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Choose from 21 Centers in North Carolina that offer COVID-19 Travel Testing

COVID-19 testing for travel is available to all travelers who are not currently experiencing symptoms and do not have a known positive COVID-19 exposure in the last 14 days.  

A Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care provider will conduct an in-center or virtual clinical evaluation. Once the clinical evaluation is complete, the provider will order a PCR or Rapid Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 Test, and a team member will perform a simple nasal swab test on-site. 

 

COVID-19 Travel Testing for Hawaii Bound Passengers

Prior to arrival in Hawaii, all adults 18 years of age and older are required to create an online account and register with the Safe Travels Hawai‘i program. All passengers under the age of 18 must be listed under a registered adult.  

Per Hawaii regulations, passengers 5 years and older are required to receive a negative COVID-19 test result from a Trusted Testing and Travel Partner, like GoHealth Urgent Care, to be excused from a 10-day quarantine period upon arrival in Hawaii.

Individuals traveling to Aruba should inform staff of their travel destination and request the proper documentation (terminal sticker) from the Abbott ID NOW test.

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COVID-19 Virtual Evaluations for Travel

With our Virtual Visit services, you have the option to be evaluated by one of our experienced providers from the comfort of your home. Patients who qualify for the Rapid COVID-19 Test after a Virtual Visit evaluation with a provider will be provided with a testing appointment at a specific Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care center. Within minutes of being tested, you will know if you are positive for COVID-19 and will be given direction as to the next steps in care.

Virtual Visits are available 7 days a week, including holidays. All you need is a smartphone, tablet, or computer with a wifi connection.

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COVID-19 Travel Testing For American Airline Customers

Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care has teamed up with American Airlines to provide convenient COVID-19 testing for all American Airline passengers. Depending on your destination, a negative COVID-19 test result (within 72 hours of your travels) may be required to avoid a mandatory quarantine period.

If you’re traveling internationally with American Airlines, you'll need to download the VeriFLY app and upload your negative test information before boarding your flight. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I find my COVID-19 test results?

If you receive a Rapid COVID-19 Test, your test results will be available on-site in approximately 15 minutes. PCR test results are typically available in 2-3 days. Test results can be found online in your Patient Portal. 

How do I know which type of COVID-19 test I need for my destination?

We offer both the PCR COVID-19 Test and the Rapid Abbott ID COVID-19 Test. You are responsible for understanding the testing requirements for your travel destination and should request the required test during your visit at a Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care center. We recommend reviewing the CDC Travel Testing page prior to scheduling your visit.

How much does a COVID-19 Test for Travel Cost?

Patient responsibility, or your out-of-pocket cost, for COVID-19 testing is based on your specific insurance coverage and plan. Please contact your insurance carrier for details about your plan details and coverage, including copays, before you visit to understand your financial responsibility.

For patients without insurance, a COVID-19 test will cost $135 at the time of the visit. 

Can I get tested for COVID-19 if I'm traveling by car?

Yes, we offer COVID-19 testing for travel for anyone traveling by plane, car, train, bus, etc. 

Can I get tested for COVID-19 before and after I travel?

Yes, COVID-19 Testing is available before and after your trip. We recommend waiting at least 7 days after you arrive home before getting tested if you are concerned about a possible exposure during your trip. 

Do I need to do anything after getting tested for Hawaii?

Prior to arrival in Hawaii, all adults 18 years of age and older are required to create an online account, register with the Safe Travels Hawai‘i program and upload the negative travel test result to this Safe Travels Hawai‘i account. All passengers under the age of 18 must be listed under the account of a registered adult. Completing Hawaiʻi’s Safe Travels program application form and obtaining your QR code(s) for Hawaii airport processing PRIOR TO the date of departure will significantly reduce your screening and processing time once you arrive in Hawaii.

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