Information about COVID-19 is constantly changing. If you're interested in COVID testing or in need of medical care for your symptoms, our providers are prepared to handle it all.
Typically, there are two types of tests for COVID-19: viral testing and antibody testing. Viral tests determine if you currently have an infection while antibody tests determine if you have had the virus previously. There are 2 common types of viral tests: molecular and antigen. Molecular tests are the most sensitive, as they look for the viral DNA, whereas antigen tests look for surface markers. Our ID NOW test is an NAAT (nucleic acid amplification) test.
The ID NOW test was designed to be used in “point of care” environments and ideal for places like The Urgency Room, where samples are not transported offsite, are run immediately, and patients are not staying for long periods of time. The goal is to provide highly accurate, rapid testing to identity infection quickly and in-turn, reduce the spread.
If you have questions about testing please reference the MDH website for further guidance. Return-to-work or school related questions? Please see the CDC guidelines for additional helpful information.
Visit any one of our three facilities in Eagan, Woodbury or Vadnais Heights for your medical concerns. We can diagnose and treat a broad range of injuries and ailments. We'll have you feeling better fast.
We will continue to do our part at The Urgency Room to stay on top of the latest information. Our number one priority is protecting our patients, staff, and the communities we serve.
The estimated in-person cost for COVID testing is $385.00. This estimate combines testing and a visit with an Urgency Room provider. This amount can change based on services received. We will bill insurance for COVID testing. **Check with your insurance carrier regarding coverage or patient responsibility for any COVID related visits. We are unable to quote insurance applied patient responsibility for COVID visits.
The estimated charge for an online visit and COVID testing is $185.00. This amount can change based on services received.***Check with your insurance carrier regarding coverage or patient responsibility for any COVID related visits. We are unable to quote insurance applied patient responsibility for COVID visits.
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