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AFC Urgent Care Denver clinics and COVID-19 testing facilities in Denver Leetsdale, Denver Speer, Cherry Creek, Denver Highlands, and Denver Park Hill offer Rapid COVID-19 testing and antigen tests for patients. As COVID-19 testing continues to increase in demand, patients will need immediate results to quickly determine if they can return to work, school, and other normal activities.
That is why AFC Denver is equipping all local walk-in clinics and urgent care centers with Rapid Antigen COVID-19 testing equipment. Our provider team understands that your safety during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond is paramount as the nation continues to evaluate this disease. The fastest way to book rapid coronavirus testing at any Denver urgent care center is to use the scheduling widget above to choose their nearest clinic or by calling any of our locations.
If you’d like to know more about our testing capabilities, other types of COVID-19 testing, and the specifics of rapid testing, then keep reading below:
Rapid COVID-19 Testing FAQs
Q: What is Rapid COVID-19 Testing? Why is it different than standard testing?
A: Rapid COVID-19 Testing is an antigen test that quickly detects an active COVID-19 infection. A rapid test can provide results to a patient on the same day as their visit. Standard COVID-19 tests take longer to process and results are provided a few days after testing. Rapid testing is a safe and non-invasive way to quickly determine COVID-19 infection risks.
Q: Which urgent care centers in Denver provide Rapid COVID testing?
A: Currently, AFC Urgent Care Denver University Hills, AFC Denver Speer, AFC Denver Park Hill, AFC Denver Highlands, and AFC Denver Cherry Creek all offer rapid COVID-19 testing for patients. Patients can book online on our website.
Q: Does insurance cover my rapid COVID test?
A: Right now, many insurance companies are still determining if rapid COVID-19 testing will be covered under certain plans. Most insurance companies do cover standard testing, but rapid testing could be decided by the insurance plan. Please contact our team to see if insurance will cover your test.
Q: What is the benefit of a rapid test for me?
A: Rapid COVID tests allow workers to quickly get tested if their workplace has requirements for frequent testing. Additionally, a rapid test is a quick and easy way to determine your infection/contagion risks for travel, school, and other activities. Test results are available on the same day as your visit.
Q: Is Rapid COVID-19 Testing safe for patients?
A: Urgent care centers, like our AFC Urgent Care Denver locations, provide a sanitary and social-distanced experience for COVID-19 rapid testing. All patients are seen in our facility that follows strict CDC-guidelines for sanitation and infection control. Additionally, some locations also offer drive-up medical care so patients can safely test for COVID-19 from their car.
One of the few urgent care centers with rapid COVID-19 testing
AFC Urgent Care Denver locations are some of the only urgent care providers that offer High Accuracy FDA- approved EUA SOFIA Rapid COVID-19 tests. These tests are available with appointment and we provide same day results. Patients can schedule an appointment online and then get their test results faster than most other healthcare providers in the city of Denver.
Rapid COVID-19 Testing Basics
A Rapid COVID-19 test is an antigen test that can quickly detect the presence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Rapid COVID testing uses a swab like a standard diagnostic test, which is then inserted into a Fluorescent Immunoassay (FIA) scan to detect the presence of COVID-19.
Rapid tests with an FIA can bring back patient results on the same day of testing and with high levels of accuracy. It is also important to know that an antigen test is far different than an antibody test: an antibody test determines if a patient with a previous COVID-19 infection developed antibodies that fight off the virus. The rapid test determines if a patient currently has COVID-19.
Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Equipment and Specifications
Each AFC Urgent Care Denver location is equipped with a Sofia2 SARS Antigen FIA to quickly detect the presence of antigens of coronavirus and other infectious diseases. The Sofia2 test can detect if you have COVID-19, which can help diagnose your immediate symptoms. The patient overview of the test is available on this fact sheet, which explains the benefits of the test, procedural information, and other information.
Antigen tests at AFC Urgent Care Denver are fast, reliable, and efficient. Read more about the testing specifications here on the Quidell website.
COVID-19 Testing Types at AFC Urgent Care Denver:
COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test
A diagnostic swab test that has a high accuracy rate for negative tests and returns results in 15 minutes. Available at all AFC Urgent Care Denver locations.
COVID-19 Antibody Testing
A blood draw test that detects if a patient has a partial immunity to the COVID-19 virus, due to previous infection. Available at all AFC Urgent Care Denver locations.
COVID-19 Standard Swab Test
A diagnostic swab test that has the most accurate positive test rates and highly accurate negative test rates. Takes longer than antigen tests to process results. Available at all AFC Urgent Care Denver locations.