COVID-19 (PCR) Test
We know that routine healthcare isn’t always convenient.
According to the CDC, the Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are typically found in people and animals. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. This disease causes mild illnesses, similar to the common cold.
Reported illnesses have ranged from mild to severe respiratory illness, to even death with symptoms including fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
These symptoms may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 days after exposure.
Why get tested for COVID-19 at ELH?
Stop the Spread with the PCR Test
The PCR test is a nasal throat swab that tells whether someone has an ‘active’ infection of COVID-19. At Eagles Landing Family Practice, we can detect the presence of an antigen, which is a good indicator of those who are currently infected. can confirm cases for those who are currently infected.
The More We Know, The Better
Directly detecting those who have a present infection of COVID-19, we’re able to isolate patients and help stop the spread of this virus – allowing us to better protect our community and those who are affected.
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Clean facility and professional staff. All team members worked in a safe fashion with their PPE on at all times. I didn’t feel ignored or rushed when speaking with the doctor. I enjoyed it so much, and I will make this facility my primary care facility. I have already booked an appointment for a physical.
Kawamie V. | ELH Patient
What do I do if I think I have COVID-19?
If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor or an urgent care clinic. For the safety of all the staff and the patients being treated, please do not show up unannounced at your doctor’s office or the emergency room.
Can anyone get the COVID-19 PCR Test?
COVID-19 tests are reserved only for those whom the provider deems necessary. These patients may include; those at high risk of major complications with the most immediate need, patients who have current signs and symptoms, or those who have been in direct contact exposure.
What should I do if I test positive?
If you test positive for COVID-19 and are actively contagious, you should self-quarantine for at least 10 days. Once you can go 72 hours without any symptoms, you are most likely no longer contagious.