This is a nasal swab test to see if a person currently has the Covid-19 infection. Test results become available in 15 minutes. This type of test may be particularly useful if a person has been knowingly exposed to someone who is Covid-19 positive, is beginning to show troubling symptoms, or works in a healthcare facility with suspected Covid-19 cases. Additionally, the test may be used for admission to certain states and cities who are restricting travel for citizens from Arkansas (check with officials at your destination location to confirm). The test being offered is the BD Veritor System for Rapid Detection . The United States FDA has made this test available under an emergency access mechanism called an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). The test is $90 and is available by appointment only.
Testing times are available Monday – Friday 9:00 – 5:00. Individuals should park in the designated area and call inside the pharmacy before coming in. Once directed into the secure location, a pharmacist in personal protective equipment will collect the sample. Patient may wait in vehicle for test results or we can call you with the results.