Get Tested for COVID-19

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Who should get tested for COVID-19? 

  • People who have symptoms of COVID-19 
  • People who have had close contact (within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes) with someone with confirmed COVID-19 
  • People who have been asked or referred to get testing by their healthcare provider or RUHS Public Health 

What should you do if you test positive for COVID-19? 

  • Self-quarantine/isolate at home, pending test results 
  • Self-quarantine/isolate at home to protect others from illnessif you test positive for COVID-19 
  • Follow the advice of your health care provider or an RUHS Public Health professional  

What does it mean if you test negative for COVID-19?  

  • If you tested negative for COVID-19, you probably were not infected at the time your sample was collected. The test result only means that you did not have COVID-19 at the time of testing. Continue to take steps to protect yourself.

Did you know…? 

There are two kinds of tests are available for COVID-19: viral tests and antibody tests. 

  • A viral test tells you if you have a current infection. 
  • An antibody test might tell you if you had a past infection. 

What you need to know about COVID-19 testing:

  • Open to anyone, with or without symptoms.
  • No out-of-pocket costs to individuals
  • Have health insurance information on-hand, but;
  • Individuals will not share any costs or copay.
  • Testing is still offered if health insurance info is not provided.