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Tri-County Technical College

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) is offering COVID-19 testing on Tri-County’s Pendleton Campus. Testing is free and open to the community. Below are details regarding testing.



Free COVID-19 testing provided by SC DHEC.

The test will be administered via oral swab and shallow nasal swab with results typically returned within 48-72 hours.


915 S. Mechanic Street
Pendleton, SC 29670

Enter the parking lot near Dollar General.

Exit through the main Mechanic Street entrance.


9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. To register for a COVID-19 test at Tri-County’s Pendleton Campus, visit the SC DHEC website at

To view other SC DHEC COVID-19 testing sites, visit

 If you have general questions about COVID-19, please call the SC DHEC Care Line at 1-855-472-3432. Calls are answered between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Messages left after hours and on Saturdays and Sundays will be returned.