HealthCARE Express Offering PCR COVID-19 Testing

    While businesses are opening back up and restrictions for COVID-19 protections are loosening, the virus is still running rampant in some states. Many cities are experiencing a “second wave” of COVID-19 diagnoses.

    HealthCARE Express wanted to remind everyone that they are offering a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) COVID-19 test that detects the genetic information of the virus in a person being tested. By way of a nasopharyngeal swab, the PCR test looks for the RNA of the virus in a person to determine if there is an active infection with SARS-CoV-2. By detecting active infection, it can help to quickly break the chain of transmission to prevent the virus from spreading to others.
     
    This test is available for those who meet CDC-based screening criteria as long as supplies are available. These testing criteria are as follows:
     
    Do you have:
    ●     shortness of breath?
    ●     a fever?
    ●     a cough?
    ●     a sore throat?
    ●     chills?
    ●     muscle pain?
    ●     headache?
    ●     loss of smell or taste?
    ●     congestion or runny nose?
    ●     nausea or vomiting?
    ●     diarrhea?
     
    These criteria are subject to change following any updated guidelines provided by the CDC.
     
    If you or a loved one fit any of the criteria listed above, and for the safety of HealthCARE Express’s other patients and team members, HealthCARE Express asks that you first call 877-442-3669 to further verify you meet the CDC requirements. HealthCARE Express’s team members will gather all the necessary information over the phone in order to expedite the process and will schedule an appointment.
     

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