Schedule a Virtual Visit ahead of your trip and walk in for a quick COVID-19 test right before you leave! Our providers can evaluate you virtually at a time that works best for you, so you can check one thing of your holiday to-do list early.
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Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care COVID-19 testing options
Whether you need a COVID-19 test for travel requirements or because you aren’t feeling well, we offer rapid and PCR testing 7 days a week. For COVID-19 testing, save your spot online or schedule a Virtual Visit with one of our providers.
Rapid molecular test
Get your results in approximately 15 minutes with this NAAT nasal swab test from Abbott ID.
Rapid PCR test
This COVID-19 test is available at select centers - results available in about 50 minutes.
Standard PCR test
Need to be cleared for travel? This PCR test is available at all centers with results in 2-3 days.
Virtual COVID-19 evaluation in New York
For your convenience, you can schedule a Virtual Visit with one of our providers in New York to begin your evaluation and determine your testing needs. After a Virtual Visit evaluation, if your provider feels you should be tested, you will be scheduled for a quick visit at a specific Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care center in the New York City area.
COVID-19 travel testing
Getting tested for COVID-19 before you head off on a trip can be simple. Depending on your destination, a negative COVID-19 test result (within 72 hours of your travels) may be required to avoid any complications or quarantines. If you need a PCR test or are looking for same-day COVID-19 testing results near you, Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care offers convenient evaluation options to fit your schedule, with extended hours 7 days a week. Patients are responsible for understanding the testing requirements for their travel destination.
When to get tested for COVID-19
There are many situations when you might want to get tested for COVID-19, even if you are fully vaccinated. If you are experiencing symptoms, you should get tested at one of our convenient centers. Common symptoms include:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath
- Body aches
- Loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- A runny nose
Symptoms usually appear 2-14 days after exposure to a COVID-positive person. Even if you are not experiencing any symptoms, if you are not vaccinated, you should consider getting tested any time you have had known exposure to someone with COVID-19.
COVID-19 pricing and insurance
Patient responsibility, or your out-of-pocket cost, for COVID-19 testing is based on your specific insurance coverage and plan.
Frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions
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