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Close Contact to COVID-19
Close Contact (Exposure) to COVID-19
How to be tested for the COVID-19 virus at AFC Urgent Care Thornton
If you have had suspected exposure to COVID-19, and would like to get a Covid test, AFC Urgent Care in Thornton has you covered! Our clinic offers a quick and convenient Swab-N-Go solution so you can have peace of mind and keep your loved ones safe from infection. Stop into our location in Thornton, CO for a nasal swab test and your results will be available within 1 hour.
We offer different test options depending on the situation or patient preference:
Rapid Antigen test
Rapid RT-PCR test
Rapid NAAT test
AFC Urgent Care Thornton has walk-in availability, or you can reserve your spot online to save time! The clinic is conveniently located near Northglenn, Eastlake, Henderson, and Todd Creek and we proudly serve all neighboring communities in Colorado.
What to do when exposed to or in close contact with COVID-19?
If you have recently been exposed to someone known or suspected to have COVID-19, you could be at risk of infection yourself and possibly develop symptoms. COVID-19 spreads through close contact with another infected person. It’s important to know that you can still be infected with COVID-19 up to 14 days after you have been exposed to the virus.
As soon as you develop any symptoms, test immediately.
Consider testing before contact with someone at high risk for severe COVID-19, especially if you are in an area with a medium or high COVID-19 Community Level.
If you are in certain high-risk settings, you may need to test as part of a screening testing program.
If you were exposed to COVID-19 and do not have symptoms, wait at least 4 days after your exposure before testing. If you test too early, you may be more likely to get an inaccurate result.
Q. Does AFC Urgent Care Thornton have Swab-N-Go testing?
A. AFC Urgent Care in Thornton, CO offers a quick and convenient Swab-N-Go testing service if you have been exposed to COVID-19, traveling, attending an event, or returning to work/school. Depending on the situation, budget, or patient preference, we will work with you individually to figure out the best testing solution for your individual case.
If you have developed any COVID-19-like symptoms, one of our medical providers will complete a thorough evaluation, in addition to the Covid test, to determine the cause of your health issue.
Q: How long does it take for COVID-19 test results?
A: Typically, results are available within 1 hour! This is because our COVID-19 tests are processed by our in-house medical laboratory. Your Covid test results can be printed in the clinic or delivered automatically to your secure patient portal.