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Test Us Bank

Help the U.S. make new discoveries about COVID-19.

Brought to you by: the National Institutes of Health Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADxSM) initiative.

Test Us Bank aims to collect samples to store for future research about the virus that causes COVID-19 and related viruses.

What is Test Us Bank research about?

  • Researchers are collecting and storing samples from people who do and do not feel sick.
  • This collection and storage of samples is called a biorepository or biobank.
  • Samples collected from participants will be stored and shared with other scientists for COVID-19 research.
  • Scientists will use the samples in their research to make new discoveries about COVID-19 and to develop new tests, treatments, and vaccines.

How can people help?

  • Participants will provide samples: a standard COVID-19 test and up to four additional samples to store in a biobank.

  • Participants will be asked about their health and other relevant information.

Will participants get the test results?

  • Participants will take a standard COVID-19 test when we collect samples for Test us Bank. Participants will receive the results of the standard COVID-19 test usually within one week.

Are you interested in participating?

  • Please reach out to our partners below to see if there is an event near you.


University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School (Worcester, MA)

UMass Chan Medical School
55 Lake Ave North, Worcester MA 01655
508-856-TEST (8378)

University of Massachusetts Lowell (Lowell, MA)


Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)


Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Medicine

Access Community Health Network (adults - by appointment only)
Martin T. Russo Family Health Center
245 Gary Ave, Lower Level, Bloomingdale IL 60108


University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 52242


Morehouse School of Medicine
720 Westview Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
404 756-6684

Pediatrics Village P.C.
375 Highway 74 North
Peachtree City, GA 30269
Tel # 770- 487-1519
Office hours 8 AM-5 PM:
Mon, Tues. Wed. Fri.- 8AM-4 PM,
Thur- 11AM-7PM

By appointment only
Adults and kids

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