COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Evaluation

28 May 2021

COVID-19 Evaluation

Are you interested in a COVID-19 evaluation? Memorial Village ER offers Rapid PCR testing that is resulted in 4 hours and Rapid testing that is resulted the same day.

 

What is the difference between Rapid PCR testing and Rapid testing?

At Memorial Village ER you have the option of PCR or Rapid testing during your COVID-19 evaluation.

COVID-19 Testing Service

PCR Testing (Molecular testing) – Is performed via nasal or mouth swab. PCR testing detects the genetic material of the virus if you are infected. PCR testing is 98 % accurate. Memorial Village ER’s PCR testing results within 4 hours.

 

Rapid Testing (Antigen Test)- Rapid testing is performed via nasal swab. Rapid testing detects a certain protein in the virus if you are infected. At Memorial Village, ER Rapid testing results from the same day.

https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/covid-19-diagnostic-test/about/pac-20488900

 

Feeling Sick

 

When should I get tested?

  • You have COVID-19 symptoms. Cough, fever, loss of taste and smell.
  • You have been in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Your healthcare provider¬† recommends

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/testing.html

Memorial Village ER is open 24/7 for all of your emergency needs.

In an effort to promote social distancing we offer drive-up emergency evaluations between the hours of 9am-3pm daily.

For your convenience and safety, we offer individuals who are symptomatic, have had recent exposures or are concerned about exposures to communicable disease such as Covid-19 and influenza the opportunity to be evaluated, outside, in the convenience of your vehicle during our drive-through hours.

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