COVID-19 Abbott Now Rapid COVID-19 Test

Rapid COVID-19 Testing is available on October 1st, 2020.

Right now, rapid COVID-19 testing costs $95 for most insurances and $135 for non-insurance cost.

AFC Urgent Care Clearwater offers Rapid COVID-19 testing for patients in the surrounding Clearwater Beach area. As COVID-19 testing continues to increase in demand, patients will need immediate results to quickly determine if they can return to work, school, and other normal activities. 

That is why AFC Clearwater is equipping our local urgent care center and walk-in clinic with Rapid COVID-19 testing equipment. Our provider team understands that your safety during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond is paramount as the nation continues to evaluate this disease. The fastest way to book rapid coronavirus testing at AFC Clearwater is via walk-in visit.

If you’d like to know more about our testing capabilities, other types of COVID-19 testing, and the specifics of rapid testing, then keep reading below: 

What is Rapid COVID-19 Testing? How does it work?

COVID-19 Rapid Test analysis

A Rapid COVID-19 test is an molecular PCR test that can quickly detect the presence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Rapid COVID-19 tests at AFC Urgent Care Clearwater also use a swab sample to then determine if a patient has an active infection.

Rapid tests can return positive results in as quick as 3-5 minutes while a negative test may only take 15 minutes to confirm. AFC Urgent Care Clearwater providers are all trained in using our testing devices to provide a safe, sanitary, and accessible urgent care testing facility. 

Abbott ID NOW Industry-Standard COVID Tests

Rapid COVID-19 Test Abbott at Clearwater, FL

AFC Urgent Care Clearwater uses Abbott’s ID NOW COVID testing devices to perform rapid tests for our patients. Our management team selected Abbott for their high-standards of quality, accuracy, and access to testing. 

Rapid tests can return positive results in as quick as 3-5 minutes while a negative test may only take 15 minutes to confirm. AFC Urgent Care Clearwater providers are all trained in using our Abbott testing devices for rapid COVID-19 testing. Below are the resources that patients can view to learn more about specifications.