Diego County for updates and for additional testing locations outside of the area.
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