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PM Pediatrics, Selden

PM Pediatrics

4.76(293 reviews)
239 Middle Country Rd, Coram, NY 11727239 Middle Country Rd
OpenTue 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Recent patient review

The nice nurse lady Ashley was so great. She made my big child feel so well taken care of! She’s the best!
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PhysicianOne Urgent Care, Stratford

PhysicianOne Urgent Care

4.36(107 reviews)
1040 Barnum Ave, Stratford, CT 066141040 Barnum Ave
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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The nurse and doctor were amazing, kind and listen to my concerns. I would recommend this urgent care to others
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I was seen quickly, without being in a waiting room for hours! Friendly and thorough, an amazing patient experience!

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PM Pediatrics, Selden

PM Pediatrics

4.76(293 reviews)
239 Middle Country Rd, Coram, NY 11727239 Middle Country Rd
OpenTue 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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The nice nurse lady Ashley was so great. She made my big child feel so well taken care of! She’s the best!
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PM Pediatrics, Commack

PM Pediatrics

4.75(157 reviews)
6218 Jericho Turnpike, Commack, NY 117256218 Jericho Turnpike
OpenTue 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Recent patient review

We had to go back for a follow up for my daughter on Easter Day, From the check in lady at front desk, to the floor manager and the dr on call, all were superb. Very friendly, professional and actually took time to listen and speak with us did not feel rushed, would def go back if / when needed
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PM Pediatrics, Syosset

PM Pediatrics

4.86(105 reviews)
596 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset, NY 11791596 Jericho Turnpike
OpenTue 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Recent patient review

Very accommodating, friendly, easy booking appointment on line no long wait
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PM Pediatrics, North Babylon

PM Pediatrics

4.68(241 reviews)
1130 Deer Park Ave, North Babylon, NY 117031130 Deer Park Ave
OpenTue 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Recent patient review

Staff/ Doc very curious & professional.
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PM Pediatrics, Mamaroneck

PM Pediatrics

4.81(183 reviews)
620 E Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck, NY 10543620 E Boston Post Rd
OpenTue 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Recent patient review

Great. But I’m still waiting for my covid results and it’s been almost 2 days
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PhysicianOne Urgent Care, Derby

PhysicianOne Urgent Care

4.76(4.6k reviews)
78 Pershing Dr, Derby, CT 0641878 Pershing Dr
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Had a very good experience
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PhysicianOne Urgent Care, Virtual Visits Connecticut

PhysicianOne Urgent Care

4.81(1.2k reviews)
76 Pershing Dr, Derby, CT 0641876 Pershing Dr
OpenTue 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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I waited for 48 minutes before the provider arrived.
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Riverside Urgent Care, Derby

Riverside Urgent Care

4.66(2.2k reviews)
68 Division St, Derby, CT 0641868 Division St
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Wait was not long and staff was excellent.
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PhysicianOne Urgent Care, Norwalk

PhysicianOne Urgent Care

4.51(175 reviews)
346 Main Ave, Norwalk, CT 06851346 Main Ave
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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I’ve been here many many times. Staff are always really friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Wait time isn’t too long if you make an appointment.
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PhysicianOne Urgent Care, Newtown

PhysicianOne Urgent Care

4.43(101 reviews)
266 S Main St, Newtown, CT 06470266 S Main St
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Very clean. Very pleasant and attentive staff. I drive past the two urgent care offices in Monroe to come to Newtown. I am always very happy with this location.
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Premier Urgent Care, Oxford

Premier Urgent Care

4.87(2.6k reviews)
278 Oxford Rd, Oxford, CT 06478278 Oxford Rd
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

I have recommended you to many of my friends and neighbors. Everyone is very professional and welcoming. Adam went out of way to even call me on Sunday to check on results. Tom was very helpful in getting me tests and needed medication. We are fortunate to have a facility like this so close to home.
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PhysicianOne Urgent Care, Ridgefield

PhysicianOne Urgent Care

4.2(127 reviews)
10 South St, Ridgefield, CT 0687710 South St
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

The only problem I had was the wait time but I am a dental assistant and understand completely how busy an office can get and how things can fall behind ver quickly with that being said from start to finish the whole staff was very friendly and made me feel comfortable from the receptionist to the nurse to the Dr everyone was amazing so I didn't mind waiting I would definitely go back
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Express Care Urgent Care, Hamden Urgent Care

Express Care Urgent Care

4.39(735 reviews)
1650 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 065141650 Dixwell Ave
OpenTue 9:00 am - 5:45 pm
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Very clean, young girl at the reception table was very pleasant, no wait… excellent bedside manner
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PhysicianOne Urgent Care, Hamden

PhysicianOne Urgent Care

4.61(6.1k reviews)
2165 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 065142165 Dixwell Ave
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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I had a great time at PhysicianOne Urgent Care! They took care of me right away!
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PhysicianOne Urgent Care, Southbury

PhysicianOne Urgent Care

4.52(135 reviews)
900 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488900 Main St S
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

The PA was wonderful. He treated my finger and I didn’t feel a thing. I was in and out in no time at all. I left so comfortable and trusted him to remove a metal splinter in my nail. He kept me calm by talking with me and explained everything he was doing. Very kind and efficient. Thank you for helping me today.
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AFC Urgent Care, Stamford Testing

AFC Urgent Care

4.68(2.7k reviews)
3000 Summer St, Stamford, CT 069053000 Summer St
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Great experience overall, the lady at the front desk was extremely nice and helpful
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AFC Urgent Care Stamford, Virtual Visit

AFC Urgent Care Stamford

4.65(262 reviews)
3000 Summer St, Stamford, CT 069053000 Summer St
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Recent patient review

The initial consult was reasonably prompt by doctors office standards, but the wait for the nurse was long by those standards.
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PhysicianOne Urgent Care, Waterbury

PhysicianOne Urgent Care

4.15(124 reviews)
920 Wolcott St, Waterbury, CT 06705920 Wolcott St
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Wait time was 2 hours with booking, but the issue was resolved.
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Westmed Urgent Care, Virtual Visit

Westmed Urgent Care

4.72(942 reviews)
2700 Westchester Ave, Harrison, NY 105772700 Westchester Ave
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Great experience quick and to the point
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Latest COVID Testing updates

May 10, 2022
The nation's flu positivity test rate reached nearly 10 percent in mid-April, making it the first time such an increase has occurred so late in the flu season since 1982 (NBC News)
May 6, 2022
The Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV2 virus is intrinsically as severe as previous variants, according to a preprint version of a large U.S. study that counters assumptions in other studies that it was more transmissible but less severe. (Reuters)

COVID Testing FAQs

  • How much does COVID testing cost?

    COVID testing can be free in many circumstances. As part of their response to the epidemic, many Connecticut health departments continue to provide free testing to community citizens. In some situations, commercially insured patients, as well as those on Medicare or Medicaid, may be able to get testing for free or for a small office visit fee. COVID tests can cost anything from $50 to $150 each test for cash-paying individuals or those who require speedy answers in under an hour. It's best to call your doctor before getting tested so you can get a better idea of how much the test will cost.

  • Where can I get free COVID testing?

    The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which covers testing for people without health insurance, makes COVID testing free nationwide. Check with your local Connecticut health department for details since they are usually an excellent source of free COVID tests, or can at least lead you in the proper way. You can also ask your health care practitioner for a recommendation for a free COVID test location.

  • Where can I get COVID testing in Connecticut?

    COVID testing is available at many outlets near Connecticut including urgent care centers, retail clinics, primary care offices, health departments, and more. Different venues will have different types of tests available, many at different price points. Some testing sites are allowing walk-in patients, however, many are still requiring some degree of advance booking to control patient volume.

  • Where can I get a rapid COVID test in Connecticut?

    Rapid testing—both PCR (molecular) and antigen tests—is offered through many Connecticut-area urgent care centers and physician offices, usually at an additional cost ranging from $50 up to $150 per test. Usually this will allow you to get results back in under an hour, and require advanced booking through the provider. However, if you can wait 24 hours for your results, many labs are turning around send-out lab tests in that time frame, which could save you some money.

  • How to make an appointment for COVID testing in Connecticut?

    Same-day and next day appointments for COVID testing in Connecticut are bookable directly through Solv. Simply browse the list of healthcare providers conducting COVID tests above, find one with a “Book Online” button, and book a time that aligns with your schedule stating “COVID-19 Test” as your reason for visit.

  • Can I get tested for antibodies if I am sick with COVID-19?

    An antibody test for COVID-19 might inform you if you previously had a coronavirus infection. Because it can take between 1–3 weeks after an infection for your body to develop these antibodies, an antibody test during an active infection would not be successful. To see if you are currently infected, you need a viral test.

  • Do I need a COVID test if I have been vaccinated?

    Even if you have been fully vaccinated, scientists feel you should be checked if you have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19, especially if you are suffering cold or flu symptoms that are usually associated with the coronavirus.

  • How long does COVID testing take?

    A COVID test is quick. A nasal swab is used for the majority of tests, and it takes less than a minute to swab both nostrils. This means you might be in and out of the testing center in as little as 10-15 minutes, depending on where you obtain your COVID test. Testing sites may be busier than usual during popular seasons, especially around holidays, and wait times may be higher.

  • How long does it take to get COVID test results?

    Most labs are sending out COVID test results via molecular (PCR) within 24-48 hours of the test. Some sites take longer, so call and ask if the reason for the test is proof for travel. Rapid tests are processed on-site and can provide findings in less than an hour, sometimes as quickly as 15 minutes.

  • Do COVID tests detect the Delta variant and Omicron variant?

    Regular COVID tests are able to detect both the Delta variant and Omicron variant in that they can determine whether or not you have the coronavirus. However, they can't tell which variation is involved. That would necessitate genomic sequencing, which is a different process from regular virus testing that not all labs can undertake. Sequencing is uncommon and can cost up to $100 per test. Since the treatment is the same for any variant, it is not clinically useful to an individual patient to know whether the infection was caused by a variant or not.

About COVID Testing

Types of COVID Tests

There are two types of coronavirus tests (COVID-19 tests) available, those that can test for a current infection (viral test) and those that can test for a past infection (antibody test).

Viral COVID testing can be done in a few different ways, the most common being nose swabs, but saliva tests are becoming more popular. Some tests are processed out on-site and can provide results in as little as 30 minutes. These are called rapid COVID tests. The majority of tests, on the other hand, are collected at the clinic on-site and then submitted to off-site labs for processing. Results can take up to 2-3 days to arrive. 

Antibody testing looks for a past infection and may not reveal if you have an active COVID-19 infection because antibodies can take up to three weeks to form in your body. The presence of COVID antibodies may help to prevent you from becoming infected with the same virus again; but, because the clinical understanding of COVID-19 is still developing, it's unclear how long that protection will continue.

Who should get tested for current infection

The CDC currently defines four instances where COVID testing is recommended:

  1. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 including fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, or diarrhea.
  2. If you have been in close contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19. Close contact is defined as within 6 feet for a total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period. If you have been vaccinated, or tested positive in the past 3 months and not experiencing symptoms, you do not need to be tested.
  3. If you are unvaccinated and participated in high-risk activities where distancing is not an option. This could include travel, large social or mass gatherings, crowded indoor settings, etc.
  4. If you have been referred to get a COVID test by your healthcare provider or local health department. 

How is testing done for COVID-19?

Most COVID tests are collected by a nasal swab. A member of the medical team puts a swab inside your nose for a few seconds on each side to collect the sample. After that, the samples are packaged according to CDC guidelines and tested on-site or transported to a facility for testing. The lab will test samples for the presence of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), which causes COVID infection and either your care provider or the lab will notify you with the results as soon as they are available.

Molecular vs Antigen Tests

Viral COVID tests are available as molecular and antigen tests. The molecular test, also known as a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, usually delivers results within a few days since most of these tests are sent to offsite labs for analysis. The average turnaround time for PCR test results is 48 hours, but in some instances may be significantly longer due to backlogs related to insufficient lab volume and capacity. Antigen tests are also known as rapid tests and have an average turnaround time of between 15 to 30 minutes.

Both PCR and rapid COVID tests can be used to test people exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, those who were close contacts to COVID-19, and those without COVID-19 symptoms who live or work in a high-risk setting (such as a nursing facility); or those individuals who are identified as part of outbreak detection and response. The rapid COVID test is also recommended for the screening of residents or healthcare workers at skilled nursing facilities along with a PCR confirmation, and for repeat screening for the early detection and prevention of outbreaks in congregate settings (such as schools, workplaces, and prisons).

COVID testing is available for free under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which includes testing for those without health insurance. To reduce the risk of facing extra costs related to COVID testing, ask your primary care doctor to recommend a free COVID test site, and confirm there are no charges or fees for the test that are not covered by your insurance plan. Additionally, avoid getting a COVID test at a hospital or free-standing emergency room, as these facilities may charge fees for COVID testing and related services.

Rob Rohatsch
Medically reviewed by Dr. Rob Rohatsch, MD

Updated on Apr 25, 22

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