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COVID-19 Testing Offered on a Convenient, Walk-In Basis in Glastonbury, CT

Picture of a doctor holding a swab for a COVID-19 test.If you’re experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or if you’ve recently been exposed to someone with a suspected or confirmed case of the virus, you should get tested as soon as possible. Fortunately, if you’re in Glastonbury, Connecticut, you won’t need to go far. PhysicianOne Urgent Care—a trusted immediate care provider—proudly offers walk-in COVID-19 testing to patients in this community.

PCR Testing vs. Rapid Testing

If you’ve done any research into COVID-19 testing, you’ve probably seen that there are two types of tests available: polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests and rapid antigen tests (both of which are offered at PhysicianOne Urgent Care). While PCR tests look for genetic material specific to COVID-19, rapid tests look for protein fragments specific to the virus. PCR test results are generally more accurate than rapid test results, but take longer to receive—rapid test results are often available in as little as 15 minutes, while PCR test results typically take 24 hours (or longer during peak periods).

PhysicianOne Urgent Care also offers COVID-19 antibody testing. This is a blood test that looks for IgM and IgG antibodies. Rather than diagnosing a current COVID-19 infection, an antibody test is generally used to determine whether someone was previously infected with the virus, and thus isn’t appropriate for a patient who’s currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

Walk-In Testing Available

Many providers require appointments for COVID-19 testing, so you might assume that there’s no alternative. Luckily for you, if you’re in Glastonbury or the surrounding area, you can turn to PhysicianOne Urgent Care for walk-in COVID-19 testing. Our local urgent care center, which you’ll find at 2928 Main Street, is open every day of the year with extended hours.

Stop in whenever you have time, or cut down on your wait by checking in online ahead of time. You can also schedule a Virtual Visit to confirm whether you need to come in for an in-person test. We’ll provide you with the testing you need and, if necessary, recommend the appropriate treatments for COVID-19.

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