FREE COVID-19 & ANTIBODY TESTING AVAILABLE in Farmington, NM
How COVID-19 Testing is Conducted
Sample will be collected through Nasopharyngeal Swab. The technician will put a special 6-inch cotton swab up your nose and move it around for about 15 seconds. It won't hurt, but it might be uncomfortable. Our team will send the swab to the lab to test the material from inside your nose. Results will be available in 3-5 days. COVID-19 testing is free under the Families First Coronavirus Act.
How Antibody Testing for COVID-19 is Conducted
Sample will be collected through a blood draw. Antibody tests check your blood by looking for antibodies, which can show if you had a past infection with the virus that causes COVID-19. Antibodies are proteins that help fight off infections and usually provide protection against getting that disease again (immunity). Antibodies are disease specific. Once blood sample is collected, our team will send sample to the lab. Results will be available in 3-5 days. COVID-19 Antibody testing is free under the Families First Coronavirus Act.
What is the Families First Coronavirus Response Act?
This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak by providing free COVID-19 Testing. See Full Details Here
FARMINGTON - Walk-in/Drive-Up Testing
What to bring with you to your COVID-19 testing:
- Bring Photo ID / Drivers License
- Know Social Security Number or Bring Social Security Card
Bring Insurance Card
- For Patients WITH insurance: Testing is covered by insurance, Co-pay is waived through Families First Coronavirus Response Act
- For Patients WITHOUT insurance: Families First Coronavirus Response Act covers cost of testing
Why is COVID-19 Testing Important?
Testing plays a key role in our country's efforts to tract and contain this highly contagious virus in an unprecedented time. By testing as much of the population as possible we can contact trace, provide data to healthcare officials, isolate infected persons to help slow the spread of the virus.
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