Yes. HealthReach currently offers two types of COVID testing. 1)HealthReach offers a Rapid Antigen test that provides results for our patients in as little as 20 minutes. 2)For patients not seeking the Rapid Antigen test, HealthReach can collect a nasopharyngeal swab and conduct a Molecular test through the Wyoming State Laboratory. This test detects genetic material of the virus using a lab technique called polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Results typically take 1-2 days upon delivery to the Wyoming State Laboratory.
Does everyone get a Rapid Test?
No. HealthReach simply offers the Rapid Antigen test to all our patients who are looking for rapid COVID results. All patients experiencing COVID symptoms have the opportunity to decline rapid testing and request a State Laboratory Molecular test.
How is the Covid-19 Test administered?
HealthReach believes in accurate results. In order to obtain the most accurate sample a Nasopharyngeal (the part of the throat behind the nose) swab is collected on all patients. A trained HealthReach nurse or provider will collect the patient sample.
How long do results take to get back?
Below are the resulting time frames for the two COVID testing options HealthReach offers: Rapid Antigen testing results can be obtained in as little as 20 minutes. All negative Rapid Antigen testing is sent to the Wyoming State Laboratory for confirmation. Confirmation can take 1-2 days from the delivery of the sample to the Wyoming State Laboratory.
For all molecular testing, HealthReach utilizes the Wyoming State Laboratory to conduct its testing. Results for molecular testing are resulted out within 1-2 days from delivery to the Wyoming State Laboratory.
Can I make an appointment for a COVID test?
HealthReach is a walk-in clinic offering walk-in availability to our patients. With the current increase in COVID cases in Laramie County, HealthReach does require that all patients with COVID related care utilize our online check in feature to hold their spot in line. To hold your spot in line visit our website at www.healthreachwyo.com
Can I walk-in for a COVID test?
With the current increase in COVID cases in Laramie County, HealthReach does require that all patients with COVID related care utilize our online check in feature to hold their spot in line. If you do choose to walk in to be see for COVID related symptoms, one of our receptionist can assist you with saving your spot in line via our online check-in. To hold your spot in line visit our website at www.healthreachwyo.com
Can I be tested without seeing a doctor?
For patients who present without symptoms of COVID, HealthReach can offer our Rapid Antigen test without the need to see one of our providers. Keep in mind that a HealthReach team member may suggest you see a provider based on initial screening questions.
What is the cost of a COVID test?
The Rapid Antigen test can be submitted to most insurances with complete or partial payment by the payer. To confirm your payers ability to reimburse for COVID testing please reach out to your insurance company for confirmation.
For all patients without health coverage, the Rapid Antigen test can be paid for out of pocket starting at $80. Additional fees may be applied based on the level of care needed. Confirm with our receptionist prior to finalizing payment.
Can I use my insurance for a COVID test?
Yes. COVID related care can be submitted to most insurances with complete or partial payment by the payer. To confirm your payers ability to reimburse for COVID testing please reach out to your insurance company for confirmation.
Is the test preformed curbside/drive through or in the clinic?
HealthReach believes in the value of face to face care. All COVID related care is seen in our clinic at this point and time. HealthReach does offer in person and telemedicine visits in addition to all COVID care.
How do I register, and what is the procedure for checking in?
To register for COVID related care, please follow the steps below to save your spot in line. Keep in mind that your time spot is not an appointment and is simply your place holder in line at the clinic. All times are approximate times. i.Follow this link to start your check-in https://www.clockwisemd.com/hospitals/562/visits/new ii.Select your "Reason for Visit"
Enter your first name Enter your last name Enter your Date of Birth Enter your Gender Enter your Cell Phone number Enter your Email Address
Answer both questions: 1.Have you had close contact with a laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 patient within 14 days of symptom onset? 2.Are you here for COVID-19 testing specifically due to work, travel, or doctor's office requirements and symptom free?
Select "Get in Line"
You will receive a confirmation email/text message with details regarding your visit. Way to go! You are in line!
Can my child get a COVID test? What is the youngest age a COVID test would be done on?
In most situations, yes your child can receive COVID testing. For child under the age of 3 please contact the clinic prior to being seen to confirm the clinics ability to test your child. It is our priority to provide all patients with the appropriate level of care.
If I have a negative Rapid Test, but have not received the state results back. What is it advised I do?
Under the current recommendation from the Wyoming Department of Health it is advised that patients who receive Rapid Antigen testing isolate until their confirmation results are received from the Wyoming State Laboratory. HealthReach conducts confirmation testing on all negative Rapid Antigen results. Results are typically received 1-2 days from delivery of the sample to the Wyoming State Laboratory.
For all employment related questions relating to negative results, please consult your employers human resource department for company protocol.