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Free* Testing!

 

We are offering Covid-19 PCR testing with no out of pocket cost to you.  (Excludes same-day result tests)

PCR testing can be done in our office or at testing stations (to be announced).  

Results typically come in less than 48 hours.  

By making testing more available, it will be easier to comply with CDC guidelines.  

*(There are no deductibles or copays with or without insurance.  We can test without cost to you even if uninsured or undocumented.  Limit one test per day)

Call for more details.

We make it easy to get tested for Covid-19

 

 

Types of Testing

 

There are two kinds of tests available for COVID-19:

 

A viral test tells you if you currently have an infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Molecular and antigen tests are types of viral tests.  Viral tests are also called diagnostic tests.

 

An antibody test tells you if you previously had an infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This type of test is also called a serological test.

Testing for current infection

 

A viral test tells you if you have a current infection. Two types of viral tests can be used: nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) and antigen tests.  PCR tests are a type of NAAT test, and is our most sensitive (detects the disease when present) and specific (is accurate when a positive) test.  Test results are available typically within 48 hours or less.

 

Who should get tested for current infection?

 

CDC recommendations include s that anyone with any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 get tested, regardless of vaccination status or prior infection.

 

  • You have COVID-19 symptoms, such as fever, cough, tiredness or shortness of breath
  • You don't have symptoms but you've had close contact with someone who tests positive for the COVID-19 virus or is suspected of having the virus. Close contact means you’ve been within 6 feet (2 meters) of a person who has COVID-19. But if you've tested positive for COVID-19 within the past three months, you don’t need to get tested. If you’ve been fully vaccinated and you’ve had close contact with someone who has the COVID-19 virus, get tested 3 to 5 days after you’ve had contact with them.
  • You've participated in activities that increase your risk of COVID-19 and did not stay at least 6 feet away from others — examples include travel, large gatherings or crowded indoor settings.
  • Your doctor or other health care professional or your public health department recommends a test

Certain groups are considered high priority for diagnostic testing. These include people with COVID-19 signs and symptoms who:

  • Work in a health care facility or as first responders
  • Live or work in long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes, or other places where people are housed closely together, such as prisons or shelters
  • Are being cared for in a hospital

 

You may want to test for infection if you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 or are experiencing one or more symptoms associated with COVID-19 that may be caused by the virus.

 

Additionally, you may be required to have a negative test for work, to fly on an airplane, or to participate in various other activities.

 

If you get tested because you have symptoms or were potentially exposed to the virus, you should stay away from others pending test results and follow the advice of your health care provider or a public health professional.

 

The test is performed by taking a sample by swabbing the inside of your nose or you may provide a saliva sample.

  

Getting tested for past infection:

 

Exposure to COVID-19 or having had the COVID-19 vaccine causes your body to produce antibodies as part of your immune response. Our rapid COVID-19 Antibody test quickly checks for antibodies to COVID-19 with results while you wait typically in less than 15 minutes.

 

An antibody test (also known as a serology test) might tell you if you had a past infection. Antibody tests should not be used to diagnose a current infection.

 

We also have influenza A and B tests. If you have had symptoms, but test negative for Covid-19 Antigen, you may want to test for the presence of the flu virus.

Save time by pre-registering

 

Using your cell phone, load the camera and focus on the image below.  Don't take a picture, your phone should open a link to a registration form.  

Alternatively, click the link below:

Pre-Register by clicking here

Coronavirus Self-Checker

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

We welcome walk-ins for Covid testing!

 

For more information or to make an appointment

Call us: 702-670-0397.

 

We look forward to meeting you.

Covid Testing