As COVID-19 continues to shake the faith of all who cross it’s path, our compassionate care specialists at AS Medical Group Madison Heights Urgent Care remain committed to offering you the up-to-date information and testing you need to live your life without fear.
Getting Your COVID-19 Test
Getting a COVID-19 test has never been easier. With no appointment or referral required at AS Medical Group Madison Heights Urgent Care, and all our testing performed in the parking lot to satisfy social distancing concerns and reduce risk of viral transference, we can make sure anyone receives their COVID-19 test safely, as well as swiftly.
Saliva PCR Testing
Saliva PCR testing is the ultimate means of detecting the SARS-CoV-2. Because it works by identifying specific RNA unique to the SARS (COVID-19) virus, it can allow accurate results to be detected within just days of initial contagion, even if the person isn’t showing any symptoms or signs of infection. Best of all, all you have to do is give up a bit of saliva by spitting into a cup. The downside to saliva PCR testing, of course, is the fact that on average it can take 2-3 days to receive results – with some patients waiting more than 3 days for answers when demands for test results are especially high.
The alternative option to a saliva PCR COVID-19 test is an antigen test, commonly known as a rapid COVID-19 test. Though not quite as accurate as a saliva PCR test, rapid tests are praised for their superior speed and convenience. If you need a confirmation of COVID-19 now, a rapid test may be able to provide required proof for patients already experiencing symptoms within as little as 15 minutes, as the test works by detecting COVID-specific protein fragments in the sample provided. So really, it’s up to you. Whether you decide to choose the fast-acting rapid antigen test, or a simple saliva PCR test, AS Medical Group Madison Heights Urgent Care will always be here for you.
Do Your Part
In the wake of the current COVID-19 crisis, it’s important to remember we’re all in this together, and you too can help stop the spread of this demoralizing virus if you only you follow the recommended advice to:
- Always wear your mask, securing it firmly around both your nose and mouth;
- Practice safe social distancing, keeping at least 6 feet apart from others;
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds;
- Use alcohol-based sanitizers and cleaners containing no less than 60% alcohol;
- Do not touch your eyes, mouth, or nose with your hands without first washing them;
- Avoid close proximity to anyone who is, or appears to be, sick;
- Stay home if/when you are sick so you don’t spread any other potential infections;
- Cover your face completely anytime you cough or sneeze;
- Keep all surfaces and frequently used objects clean and sanitized.
COVID-19 Testing Madison Heights MI
Are you looking for COVID-19 testing Madison Heights MI? We offer both saliva PCR testing and rapid tests from our parking lot! Walk-Ins Welcome – No Appointment Needed! Call AS Medical Group Madison Heights Urgent Care at (248) 307-7796. We are located at 32600 John R Rd. Madison Heights, MI 48071. We accept all insurances, and have English, Arabic, and Chinese/Mandarin speaking practitioners standing by to guarantee every patient’s comfort!