Covid - 19
Willis Urgent Care is committed to the safety of each and every patient. We are requiring all patients to wear masks when entering our facility. If you don't have a mask, we will provide you with one. We disinfect and thoroughly clean every exam room after use, and wipe down all surfaces continuously throughout the day.
COVID- 19 Test
COVID- 19 Typical Symptoms:
Shortness of Breath
Emergent Symptoms-- you should go to ER!
Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
Persistent pain or pressure in chest
New confusion or inability to arouse
Bluish lips or face
If you are experiencing the Covid-19 typical symptoms, follow these steps:
1. Phone ahead or from your car.
2. We will gather your medical history and payment information.
2. We can test from your car, or bring you into a specially designated exam room.
3. We will collect a sample and test results are usually back within 3 to 5 days.
What to expect during a COVID-19 Test:
For the nasal swab, a provider will put on a protective gown, mask, eye shield, and gloves and then collect the sample. This will involve swabbing the inside of the patient's nose with a skinny swab that is long enough to reach the nasopharynx, the upper part of the throat, behind the nose. The process takes a few seconds.
Cost of Covid- 19 Test:
Most insurance plans will cover COVID testing at 100%. Check with your insurance plan for coverage before your visit if you are unsure what type of coverage you may have. Cash pay options for this test are also available. Cash pay price for COVID- 19 test is $50.00 payable to Willis Urgent Care, and Quest Diagnostics will bill you $50.00
Covid-19 Antibody Testing
Antibody testing is a blood test that identifies if the patient has developed antibodies against the COVID-19 virus. If the test results show that the patient has antibodies, that would indicate that the patient has been infected with COVID-19 at some time in the past. It may also mean that you have some immunity to COVID-19.
What to expect during an Antibody Test
Similar to the COVID-19 test, the antibody test involves the provider putting on a gown, mask, eye shield, and gloves and then performing a standard venipuncture. The provider will collect one vial of blood and the sample will be sent to the lab. All patients requesting Antibody Testing will be examined in Willis Urgent Care exam room. Results come back from 24 -72 hours.
Cost of Covid- 19 Antibody Test
Most insurance plans will cover COVID testing at 100%. Check with your insurance plan for coverage before your visit if you are unsure what type of coverage you may have. Cash pay options for this test are available. Willis Urgent Care will collect $50.00 upfront, and Quest Diagnostics will bill you $55.00.