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AdventHealth Centra Care has COVID-19 antigen and PCR testing available for patients with a provider visit at our location in Arden, NC. There is a limited quantity of COVID-19 tests available. Online reservations are encouraged to avoid longer than usual wait times.
Can I come in for just a test?
All patients must have a provider visit for evaluation to receive a COVID-19 test.
How do I know if I need a COVID-19 test?
If you’re experiencing symptoms or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, it’s important that you also get tested.
Coronavirus symptoms can range from mild to severe and include:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
They will typically appear between 2 and 14 days of when you’re exposed to the virus.
Who can be tested?
Any patient can be tested with a provider visit at our location in Arden, NC.
What should I expect for a COVID-19 test?
Both the antigen and PCR tests consist of a nasal swab. Test quantities are limited, and online reservations are encouraged.
How long does it take to get my test results?
COVID-19 antigen test results are ready within 15 minutes. For patients who received a PCR test at Centra Care prior to June 23, 2020, please call 877-VIRUSHQ for questions regarding your results.