COVID-19 Testing Clinic Questions and Answers
If you are having signs or symptoms of COVID-19 get yourself tested, regardless of vaccination status or prior infection. Personal Physician Care offers Covid-19 testing in Delray Beach FL and surrounding areas. For more information, call us or book an appointment online.
If you have any symptoms of COVID-19 infection, you should get tested. Getting tested can help you determine how to proceed, and help protect yourself, your family, and our community. We provide testing here at Personal Physician Care, but it’s important for patients to follow certain guidelines for testing, so please call us or keep reading for further details.
What are the Symptoms of COVID-19?
Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms of COVID-19 infection, but older adults and people with certain underlying medical conditions may be at higher risk for developing serious symptoms and complications that require emergency medical attention. Call 911 for serious symptoms and complications, like:
- Trouble breathing
- Constant chest pain or pressure
- Pale, gray, or blue-colored skin, lips, or nails
- Inability to stay awake or wake up
- And possibly other related symptoms
The symptoms above aren’t very common, but they’re serious. There are more common, minor symptoms that can typically be addressed by urgent care. So long as the symptoms aren’t life-threatening, urgent care can handle them. The common, minor symptoms include:
- Shortness of breath or slight difficulty breathing
- Fever or chills
- Muscle or body aches
- Loss of smell or taste
- Sore throat
- Runny nose or congestion
- Nausea or vomiting
- And possibly other related symptoms
Who Can be Tested for COVID-19?
If you or a loved one has the symptoms associated with COVID-19 infection, contact a medical professional. Testing may be necessary. Testing might also be necessary if you’ve had close contact with a person who has COVID-19, or if you’ve taken part in an activity that puts you at higher risk for infection because you could not socially distance.
You might not need to get tested if you have only mild symptoms. After you contact a medical professional, they can tell you whether testing is necessary.
What is the Testing Process for COVID-19?
If you have symptoms or think you’re sick, call a medical professional for specific instructions. By following the instructions, you’ll help protect yourself from infection if you don’t have COVID-19, or you’ll protect your family and other patients if you do have COVID-19.
If you need to have your symptoms diagnosed by a medical professional, the professional may be able to see you for a telemedicine appointment that you can have from the comfort of home. If you require testing for your symptoms, come to Personal Physician Care today.
How is COVID-19 Diagnosed?
To test for COVID-19, a medical professional may swab a sample from your nose or throat, then test the sample. The swabbing is very simple for the patient, and the testing may be very quick. At Personal Physician Care, a professional may be able to test the sample right at the clinic and provide you with quick results. Please contact us at Personal Physician Care to learn more about testing.
Do you Have a COVID-19 Testing Clinic Near Me?
Yes, we do. Personal Physician Care is located near you in Delray Beach, FL and we provide COVID-19 testing here. Please understand that it’s important to be safe with testing, so we ask that you call us for testing instructions and further details. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about testing and taking the necessary precautions. If it turns out that you or a loved one needs to be tested, we can test you safely at our clinic’s curbside, and we may be able to provide quick results.
If you have any questions about COVID-19 testing at Personal Physician Care, contact us today! For more information, please call us or book an appointment online. We serve patients from Delray Beach FL, Boca Raton FL, Boynton Beach FL, Sun Valley FL, High Point FL, and surrounding areas.