Drive-Up COVID-19 Testing
Emergency Covid Testing in Altoona & Philipsburg, PA
Covid-19 Saliva Test
WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE CARING HEALTHCARE NETWORK NOW OFFERS SALIVA TESTING WITH RESULTS IN JUST 48HRS (and in most cases 24HR). Most insurances will cover this testing. Self pay rate: $125. Group rates available upon request. Call for more information.
This test can be administered to children and adults who believe they are currently infected with covid-19. If you do not have a primary care provider to write you a referral, we have immediate Telehealth appointments available with one of our providers.
Covid-19 Serology Test
The serology test is a blood draw that tests for antibodies for Covid-19. The test is intended for use as an aid in identifying individuals with an adaptive immune response to SARS-CoV-2, indicating recent or prior infection.A positive result does not mean you are currently infected with Covid-19. If you receive a positive result, it is recommended that you follow up with a nasal swab test to see if you are currently infectious. The serology test has high accuracy, and is FDA approved. Results are available in 24 hours.
This test is billable through your insurance, as long as you have a referral from your primary care provider. If you do not have a referral, you can schedule an appointment with one of our providers, or pay out of pocket. Self pay rate: $100 Call our office with any questions on the referral process or to schedule an appointment.
Nasal Swab Testing
The nasal swab tests for active infection for Covid-19. PCR testing is used to provide very accurate results to let you know if you are currently infected with the coronavirus. If you have a referral from your Primary Care Provider, we can bill your insurance. If you do not have a referral, you can schedule an appointment with one of our providers, or pay out of pocket. Self pay rate: $125. Group rates available upon request. Call our office with any questions on the referral process or to schedule an appointment. Results for this test are available in 72 hours.
Covid-19 Rapid Test
The Caring Healthcare Network is now offering Drive-Up COVID-19 Rapid Testing. The COVID-19 rapid test kit is a finger prick blood test that tests for antibodies for Covid-19. This test can be given to children and adults. Results are ready in 15 minutes. A positive result does not mean you are currently infected with Covid-19. If you receive a positive result, it is recommended that you follow up with a nasal swab test to see if you are currently infectious. Please read all information below about the accuracy of the test, how it is administered, how it works and how it results. This test cannot be billed to your insurance. Self pay rate: $70 THIS TEST IS ONLY AVAILABLE IN OUR PHILIPSBURG LOCATION AS OF 12/16/20
Do You Need To Get A Covid Test?
Prospective patients are encouraged to review this information to familiarize themselves with the process and what to expect. You may also complete the consent form which is below and pay for testing online.
Schedule Drive-Up Covid Test Near You Today
A call with one of our staff members will secure a time for your testing at your nearest location either the Altoona or Philipsburg office of The Caring Healthcare Network.