Steps To Receive a COVID-19 PCR Test
- Find your nearest MD Now clinic.
- Walk in
- Our trained healthcare professionals will perform a brief medical evaluation and PCR swab test for COVID-19.
If you need to take a COVID-19 PCR test to travel or for work-related reasons, trust the physician-led team of healthcare professionals at MD Now to administer a PCR test with care at one of our more than 60 state-of-the-art clinics across Florida. We’ve partnered with the leading national CLIA-certified lab to provide results you can trust within 48 hours or less. We’re open 365 days a year. Just walk in—no appointment is necessary.
If you’ve already come in for PCR Testing at MD Now, you can easily access your results online as soon as they are ready.Get Results
Yes. In addition to our standard infection control protocols, which include sanitizing exam rooms and tablets between patients and sanitizing common areas regularly throughout the day, we have taken additional steps to protect our patients and staff which include:
Yes. In collaboration with one of the top CLIA-certified high complexity laboratories in the nation and one that is qualified to perform this type of testing, MD NOW’s COVID-19 PCR assay is cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA).
All patients who come in for a COVID-19 evaluation will be evaluated by a provider to assess their health history as well as symptoms, if any are present, before ordering a COVID-19 swab test.
The test we use is a nasal swab test. One of our trained medical professionals will use the swab to get a sample of nasal secretions to send to the lab. This is done by inserting the swab into your nostril approximately 1 inch into the nasal passage (mid-way).
Our team is working as quickly as possible to meet the needs of our community and provide test results back in a timely manner. Your test result will be available within 48 hours or less†. However, depending on when you came in to the clinic to get tested, results times may vary.
Your results can be viewed through the BioReference Laboratories patient portal. Follow the steps below to access your results.
1. Go to bioreference.com/patient-portal and select PATIENT PORTAL.
2. Click the CREATE AN ACCOUNT button and complete the registration process.
3. Results typically are available within 48 hours of your test. However, it may vary depending on the day and time the test occurred so please continue to check back regularly.
Please directly contact the clinic your child was tested at for their COVID-19 results.
Yes, the PCR swab test for infection will allow MD Now to provide clearance for COVID-19. Your employer will determine return-to-work protocols.
People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness.
These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus:
If you experience any of these symptoms, we encourage you to come in and be evaluated for COVID-19. We will be able to evaluate your symptoms and tell you the next steps to take.
Please be aware some people may have uncommon symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, conjunctivitis, signs of a stroke, or rashes such as hives, blister-type lesions, or blue fingertips and toes. Children may present with the signs and symptoms of Kawasaki’s Disease. Older individuals may also present with unusual symptoms such as confusion, sleeping more, dizziness, or decreased appetite.
If your symptoms become severe, call 911.
Yes, rapid testing is also available at all of our more than 60 locations. For more information on all our COVID-19 services, click here.
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to COVID-19. It is thought Coronavirus is spread mainly from person-to-person who are in close contact through respiratory droplets produced from an infected person. To reduce the spread of COVID-19 everyone should:
Visit the CDC website for more tips on handwashing techniques and how to further protect yourself and others.
Online check-ins are a great way to let us know you are on your way. We will do our best to see you at your check in time, but patients with more emergent needs will require immediate treatment.