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DUE TO THE CURRENT SURGE, APPOINTMENTS ARE RECOMMENDED. WE ARE ACCEPTING WALK-INS.


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AFC Urgent Care Edgewater is now offering rapid COVID-19 diagnostic swab testing to provide patients that believe they may have a risk of COVID-19, or need to travel or return to work, in just a few minutes.

We have provided a list of frequently asked questions about Rapid COVID-19 testing procedures and policies to help our patients easily book testing whenever they need it. If you have additional questions, then please contact us today or book your COVID-19 test once you’re ready for testing.

Rapid COVID-19 Testing FAQ in Edgewater, MD

Q. What is a Rapid COVID-19 Test?

A. A Rapid PCR test is a nasal swab used to detect an active strain of the COVID-19 virus. Patients that are experiencing symptoms or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive should receive a rapid COVID test.

Q. How does Rapid COVID Testing work?

A. Patients that book an appointment online will then receive confirmation of a time and visit to get tested. Our providers will then test patients using proper CDC guidelines for infection control and safe procedures, to minimize infections. Patients will then get the result of their test during their visit.

Q. What if I want to learn more about specific Rapid COVID testing policies?

A. We always encourage our patients to view all Rapid COVID-19 testing options in Edgewater, MD on our website. Patients can navigate our policies, procedures, and book their test on the page under “Rapid COVID-19 Testing."

Q. What should I do if I have a positive result?

A. You should stay home and avoid contact with others. Drink plenty of fluids throughout the quarantine process and get enough rest. Monitor your symptoms to make sure you are getting better and stay in touch with your doctor. It is recommended to quarantine for at least 10 days after symptoms start.

Q. What should I do if I have a negative test?

A. Receiving a negative tests means your body did not show active signs of the virus at the time. If you start experiencing symptoms, get tested again. If not, continue following governmental guidelines, wash your hands frequently, maintain a distance of 6 feet between others, and wear a mask when in public.

Q. Is rapid testing covered by insurance?

A. Whether or not you are covered for rapid tests will depend on your current insurance plan. Some insurance plans do not cover rapid testing. Please refer to our list of current, accepted insurance plans and determine whether your policy covers rapid tests. We recommend calling your health plan provider to learn more about coverage. Self-pay options are available as well.

Q. Are there other types of testing available?

A. AFC Urgent Care Edgewater also offers standard COVID-19 testing for patients as well, just talk to our team if you have more questions or use the online portal to book an appointment.

Q. Where can I get a rapid COVID test near Edgewater, MD?

A. AFC Urgent Care Edgewater offers rapid COVID-19 testing for all patients near Edgewater, MD as well as Annapolis, Crownsville, Davidsonville, and Parole, MD. Learn more today!

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AFC Urgent Care Edgewater is located within short distance of major metropolitation districts of Maryland. Patients can easily access rapid COVID-19 testing services, as well as urgent care medical needs, from our convenient location. Patients that live in the following townships and communities are a short drive away from AFC Urgent Care Edgewater:

  • Edgewater, MD
  • Annapolis, MD
  • Crownsville, MD
  • Davidsonville, MD
  • Parole, MD
  • And other local communites!

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AFC Urgent Care FAQs

  • Why does AFC provide two different COVID tests?

    We offer a rapid test because they provide highly reliable results on the spot; however, they do produce more false negatives than the RT-PCR COVID-19 Test. Doing both tests is our way of ensuring that you get the most accurate results possible without having to put your life on hold.

  • How long does it take to get a COVID test?

    We're able to get many patients in and out in a matter of minutes, but the length of time you'll spend in our clinic will depend on wait times that day.

  • How much does it cost to get a COVID test?

    That will ultimately depend on your insurance coverage. Presently, many people with insurance are able to get tested at no charge. If you’re uninsured, AFC’s cash pay prices are highly competitive – contact us for the details.

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