During the ongoing pandemic, the tech giants are doing their best to provide technical support to people and the government to help combat this pandemic. In the same move, Apple has made another valuable contribution to pandemic relief efforts with the ability to easily search for coronavirus testing centers on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
Apple Maps has started showing COVID-19 testing sites across the United States. This service is available in over 50 states and is Puerto Rico where people can use Apple’s default navigation app to quickly find a place to get tested for coronavirus. Testing sites being displayed on Apple Maps includes hospital, urgent care clinic, pharmacy, and dedicated testing sites.
This facility is available in a new “COVID-19 Testing” search category which the company has prioritized alongside other essentials like groceries and healthcare. For health office or organizations, the company also allow them to add their testing facility to Apple Maps so that people can easily find and reach them. If you’d like to add your health office/organization to the list of COVID-19 testing centers, visit this link. Apart from testing, there is a platform for online therapy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How to find COVID-19 testing locations on the iPhone, iPad, and Mac on Apple Maps
In case, if you don’t know how to find COVID-19 testing locations on Apple Maps using your iPhone, iPad, and Mac here’s a step-by-step process to guide you.
Step 1: Open Apple Maps on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac.
Step 2: Tap the search bar.
Step 3: Tap the “COVID-19 Testing” option under the “Search Nearby” section.
Step 4: Choose your nearby testing location to see more details.
In this way, you can find your nearest COVID-19 testing site and get yourself checked if you find any symptoms of this virus in you.
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