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COVID19 TESTING


 

 

COVID-19 Testing (Starting January 25th)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rapid Antigen and PCR Testing is available at All Day Medical Care Monday- Friday from10.30 am- 2.30 pm (Call our office to book the appointment for testing at 301-330-0006) No physician's order required.

 

Additional Rapid Testing are also available (Strep and Flu)

COVID-19 Testing for International Travelers – FAQs

 

Do we offer PCR testing for traveling outside of the country?

Yes, we offer RT-PCR COVID testing as well as rapid COVID testing

 

Do I need a COVID-19 test before my international trip?

A/ Many countries require that travelers provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test before allowing entry. Please consult your airline prior to travel. In many cases, test samples must be collected and negative test results produced within 72 hours of departure or, in some cases, arrival. However, some destinations offer broader windows.

 

When should I get tested for COVID-19 when traveling internationally?

The CDC recommends that travelers get tested 1-3 days before traveling by plane internationally.

 

Do you offer COVID-19 testing to companies who want to protect employees?

Yes. Either companies have a contract with us where testing would be paid for by the company (if you need more information, contact the office manager at 301-441-4400), or the employees would walk in for testing and would be billed to their insurance.

 

What should I do if my test comes back positive?

If you test positive for COVID-19 by a viral test, know what protective steps to take if you are sick or caring for someone. Isolate yourself to protect others from getting infected and follow CDC guidelines. If you have any symptoms, make an appointment here for a telemedicine visit with one of our providers.

 

What does a negative COVID-19 test mean?

If you test negative for COVID-19 by a viral test, you probably were not infected at the time your sample was collected. However, that does not mean you will not get sick. The test result only means that you did not have COVID-19 at the time of testing.

 

What do the COVID-19 tests detect?

Rapid Test: This test will detect if you are actively infected with the COVID-19 virus and is most accurate with symptoms of less than 5-day duration. 

If you are actively experiencing COVID-19 symptoms such as:

  • Fever or chills, Cough, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, Fatigue, Muscle or body aches, Headache, New loss of taste or smell, Sore throat, Congestion or runny nose, Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhea

And its within 5 days of symptom onset, we recommend the Rapid Test to be done as early as possible

 

Do you currently offer Coronavirus COVID-19 testing?

If you require testing for COVID-19 or would like to speak with a doctor about the possibility of getting tested, we would be happy to provide either option for you at All Day Medical Care!

For your safety, we have virtual appointments available five days a week.

If you need to visit the clinic, we are open Monday-Friday 9a.m. – 5p.m. and are located at 702 Russell Avenue Suite 100, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877.

If You Are Experiencing Symptoms of the Coronavirus and want to see our provider. Please call the office to inquire about our virtual visit. Schedule an Appointment Online or call our office at 301-330-0006

 

We welcome you to schedule a telemedicine virtual visit for further evaluation if needed.

You can also call us if you have any other questions.

Stay safe and be careful during these uncertain times!

 

How long will it take to receive my results and how do I view them?

Rapid Test: Results are normally completed within 15 minutes and PCR testing is available within 2-4 days. Your results can be viewed via your patient portal (Signup, click on My health record tab then scroll down and click on lab results to view your results). If you prefer a phone call with your results, please call the office. 

 

What platform do you use for testing?

Rapid testing is done via BD Veritor analyzer onsite and results will show within 15 minutes. PCR testing is done by nasal swab and it gets processed by the laboratory.



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