Waze & COVID-19 updates

Use Waze to navigate to places that offer services which may be relevant during COVID-19.

Note: Some of these options are only available in a limited number of regions.

 

Search for COVID-19 testing centers

Use Waze to find locations where COVID-19 testing is offered.

  1. Open Waze, then tap Search
  2. In the search bar  , type a phrase like ‘COVID-19' or 'coronavirus', then tap Search or the magnifying glass icon, depending on your keyboard
  3. In the list of test centers that appear, tap one to see its location on the map
  4. Tap Go to start navigating

Note: This search option is only available in Canada, Indonesia, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Philippines, Poland, Venezuela and the US.

 

Search for parking for essential workers

Use Waze to find discounted parking for essential workers.

Note: This search option is only available in the US.
  1. Open Waze and then tap Search
  2. In the search bar  , type a phrase like ‘ essential worker parking’ or ‘ healthcare worker parking', then tap Search or the magnifying glass icon, depending on your keyboard
  3. In the list of parking that appears, tap one to see its location on the map
  4. Tap Go to start navigating

 

Search for locations that offer drive-thru

Use Waze to find businesses, like restaurants, that offer drive-thru service.

This is useful for maintaining social distancing guidelines during COVID-19.
  1. Open Waze and then tap Search
  2. Tap the search bar
  3. Tap the Drive-thru icon
  4. In the list of locations that appear, tap one to see it on the map
  5. Tap Go to start navigation

 

Search for food distribution centers

Use Waze to find locations where food assistance is offered near you.

  1. Open Waze, then tap Search
  2. In the search bar  , type a phrase like ‘food bank’, 'food pantries’, or ‘emergency food’, then tap Search or the magnifying glass icon, depending on your keyboard
  3. In the list of food distribution centers that appears, tap one to see its location on the map
  4. Tap Go to start navigating 

Note: This search option is only available in the US and India. 

 

Search for donation centers

Use Waze to find centers to pickup or drop-off goods.

Note: This search option is only available in The Philippines.
  1. Open Waze and then tap Search
  2. In the search bar  , type the phrase ‘donation centers' and then tap Search or the magnifying glass icon, depending on your keyboard
  3. In the list of donation centers that appears, tap one to see its location on the map
  4. Tap Go to start navigating
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