City of Independence, Missouri

COVID-19 Testing in the City of Independence

The City of Independence is committed to supporting the local, regional and state efforts to provide adequate testing in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.Please find information below on local and regional COVID-19 testing options.

Providing local tests

The City of Independence, in collaboration with the Mid-America Regional Council, provided free, saliva-based testing in January, February and March of 2021.

This was the second round of testing in Independence. Previously, the City requested nearly $1 million in CARES Act funding to increase testing across Independence. Over an eight week period, the City provided nearly 8,000 free, saliva-based COVID-19 tests to the region. 

Looking for regional testing options?

Visit the Jackson County Health Department Calendar of Events here:

Jackson County Health Department Calendar

You can also find other testing options in the Kansas City Metro area on the website here:

Prepare Metro KC Testing Dashboard

Need to find testing options for children as young as 2-months old? Learn more below about testing through Children's Mercy. 

Children's Mercy Testing Information


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