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COVID-19 testing and treatment in North Carolina

Need COVID-19 testing or treatment in the Charlotte or Winston-Salem area? We can help! We offer rapid molecular testing, PCR testing and antiviral treatments 7 days a week. Save your spot online or walk in.

COVID-19 antiviral treatment available

We are now able to prescribe and fill COVID-19 oral antiviral treatment if deemed clinically necessary by your provider.

COVID-19 antiviral treatment is available to patients 12 years and up who visit Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care, test positive for COVID-19 and are deemed at risk through clinical evaluation. In order to be effective, treatment must be started within the first 5 days of symptoms.

Novant 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, walk in or schedule a Virtual Visit with one of our providers.

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Rapid molecular test

Get your results in approximately 15 minutes with this NAAT nasal swab test from Abbott ID.

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Rapid PCR test

This COVID-19 test is available at all centers - results available in about 50 minutes.

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Standard PCR test

Need to be cleared for travel? This PCR test is available at all centers with results in 2-3 days.

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Virtual COVID-19 evaluation in North Carolina

For your convenience, you can schedule a Virtual Visit with one of our providers 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 Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care center in Charlotte or Winston-Salem.

Be seen quicker

With virtual care, you’ll spend less time in our centers and more time doing what you enjoy.

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View your test results

Looking for your COVID-19 test results? Login to your Online Patient Portal.


Urgent Care centers in North Carolina

Looking for Virtual?

Connect with an Urgent Care provider, via video, from wherever you are in North Carolina with your mobile device, tablet, or computer.

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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, Novant 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.

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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
  • Fatigue
  • Body aches
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • A runny nose
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

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.

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COVID-19 pricing and insurance

Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care is an urgent care center where each patient is evaluated and examined at every encounter, including when a patient undergoes any kind of COVID-19 testing.

Accordingly, all patients presenting for COVID-19 testing (including rapid and sample collection for offsite analysis) will be billed for a provider visit. It is your responsibility to understand whether and to what extent such charges will impact your out-of-pocket cost, as well as the extent to which your insurance covers urgent care visits and associated laboratory fees or charges.

In-Network Insurance

We are in-network with most major insurance providers. 

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Same-Day Pricing

We offer same-day affordable rates for patients without insurance. A COVID-19 test typically costs $135.

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