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July 26, 2021

How Long After Exposure to Test Positive for Covid?

After any exposure to COVID-19, concern about whether or not you will fall ill and develop symptoms is going to be front of mind. Along with this is a desire for COVID-19 testing. Whether you aren’t feeling well or worry you might be asymptomatic, a diagnostic test is the only way to get the answers to your concerns and questions. Unfortunately, you may not be able to just run out and get a test the moment you learn you have been exposed. Here’s what you need to know about timing your COVID-19 test after exposure so you will know confidently you have gotten reliable results.

July 26, 2021

How soon after exposure to Covid are you contagious?

“I have Covid” – a dreaded text message or phone call that no one wants to receive, and one that starts you down the path of trying to figure out what comes next. If you’ve had an exposure to COVID-19 recently, you may have questions about what you need to do, and we have compiled some answers to help you navigate this process. From COVID-19 testing to contagious periods, let’s dive in and look at the details.

July 26, 2021

Will I be contacted if I have been exposed to COVID19?

Within the past year, many people have been involved in contact tracing. But for those of you who are unsure of the term, contact tracing is the process of notifying individuals who have had exposure to COVID-19 Contact tracers address questions and concerns, refer individuals to COVID-19 testing, encourage self-quarantine, monitor symptoms, and assess individual needs for additional supportive services during the quarantine period.

July 26, 2021

When Should You Get Tested After Exposure to Someone With Covid19?

Getting tested after exposure to COVID-19 is a decision that can be inspired by both emotions and logic. On the one hand, anxiety and concern about potentially having COVID-19 means you might want to get tested regardless. But scientific understanding of COVID-19 has advanced enough that we now understand when COVID-19 testing is really essential, and when it’s more optional. If you’re questioning whether or not to get a COVID-19 test, you have come to the right place.

July 26, 2021

How Long After Exposure to COVID Should I Get Tested?

If you have experienced exposure to COVID-19, you’re probably wondering “when should I get tested for COVID after exposure?” It is recommended you wait between five-seven days to receive the most accurate results. While you wait to get tested and receive your results, it can be normal to develop some fear and anxiety—especially if you become symptomatic. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help you understand when to get tested (or retested), what to do while you wait, when to get an antibody test, and how all of this is affected by receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Read this article to explore answers to these common questions and concerns.

July 16, 2021

Exposure to COVID-19

Let’s review some of the current best practices to follow after exposure to COVID-19, including guidelines for social distancing and quarantine, when to get tested, and what symptoms to be on the lookout for.

July 16, 2021

COVID-19 Antibody Test

COVID-19 antibody tests have the potential to play a critical role in helping our communities move forward. As the COVID-19 pandemic has unfolded, interest has grown in antibody COVID-19 testing as a way to measure how far the infection has spread and to identify individuals who may be immune.

COVID blood test vials
July 16, 2021

Blood Test For COVID-19

The 2020 pandemic has led to many questions around COVID-19 and a lot of new vocabulary for many people. Questions often pop up, like: Can you test for COVID with a blood test? How long are COVID antibodies detectable? Does COVID show up in blood work? and it can be difficult to find the answers you need.

covid-19 test tube
July 16, 2021

Types of COVID Tests

Whether it’s your first COVID-19 test or just your most recent, every person wants to know about the types of COVID-19 testing available, which test they should get, and increasingly, whether they can and should do a COVID-19 test at home.

COVID Nasal Swab
July 16, 2021

COVID-19 PCR Tests

The PCR COVID-19 test, is considered to be the “gold standard” of COVID-19 tests. It is commonly preferred by medical practitioners due to its high level of accuracy and reliability, even among samples with low levels of the virus. This article will discuss what the PCR COVID test is, how it works, and provide important details about the accuracy of this reliable test.

July 15, 2021

COVID-19 Testing

As we settle into our new normal, many people may think that COVID-19 testing may soon fall out of use. However, regardless of changing local regulations or mask mandates being dropped, the SARS-CoV-2 virus is still around, and the reality is that Covid testing is here to stay.