Rapid COVID-19 Test is Now Available
Vitality Urgent Care is happy to announce that we are now offering the RAPID Covid-19 test that allows patients to get preliminary 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 2-4 Hours
- Not suitable for Pre-Procedural & Pre-Travel COVID Exam & Testing
- Same-day appointments are available!
- Test Site in Wheeling, IL
- Rapid Test Cost: $150
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 1-2 hours 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: At this point, we are unable to accept insurance for RAPID Testing purposes. The cost of the test will be $150. If you would like to use your insurance, please book RT-PCR Testing option (results 2-3 days).
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!