We are doing our very best to help slow and stop the transmission of COVID-19. We now have the opportunity to offer more of our patients faster, affordable testing that will help us identify COVID-19 positive patients. CareFirst is committed to serving every patient during these critical times. All patients must be evaluated by a CareFirst provider to be considered for testing at any of our facilities.
To be tested, you must meet at least one of the following qualifications as Outlined by the Ohio Department of Health:
-You are a healthcare workers and any public safety worker with suspected exposure
-recent contact with COVID-19 positive patient
-shortness of breath, fever, body aches, cough
-any symptom of COVID-19 with other high risk medical conditions
If you meet these criteria you will be given a mask to wear upon entry into our facility. We also ask that only the patient enter the facility without any friends or family members to adhere to Social Distancing Guidelines as instructed by our Public Health Officials.
About Our On-Site COVID-19 Testing
Results in 24-48 hours from Collection
The new Federal legislation enacted last week does include a provision requiring that all employer-sponsored group health plans fully cover the cost of COVID-19 testing, with no co-pays, co-insurance, deductibles, etc.
The test is a Nasal Swab, similar to a Flu Test.