We offer answers to many of the questions we have been asked so far. Please read through our FAQs below to help you get the information you need.
We are located at the Northbrook Court Shopping Mall: 1515 Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062 |
Yes, an appointment is required. You are able to schedule an appointment by clicking “Book Now” on our website. Please use our Live Chat feature on our website if you need assistance.
If you have active symptoms, we recommend both the Rapid Antigen Test, for quick results, and the Saliva PCR test to confirm the Rapid Antigen Test results.
For Saliva PCR tests, notification of your test result will come directly from our partner lab, Simple Labs. For all rapid tests, notifcation of your test result will come directly from or COVID Diagnostics email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to monitor your email inbox and your junk folder for results.
No doctor referral is needed.
We have Rapid PCR, Rapid Antigen and Saliva PCR Tests, as well as offer a combo Rapid COVID-19 Antigen with Flu A and B detection test. You will give yourself the test with our contactless guidance. Our rapid tests are performed via nasal swab. The swab is placed 1 inch into the nostril and gently rotated. Our Saliva PCR test is performed by spitting into a small test tube.
Our Rapid Antigen test has been reported to not cause discomfort. The swab is inserted approximately 1 inch which would typically not cause pain or discomfort. Our Saliva PCR test involves simply spitting into a tube and may be the preferred test for those who are not comfortable with a nasal swab.
The Rapid Antigen test takes approximately 30 seconds. Wait for your informal results within 15-30 min or drive away and receive your offical results within 1-3 hours via email notification. Rapid Nasal PCR Test takes approximately 30 seconds and results are available with 1-2 hours. Our Saliva PCR test takes approximately 3-7 minutes. You will receive your results via email within 1-2 days.
Our Saliva PCR test is $125 without insurance and $59 with insurance. All insurance plans are accepted. The cost of the Rapid Antigen test is $99. The cost of the Rapid PCR test is $225. No insurance is accepted for Rapid tests.
Yes. We offer a discounted price for multiple tests in a single vehicle.
Yes. We offer workplace testing, business accounts, and bulk testing discounts. Please email us at email@example.com with any inquiries.
Patients over 5 years old and who are able to spit on demand can take the Saliva PCR test. The Rapid Antigen test and Rapid PCR test can be used on infants and children (by caregiver) of any age.
If you had a positive COVID-19 test, according to CDC guidelines, please self-isolate at home except to get medical care and contact your doctor as needed. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html
Saliva PCR and Rapid Nasal PCR test results can generally be used when traveling internationally. We advise that you check with the airline and country websites. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-air-travel.html
Yes, a link to official report will be emailed through a secure patient portal. You may share this report as needed.
Believe you may have been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19
Have recently traveled
Are planning to visit family or friends
Are returning to work
Are travelling somewhere that requires proof of a negative test
Want peace of mind!
Our Northbrook, IL drive-up COVID-19 testing site is open 7 days a week from 7am to 2pm. Book an appointment, come at the scheduled time and date, park in one of our designated spaces and then text us at the number found on our parking sign. Please bring a copy of your Drivers License or State ID.