If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the hospital right away. Emergency warning signs include:

  • Having a hard time breathing or shortness of breath (more than what has been normal for you during pregnancy)
  • Ongoing pain or pressure in the chest
  • Suddent confusion
  • Being unable to respond to others
  • Blue lips or face

If you go to the hospital, try calling ahead to let them know you are coming so they can prepare.


What should I do If I think I have COVID-19?

Call 816-923-5800. Swope Health will offer COVID-19 testing to individuals who are experiencing symptoms of the disease that started within the last 14 days: cough, shortness of breath, headache, tiredness, muscle aches, or new loss of taste or smell.

Testing is available at Swope Health Central and Swope Health Wyandotte, 9:30 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday on a walk-in basis. Call 816-923-5800 to see if you qualify for drive- through or walk up testing.

Parameters by State


  • Any Kansas City, Missouri resident can make an appointment for any testing event.
  • Appointments available 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. by calling 311 (KC Health Department).
  • Call 311 by 5 p.m. the day before a testing to schedule an appointment.
  • Must be a KCMO, Jackson County or Clay County resident.
  • Symptoms or no symptoms.
  • Must be seven years or older.
  • Drive-through and LIMITED on-site testing available.


  • No appointment required
  • Will test individuals who are a resident of or worker in Wyandotte County who:
    • Are experiencing symptoms of the disease that started within the last 14 days: cough, fever, sore throat, headache, tiredness, shortness of breath, muscle aches, or new loss of taste or smell
    • Do not have symptoms but had close contact or exposure to someone with COVID-19 over the past 14 days
    • Do not have symptoms but are considered high-risk, including those with an underlying chronic disease or condition that can weaken the immune system, healthcare or daycare personnel, individuals older than age 65, and persons living with a disability
  • Drive-through or on-site testing available

Testing Locations

The Mid-America Regional Council provides this list of all COVID-19 testing in the metro area.

Day of Test

Call 816-923-5800 before arriving at any Swope Health Location

Swope Health Independence and Belton are designated as “well” patient sites only.