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COVID-19 Updates

Stay Safe. Stay Calm. Sail On, Proas.

The Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force and the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation, in partnership with the Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services, will be conducting free COVID-19 antigen drive-thru testing for community members on Saipan starting Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. Testing will be conducted via drive-thru only, and walk-ups will not be accepted. Testing timeframe is subject to the availability of testing supplies.

The DFEMS community-based testing initiative is strictly for surveillance purposes. No registration is needed. All ages can be tested.

For DFEMS antigen drive-thru testing, bring a physical identification documentation (ID) with the participant’s full name and date of birth. A phone number may be requested for contact tracing purposes. 

Below are the COVID-19 antigen drive-thru testing dates on Saipan:

  • Kagman Fire Station
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Garapan Fire Station
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Susupe Fire Station
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

COVID-19 antigen test results will be available within 15-30 minutes, and results from the DFEMS community-based testing does not come with official test result documentation, as this community-based testing is focused on COVID-19 surveillance purposes. Thus, the surveillance testing is not recommended for travel (for travel testing information, visit

Please see the attached release for more information.