Where do I sign up for a COVID test?

 

Each our urgent cares has a different sign up page for COVID testing. Please follow the following links to sign up for an online visit and COVID test:

 

 

What insurances do you accept?

 

The medical insurances that we accept can be found on Brentview’s medical insurance page.

 

 

What types of COVID testing do you have?

 

Brentview Medical Urgent Care carries the following types of COVID tests:

  • COVID PCR tests
  • COVID antibody tests (IgG & IgM)
  • Rapid COVID antigen tests

 

 

Do I have to do a telemedicine visit to get a COVID swab?

 

If you are going through insurance, you must have a telemedicine visit prior to your swab. If you are not going through insurance, no online visit is required.

 

 

Are you seeing patients physically in the clinic for COVID?

 

No. All consultations for active COVID or COVID testing are currently done online.

 

 

Where do I get swabbed?

 

After your online visit, we will invite you for a drive through swab.

  • If you were seen online by the WeHo team, drive to the alley behind the urgent care.
  • If you were seen online by the Brentwood team, drive to the white loading zone in front of the urgent care.

 

 

Can I walk over for the swab?

 

Yes. You are not required to be in a car.

  • In West Hollywood, come to the back alley.
  • In Brentwood, come to the planter in front of the clinic.

 

 

How is the swab performed?

 

You can either self swab (under direct observation by our staff) or have our staff swab you. Please let our staff know which way you prefer to be swabbed.

 

 

Can I still get tested if you are fully booked?

 

Maybe. If insurance-pay testing is fully booked for the day, self-pay tests may still be available.

Please click the “self pay” COVID testing option on the dropdown to book a self pay COVID test.

 

 

How long does it take to get a rapid COVID test back?

 

Around 30 minutes

 

 

How long does it take to get a PCR COVID test back?

 

We generally get results back within 24-48 hours. Sometimes it can take as long as 72 hours to get results back.

Testing on Friday or Saturday may delay results since the lab is closed on Sunday.

 

 

What is the price of COVID testing outside of insurance?

 

  • Rapid COVID Antigen Test: $125
  • PCR COVID Test: $150

To see a full list of our cash prices, please visit our cash price menu.

 

 

Can I book a test multiple days in advance?

 

No. All online visits must be scheduled on the same day as testing.

 

 

What is the accuracy of the rapid PCR test?

 

The rapid antigen test has a sensitivity of 84%. 84 out of 100 positive cases return as positive.

 

 

What is the most accurate test to detect COVID?

 

A PCR test. This is a send out test that is performed by an outside laboratory. Results generally take 24-48 hours to come back.

 

 

Who manufactures your rapid COVID test?

 

BD

 

 

Which outside labs do you use for your PCR testing?

 

We use the following labs for COVID PCR testing:

 

 

When should I be tested?

 

We generally recommend testing a minimum of five days post exposure. Studies show that testing a minimum of 5 days after exposure decreases the likelihood of a false negative.

 

 

What are the symptoms of COVID?

 

Any cough or cold symptom should be considered COVID until proven otherwise. Isolate, test, and stay in touch with our medical providers.

 

 

What is the incubation period of COVID?

 

2-14 days

 

 

Will you be offering the COVID vaccine when it comes out?

 

Yes, we will working to get the vaccine as soon as it is commercially available.