Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Aids North Carolinians Returning to Travel

PCR and Rapid COVID-19 Tests are available to customers at Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers throughout the state

CHARLOTTE– APRIL 27, 2021Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care, serving the community with on-demand care since 2018, now provides more COVID-19 testing options at centers in North Carolina. Individuals and families who are planning travel - a road trip, flying to visit family and friends or preparing for any excursion, will have greater access to PCR or rapid molecular COVID-19 testing at a nearby Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care center to provide peace of mind before traveling.

American Airlines, with a major hub in Charlotte, has identified Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care as a trusted testing provider to make it easier to prepare for trips with 21 centers in Charlotte and Winston-Salem.

Travelers in North Carolina have flexible options for both pre-test evaluations and the tests themselves at Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers. The clinical evaluations and tests can be completed in a number of convenient ways:

 

Results for the COVID-19 PCR test are provided in approximately 2-3 days and the rapid molecular COVID-19 test results are available in about 15 minutes.

Kirsten P. Jones, North Carolina regional president at Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care, said, “We understand the importance of safety especially with travel opening up again. This is why we are focused on providing our communities convenient access to testing when travel is required.”

Patients seeking COVID-19 testing or care can save their spot online for convenience, and walk-ins are always welcome. In addition to centers throughout Charlotte and Winston-Salem, Virtual Visits provide unparalleled access throughout North Carolina. Visit https://www.gohealthuc.com/nc for more information on services, including COVID-19 testing with Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care, and to find a convenient center.

 

About GoHealth
GoHealth Urgent Care is one of the country’s fastest-growing and most technology-forward on-demand care companies. At GoHealth, we provide unparalleled experiences that are effortless, personal and connected through partnerships with market-leading health systems and our communities as a whole. GoHealth operates approximately 160 on-demand care centers in the greater New York metropolitan area, the Portland, Oregon-Vancouver, Washington metropolitan area, the San Francisco Bay Area, Hartford and South Eastern Connecticut, Winston-Salem and Charlotte, North Carolina, St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Northwest Arkansas and Delaware. GoHealth Urgent Care is a TPG Growth portfolio company, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG, which has more than $103 billion of assets under management. To learn more, please visit www.gohealthuc.com.

 

About Novant Health
Novant Health is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient facilities and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to communities in Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Georgia. The Novant Health network consists of more than 1,600 physicians and over 29,000 employees that provide care at nearly 700 locations, including 15 hospitals and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. In 2020, Novant Health was the only healthcare system in North Carolina to be included on Forbes' Best Employers for Diversity list. Diversity MBA Magazine has also ranked Novant Health third on its 2019 list of "Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work." Novant Health provided more than $993.2 million in community benefit, including financial assistance and services, in 2019. For more information, please visit our website at NovantHealth.org.

 

Media Contact
Simone McDowell, on behalf of Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care
simone@magentacommunications.com