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Pre-Procedural COVID Exam & Testing

Pre-Travel COVID Testing

Vitality Urgent Care Provides COVID-19 Testing via RT-PCR technology

Vitality Urgent Care Provides the RT PCR COVID-19 tests in our testing facility by appointment only. Our team is dedicated to delivering results with a turn-around time of fewer than 24 hours. We understand the tight Travel deadlines and provide peace of mind for your next trip.

What kind of Pre-Travel COVID-19 tests does Vitality Urgent Care offer and why?

  1. RT-PCR (Real-Time PCR) COVID-19 Nasal or oral swab that has been authorized by the FDA and developed by Thermo Fisher Scientific. This test has been authorized for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid from the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Results < 24 hours.
  2. RT-PCR (Real-Time PCR) COVID-19 Nasal test has been authorized by the FDA. Xpert® Xpress SARS-CoV-2 is a rapid real-time RT-PCR test developed by Cepheid. Results < 2 hours.

We selected this particular technology for Pre-Travel testing due to being highly accurate and most reliable. RT-PCR tests continue to be “the gold standard” for clinical diagnostic detection of Coronavirus decease.

In addition, many countries require incoming visitors to have a negative RT-PCR or PCR COVID-19 test 48 – 72 hours prior to entry. Most countries will reject the proof of a negative Antigen test, so it is important to be aware of the country’s specific requirements in place for border entry during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Why Vitality Urgent Care?

  • FDA Authorized RT-PCR Testing 
  • Guaranteed results in hours, on the same day or in 24-48 hours, depending on your need
  • Emailed PDF Results
  • Custom documentation and Fit-To-Fly documentation provided (Hong Kong, Thai “Fit to Fly”, Austria Certificate, Japan Certificate, Custom documentation to Spain with passport info)
  • Mobile testing available – we can come to your home or office/site
  • Available for individuals and groups
  • Price transparency

 

Please note that COVID tests that are done solely for travel reasons are not submitted to insurance. That means you’ll need to pay out-of-pocket for your travel-related coronavirus test.

The travel experience looks a little different now, and we’re here to help you arrive prepared!

Keep travel safe and COVID free!

Pre-Travel COVID exam

Traveling to or within the U.S.

Foreign nationals traveling from select countries, to the U.S. may be prohibited from entering and may be required to complete documentation. U.S. citizens returning from international locations should visit The State Department for any country-specific requirements upon return. All passengers may be subject to health screening and temperature checks upon entry. Some U.S. states require additional measures. Please review your destination state below for more information and visit the CDC State and Territorial Healthresources to check restrictions published by each state before traveling.

COVID Preprocedural Exam and Testing

Pre-Procedural COVID Exam & Testing

  • Keep procedural centers safe and COVID free
  • Pre-Surgical COVID consult & Testing
  • Pre-Dental Procedure COVID Testing
  • Custom scheduling and follow up
  • Gold Standard RT-PCR
  • Results in < 48 hours
  • FREE WITH MOST INSURANCES

Vitality Urgent care partnered with medical and dental providers across Illinois to provide COVID 19 clearance exams before up-coming procedures. Our dedicated providers examine and test patients with advanced RT-PCR technology. Results typically available within 48 hours and help minimize the pre-procedural infection gaps. We are here to assist patients and facilities to proceed with upcoming procedures in a timely manner.

Community Testing

Individual COVID-19 Testing

COVID 19 TEST FREE WITH MOST COMMERCIAL INSURANCES AND MEDICARE ( PRE-TRAVEL EXCLUDED)

  • Gold Standard RT-PCR
  • Same Day RT-PCR Available with in-house lab – Xpert® Xpress SARS-CoV-2/Flu/RSV
  • Rapid Antigen Testing – Sophia 2 Analyzer (Same-day Results – not for travel)
  • Pre-Travel COVID-19 Testing ( RT-PCR only) – Expedited results available  <24 hours.
  • Post-Exposure Testing
  • Return-to-Work Testing

RT-PCR tests – RT-PCR is the gold-standard of COVID 19 testing. Vitality Urgent Care has an in-house laboratory that allows us to analyze selected samples without relying on other variables within 2 hours turn around time. We also utilized local labs for nonurgent RT-PCR testing with the typical turn around time of 48 – 96 hours

 

Rapid Antigen test – Rapid COVID-19 with Sophia 2 Analyzer detects specific proteins in the collected sample, which may indicate a COVID-19 infection. Antigen testing is a more affordable choice for those who need answers immediately. Results are available at the point-of-care, normally in less than an hour.

 

 

Antibody Testing Covid-19

Antibody Covid-19 Testing

In these unprecedented times, Vitality Urgent Care is committed to ensuring the health of our patients through access to quality care and timely information. Today we are glad to announce that Vitality offers an FDA-authorized COVID-19 Antibody Test performed via Quest Labs.

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Rapid COVID-19 Test

Rapid COVID-19 Test

Vitality Urgent Care is happy to announce that we are now offering the RAPID Covid-19 test that allows patients to get test results the same day. The rapid test we use is Sofia SARS-CoV-2 antigen FIA by Quidel, which we believe is the most accurate same-day test on the market. The rapid test is perfect for those who need a quick Covid-19 test, but do not require the RT-PCR test.

  • Sofia2 SARS Technology
  • Rapid Antigen Testing
  • Results in less than 2 Hours
  • Not suitable  for Pre-Procedural  & Pre-Travel COVID Exam & Testing
  • Same-day appointments are available!
  • Free with most insurances or $200 without insurance

Book Testing Now

 


Rapid COVID-19 Test FAQ

Q: Is the rapid test accurate?
A: The Sofia SARS Antigen FIA has very high sensitivity, with a recorded accuracy of 96.7%.

Q: How quickly can I get a result?
A: Rapid test results are provided < 1 hour following the test.

Q: How is the rapid test done?
A: The rapid test is a quick and simple nasal swab.

Q: Who should get a rapid test?
A: If you are symptomatic or have been directly exposed to somebody who tested positive, the rapid Covid-19 test is an option for you.

Q: Do you accept insurance?
A: We accept most PPO commercial insurances

Q: What is the difference between the rapid test and the RT-PCR test?
A: The rapid test detects nucleocapsid protein from SARS-CoV and SARS-CoV-2 virus, while the RT-PCR test detects nucleic acid from the virus. In other words, the RT-PCR test detects viral DNA and the rapid test detects viral protein.

Same-day appointments are available!

Richard A (Google)

Google Reviews for Urgent Care Dr Levin and the entire vitality staff have been amazing. I found them before Covid hit, and with 3 small kids at home it is such a blessing to have a doctor come to you for sore throats, pink eye, cuts, bruises, and all other things that kids get into monthly. For my wife and I, their available hours are well into the night, so after work appointments are super Convenient. Not waiting in sick rooms is great. And now, throughout covid, at home covid tests certainly beat waiting in hours-long lines like our friends and family. I can’t recommend highly enough, we should have done this years ago! Thanks Dr Levin and team!

Rachel Sepelyak, Schaumburg (Google)

Google Reviews for Urgent CareI was in Rolling Meadows for a week of training – without knowing anyone or having my own transportation. I woke up at 9pm with a high fever and didn’t know what to do. I knew I couldn’t change flying home the next day feeling so sick. I immediately began to research urgent cares in the area & found Dr. Levin. WHAT A BLESSING! At first I was nervous having someone come to my hotel room – but after setting up my appointment and talking with Izabella I felt immediately at ease and safe. Dr. Levin came and treated my illness at my hotel. He was extremely professional, friendly, and compassionate. I appreciated how he talked me through everything he was doing and what his thoughts were. I was amazed he was able to to a rapid strep test right in front of me. Dr Levin and Izabella were my saving grace while I was traveling. thank you so much for your help and the kindness you showed me!!!!!

Nicole Mueller, Schaumburg (Google)

Google Reviews for Urgent CareWe use Vitality often as urgent care for our sons and also primary care for me. Words can not express how blessed we are to have them. This week my son fell ill and I scheduled Rod to come out and see him. My son is alive today because Rod is amazing at what he does. What we thought was probably an infection, Rod knew was something more severe. My son was sent to the ER and diagnosed with a deficiency that can cause acute severe anemia. I highly recommend this company. I know for a fact that the care received here is unlike anywhere else.

Kevin Lott, Rolling-Meadows (Google)

Google Reviews for Urgent CareWonderful and caring doctor. Even took the time to get me to Walgreens to meet my fiance and get my prescription. You can not get better than that. Love you man and even though I’m leaving town tomorrow I’ll always remember that act of kindness you extended to me. Keep being awesome and I wish you the best with your business! It’s looking bright!

Frank Huang, Arlington-Heights (Google)

Google Reviews for Urgent CareIncredibly responsive. Rod was excellent with his care of my son. The price, convenience and quality of care is what sets this company apart from others. Highly recommend.