Here’s Where to Get a COVID Test Without Waiting for Hours

The COVID testing process in the city has technically never been more accessible — there are hundreds of free city testing sites across the five boroughs, along with urgent-care facilities.

But functionally, it’s still a mess: Blocks-long lines have become so commonplace that New Yorkers have begun to game the system by using TaskRabbits to hold their spots, hiring doctors to come to their homes, or simply cutting.

The cleverest among us have discovered less-dubious hacks to shorten the wait times. Some of their tips, below.

The line to enter the CityMD in Flatbush on November 23. Photo: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images The COVID testing process in the city has technically never been more accessible — there are hundreds of free city testing sites across the five boroughs, along with urgent-care facilities. But functionally, it’s […]

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