COVID-19 Travel Testing

 

Types of Testing:

Standard PCR Molecular Test

    • Golden-standard test for detection of COVID-19
    • Required by airlines, international travel, medical/work clearance
    • Same & next-day results (6-24 hours)
      • Weekdays: Morning (AM) testing comes back same day
      • Weekdays: Afternoon (PM) testing comes back next day
      • Weekends: Must test prior to 9am to get results same-day
    • Insurance accepted

Rapid PCR Molecular Test

    • Golden-standard test for detection of COVID-19
    • Required by airlines, international travel, medical/work clearance
    • Not covered by insurance without symptoms
    • 1-2 hour results
      • Results guaranteed regardless of weekends or evenings
    • Typically used when results are needed immediately or in short-notice

Rapid Antigen Test

    • Not accepted by airlines, international boarders
    • Test is typically meant for symptomatic patients or for personal knowledge
    • Insurance accepted
    • Results in 15 minutes

Antibody Testing

    • Detects past infection of COVID-19
    • Not typically required for travel
      • Some countries do require this test along with a PCR test
    • Insurance accepted

Treatment for Symptoms

    • Not feeling yours best to travel? We can also take care of your symptoms before you embark on your journey!
    • Insurance accepted

How will I get my results?

    • We will TEXT the patients immediately when their results are released from our lab
      • For positive results, we may also call in addition to texting
    • Official lab report of result (needed for travel) will be emailed to patient
      • Patients can consent to allow employer/another person to receive results directly

Concierge (Off-Site) Testing:

    • Our staff will travel to your location for a small travel fee
    • Any COVID-19 test (listed above) can be conducted off-site
    • Pre-registration required for each patient (allows for faster service)
    • NO insurance accepted
    • To schedule off-site/concierge testing: 504-323-6060 or testing@theurgentcare.com 

In-Clinic Testing:

 

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