COVID-19 Testing Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the novel coronavirus?
Coronaviruses are common throughout the world. The novel coronavirus strain that causes the disease COVID-19 was first found in China in December of 2019.
- Is it OK to travel during the pandemic?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advise that travel may increase your chance of spreading and getting COVID-19. Visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/holidays/winter.html to learn more.
- Who can get tested for COVID-19 at the airport testing site?
Community members, including travelers and airport employees, can visit the airport’s AdventHealth Centra Care location. You do not need proof of travel to be tested here. The testing site is located prior to airport security checkpoints.
- Does the airport testing site take insurance?
No. AdventHealth Centra Care at the Orlando International Airport is self-pay only. We do accept insurance at our other traditional AdventHealth Centra Care locations. Learn more here.
- What type of COVID-19 testing is available?
We’re offering rapid-result antigen testing, providing results in approximately 15 minutes. Antigen tests detect proteins from the virus and are most accurate when performed within five to seven days of the onset of symptoms. This type of test includes a nasal swab.
- How much does it cost to get tested for COVID-19?
The cost for a COVID-19 test at the AdventHealth Centra Care Orlando International Airport testing site is $65.
- Can I see a doctor at the testing site?
No, we are not providing evaluations with a health care provider. This site is for COVID-19 testing and results only.
- Can appointments be made in advance?
Yes, we will take online reservations as well as walk-ins. Please click here to make a reservation and, if you’re planning to get tested before boarding a flight, be sure to allow yourself plenty of time.
- What if I receive a positive test?
If your COVID-19 test comes back positive, you will be connected with a local AdventHealth Centra Care provider for evaluation and a care plan.