Coronavirus Info and Testing

Urgent Care for Children is performing rapid-antigen and PCR COVID-19 testing, as well as antibody testing, at all UC4C locations for patients ages zero to 21. At this time, adult patients (ages 22+) can only be tested at Urgent Care for Children in the event that they are in need of proof of a negative test and do not present symptoms of COVID-19.

TESTING PROCESS

The easiest way to get COVID testing at Urgent Care for Children is by saving your spot online and clicking the button above. This will allow you to schedule a convenient time for your visit and complete the necessary paperwork ahead of time.

COVID-19 TESTING FOR ASYMPTOMATIC PATIENTS WITHOUT EXPOSURE

Urgent Care for Children offers PCR and/or rapid-antigen COVID-19 testing to asymptomatic patients of all ages who have not been exposed to the coronavirus. We are happy to provide services for those in need of proof of a negative test for travel, camp admission, school or other similar scenarios for a flat rate of $95. Both rapid-antigen COVID-19 testing with PCR is performed for $120.

GETTING YOUR TEST RESULTS

Rapid tests will receive test results the same day you are tested. PCR tests are sent to a third-party lab and results are typically reported within two days, but can vary with volumes. PCR test results will be posted to your patient portal as soon as they are available.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected] or call your nearest Urgent Care for Children location.

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CORONAVIRUS TESTING FAQs

Do I have to have a referral from a physician in order to be tested for COVID-19 at Urgent Care for Children?

No, we do not require a referral for coronavirus testing.

What insurances does Urgent Care for Children accept?

UC4C proudly accepts most insurances, including Medicaid.

How long does it take to get my coronavirus test results?

Rapid COVID-19 test results return in the same day the patient is swabbed. PCR test results typically return in two to three days.

I’ve arrived at Urgent Care for Children for my child’s COVID-19 testing appointment. What should I do next?

Upon arrival, please come inside and check-in with our front desk staff for your child’s testing appointment.

Does the Urgent Care for Children Team administer the COVID-19 test or are patients expected to swab themselves?

Our Team administers all COVID-19 tests. Patients do not swab themselves.

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COVID-19 FAQs

How does COVID-19 commonly present itself?

COVID-19 presents itself with mild to moderate symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath. These symptoms may appear within two to fourteen days after exposure.*

How can I best protect my child from contracting COVID-19?

Three of the best ways to protect your child from contracting COVID-19 are by vaccinating your child against COVID-19 if they are eligible and by following the basics of hand-washing, avoiding large crowds, and always wearing masks when with anyone who does not live in your home.

Where can I learn more about COVID-19?

The most reliable source to follow is the Centers for Disease Control.

*If you or your child are experiencing chest pains or difficulty breathing, please call 911 or visit the nearest emergency room.