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Protect Yourself and others

WEAR A MASK  WASH HANDS OFTEN  STAY 6 FT FROM OTHERS

COVID-19 TESTING 

  • People who have symptoms of COVID-19. Click HERE to access the CDC Coronavirus Self-Checker Tool.

  • People who have had closes contact* with someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.

* Someone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period starting from 2 days before illness onset (or, for asymptomatic patients, 2 days prior to test specimen collection) until the time the patient is isolated.

  • People who have been asked or referred to get testing by their healthcare provider, local or state health department.

  • People that are required to have a negative test prior to travel or participation in an activity.

  • General timing recommendations for testing:

    • Wait 3 full days from start of symptoms​

    • Wait 5 full days from time of exposure

Click HERE for latest recommendations on testing, self-quarantine/isolation from the LADPH.

If the test is for TRAVEL/ACTIVITY and you want to make sure it will be accepted by relevant authorities

Follow the links at the bottom of the page to find out more about the test authorizations and our laboratory partners

For latest information, visit CDC

ANTIGEN TESTS - aka RAPID ANTIGEN TESTS 

Method:  Lateral Flow Technology

Pro:   rapid results available for real-time decision making

Con:  less sensitive compared to the PCR

BINAXNOW™ COVID-19 Ag CARD AND NAVICA™ MOBILE APP

results available in 15 minutes       $50  

Make an appointment and fill out questionnaire

Download the NAVICA app by clicking HERE  **do this before your appointment**

Find out more about the APP and the test at the above link

Sample is collected via swab from the nasal area (we do the swabbing outside the pharmacy)

Results will be provided via the NAVICA Mobile App

RAPID ANTIGEN TEST (QuickVue by QUIDEL) 

results available in 15 minutes        $50  

Make an appointment and fill out questionnaire

Sample is collected via swab from the nasal area (we do the swabbing outside the pharmacy)

Results will be provided in the form of a letter signed by the pharmacist on duty

We are able to bill the following insurances for these services/tests: Aetna, Cigna, Kaiser, Medicare, and UnitedHealthcare. 

All other insurances: you may submit the receipt to your insurance for reimbursement (ask us for a "Superbill")

RT-PCR TESTS

Method:  PCR tests are a type of diagnostic test that uses a technique called NAAT (Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests)

Pro:   able to pick up a smaller amount of viral particles present in the sample

Con:  longer processing time

Cepheid - COVID-19 only

results available same day     $129 

Read the Fact Sheet for Patients

Available Monday through Friday

Make an appointment and fill out questionnaire​​

Samples collected before ~4 PM weekdays or NOON on Saturday will be processed the same day

Ultra-rapid results can be obtained for an additional $25 (not billable to insurance) 

Sample is collected via swab from nasal, nasopharyngeal, or oropharyngeal areas (we do the swabbing outside the pharmacy)

Cepheid - VIRAL PANEL

results available same day                     $175 

Read the Fact Sheet for Patients

Available Monday through Saturday

Make an appointment and fill out questionnaire​​

Also tests for Flu A, Flu B, and RSV to help differentiate COVID-19 from these common respiratory viruses

Samples collected before ~4 PM weekdays or NOON on Saturday will be processed the same day

Ultra-rapid results can be obtained for an additional $25 (not billable to insurance) 

Sample is collected via swab from nasal, nasopharyngeal, or oropharyngeal areas (we do the swabbing outside the pharmacy)

 

We are able to bill the following insurances for these services/tests: Aetna, Cigna, Kaiser, Medicare, and UnitedHealthcare. 

All other insurances: you may submit the receipt to your insurance for reimbursement (ask us for a "Superbill").  A credit card is required for security. 

Cepheid PCR Viral Panel Fact Sheet for Patients

PrimeLab PCR COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Patients

What your Test Results Mean

QuickVue Fact Sheet for Patients

BinaxNow Fact Sheet for Patients 

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If you have any concerns or questions, don't hesitate to contact us