You have a life going on and cannot always stop drop and roll into our lab. But that shouldn’t keep you back from staying safe and tested at all times.
A sample is taken by a qualified technician or other healthcare provider from the nose using a swab.
The test for SARS-CoV-2 – the virus that causes COVID-19 – detects genetic material from the virus. It uses PCR – a technology that amplifies the genes so that they can be detected.
The test looks for specific SARS-CoV-2 genetic material. An initial screening test may be positive because of the presence of other, non SARS CoV-2 coronaviruses. If your sample tests positive a further test for another target gene from the virus will be used to confirm it.
Yes, Testing is done by walk-ups.
No. You can get tested without a prescription
No. If you do not have insurance you can still test with no cost to you at all
Results are available in 24 hours on average.