COVID-19 Testing Services in Perth Amboy, NJ
Telemedicine Urgent Care
AFC Urgent Care Perth Amboy provides rapid COVID-19 testing for our patients to ensure they can get test results quickly and determine their next steps for quarantine and a safe return to normal activity.
To schedule a rapid COVID-19 test at our urgent care center and COVID-19 testing facility, please call us to determine the best option for care.
FAQs about COVID-19 Testing at AFC Urgent Care Perth Amboy:
Q. What types of COVID-19 testing is available at AFC Urgent Care Perth Amboy?
A. AFC Urgent Care Perth Amboy offers standard COVID-19 Testing and Rapid COVID-19 Testing for patients who believe they need a test to determine their current infection risk. A standard test takes 3-5 days for results on average while rapid tests can be completed on the same day as a visit.
Q. What is a Rapid COVID-19 Test? How do rapid COVID tests work?
A. A Rapid PCR test is a nasal swab used to detect an active strain of the COVID-19 virus. Patients that are experiencing symptoms or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive should receive a rapid COVID test. Rapid test results are typically found within fifteen minutes of the test.
Q. What is a standard COVID-19 test and how do they work?
A. A standard COVID test works by swabbing the inside of a patient’s nose, and detecting whether or not they have an active case of the virus. Your test is then sent to and analyzed in our lab. Unlike a rapid test a standard PCR COVID-19 test provides results in a few business days.
Q. When should I get a COVID-19 test?
A. If you believe that you have either traveled to a location with significant cases, made direct contact with an infected patient, or are symptomatic after meeting a confirmed patient then COVID-19 testing may be useful. COVID-19 testing is sometimes a requirement for return to work, school, or other post quarantine activities.
Q. What should I do if I have a positive result?
A. You should stay home and avoid contact with others. Drink plenty of fluids throughout the quarantine process and get enough rest. Monitor your symptoms to make sure you are getting better and stay in touch with your doctor. It is recommended to quarantine for at least 10 days after symptoms start.
Q. What should I do if I have a negative test?
A. Receiving a negative tests means your body did not show active signs of the virus at the time. If you start experiencing symptoms, get tested again. If not, continue following governmental guidelines, wash your hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between others, and wear a mask when in public.
Q. Is COVID-19 testing covered by insurance?
A. Whether or not you are covered for rapid tests or standard tests will depend on your current insurance plan. Some insurance plans do not cover rapid testing. Please consult your insurance provider and determine whether or not your policy covers rapid tests.
Q. Where can I get either a rapid COVID test or standard test near Perth Amboy?
A. AFC Urgent Care Perth Amboy offers rapid COVID-19 testing and standard testing for all patients near Perth Amboy, Edison, and Woodbridge, NJ. Please call AFC Urgent Care Perth Amboy for more information.
COVID-19 Testing nearby in Perth Amboy, NJ
AFC Urgent Care Perth Amboy is an urgent care center, walk-in clinic, and COVID-19 testing facility that serves the nearby communities of Perth Amboy, Edison, Woodbridge, and South Amboy, NJ. We are also conveniently located near Staten Island, NY.
If you need more information about COVID-19 testing or need to schedule a test then call us today to get started!