CLIA-Certified Laboratory (ID 05D2191785)

Find out whether you have COVID-19


Test for an active SARS-CoV-2 infection at one of our convenient drive-through centers. Collect a nasal sample yourself under the guidance of our clinical staff. Receive  digital results next-day (standard) or upgrade to same-day results (express).

RT-PCR test detects viral RNA

Gentle lower nasal swab

Drive-through test for safety and convenience


Insert less than 1 inch to

collect sample

Nasal Swab


Specimen Bag

Collection Tube

$0 out-of-pocket payment with

any health insurance provider**

Timely test results

Easy self-collection

Covered by insurance, or through the Uninsured Program

Get standard next-day results or upgrade to our Express service for same-day (12 hour) results.

You'll collect a nasal sample from the front of your nose using a shallow swabbing technique for maximum comfort.

Standard test is free ($0 copay) with any health insurance. Just add your insurance plan when you register. 



Test Type

Sample Collection

Result Timeline*

Insurance Coverage



Lower nasal swab

Same-day result

Not covered



Lower nasal swab

Next-day result


$0 co-pay***



Book appointment

Complete the online health survey and registration form, then book your appointment. Choose a Standard test for next-day results or upgrade to Express for same-day results. No referral needed.



Drive-through test

On appointment day, come to the drive-through center and show your photo ID. Our clinical staff will guide you through the easy self-collection nasal swab. Families can test together in the same car.


Receive digital results

We analyze your sample in our CLIA-certified lab and send you digital results via email. You'll get a report stating whether the SARS-CoV-2 virus was "Detected" or "Not Detected" in your sample.


West Sacramento, CA

Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat & Sun 8am-12pm

3410 Industrial Blvd Suite 103,

West Sacramento, CA 95691

         Drive-through center

         Standard Tests (next-day result)

         Express Tests (same-day result)

Petaluma, CA

Sat & Sun 9am-2pm, Mon 8am-1pm

625 2nd St #201,

Petaluma, CA 94952

         Drive-through center

         Standard Tests (next-day result)

         Express Tests (same-day result)

FDA EUA Fact Sheet for ScienCell RT-PCR Test

*Express Appointment (Same-Day Result): Test results will be sent within 12 hours of the time we receive your nasal sample. Standard Appointment (Next-Day Result): Test results will be sent by 11:59 PM the day after we receive your nasal sample.

**We accept all forms of health insurance. Health isurance providers should cover 100% of the cost of the test. Under the CARES Act, health

insurance providers are required to cover the cost of in-network or out-of-network COVID-19 testing for their insured members. Review the CARES Act here for more information on insurance provider responsibilities. Molecular Matrix Diagnostics is considered an out-of-network provider. Check with your health insurance provider for more information on COVID-19 test expense coverage. Molecular Matrix will never bill you if your insurance provider doesn't cover your test.

***The Standard turnaround test is free to you if you have health insurance ($0 co-pay). If you do not have health insurance or choose to pay out-of pocket, the Standard test costs $192.50. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Email us to request an instant discount for out-of-pocket debit/credit payments only (not applicable to Standard tests covered by insurance or Express tests).