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8600 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 641148600 Ward Pkwy
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This was my first time experiencing this clinic. It was vital I have care and find out results quickly. I called first. The receptionist was very friendly and knowledgeable. My visit was very fast, thorough and effective. I will refer this clinic to forends
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4.73(22 reviews)
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8600 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 641148600 Ward Pkwy
OpenSat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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This was my first time experiencing this clinic. It was vital I have care and find out results quickly. I called first. The receptionist was very friendly and knowledgeable. My visit was very fast, thorough and effective. I will refer this clinic to forends
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4.38(6.6k reviews)
10015 N Ambassador Dr, Kansas City, MO 6415310015 N Ambassador Dr
OpenSat 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
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Very comfortable, and the nurse was excellent, highly recommend this facility!
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4.75(611 reviews)
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10015 N Ambassador Dr, Kansas City, MO 6415310015 N Ambassador Dr
OpenSat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Was an overall great experience. I would recommend to others and use again. Bedside manner awesome. So kind and knowledgeable. My appointment went as scheduled no wait time.I book my appointment on my phone very easy set up

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4.48(27 reviews)
4817 W 119th St, Overland Park, KS 662094817 W 119th St
OpenSat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Received excellent care and service. Highly recommend to my family and friends. Thank you
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4.36(4.5k reviews)
1860 N Church Rd, Liberty, MO 640681860 N Church Rd
OpenSat 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
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Great staff. Had an appointment for 7:40pm. Had all the paperwork filled out beforehand and arrived at 7:37pm. Was not called back to a room until 9:30pm. I’d recommend a better system for people with appointments. The wait stunk, especially with a young child. The staff was fantastic and would recommend because of them.
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4.51(6k reviews)
2741 NE McBaine Dr, Lee's Summit, MO 640642741 NE McBaine Dr
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Masters FNP, Summer was very kind and friendly and confident knowing how to remove the 1” long splinter from my heel. Irene Burchett administered the tetanus shot and I did not even fell the shot being given. I was very well pleased with the entire experience
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4.81(77 reviews)
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931 SW Lemans Ln, Lee's Summit, MO 64082931 SW Lemans Ln
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My appointment was for an hour ago, and involved a prescription to be sent to a Pharmacy via phone. The NP was helpful and kind, and if the prescription is sent fairly soon, I've got nothing but great things to say. Thank you!

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4.69(3.3k reviews)
1100 N 4th St, Leavenworth, KS 660481100 N 4th St
OpenSat 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
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They were quick and for me taken care of easily
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4.85(33 reviews)
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1100 N 4th St, Leavenworth, KS 660481100 N 4th St
OpenSat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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My provider was awesome. She listened well and was super knowledgeable. Easiest process ever and so happy I didn't have to wait at a doctor's office with other sick people. Thank you so much!!!

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4.37(444 reviews)
345 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64105345 Main St
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Excellent customer service. Knowledgeably answered all questions. Appointment and billing were fast. Testing next day was on time and professional. Results available within 24 hours. Highly recommend.

4.35(446 reviews)
163 Broadway St, Kansas City, MO 64110163 Broadway St
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I would 100% recommend this company to anyone wanting to check their health status. The process was incredibly easy and done through certified labs. The results are frequently back by the next day.

4.2(570 reviews)
2700 Silverside Rd, North Kansas City, MO 641162700 Silverside Rd
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A great experience for something I had a lot of anxiety about. Had no wait time or issues at the testing center/lab. Had blood drawn at 3pm and had results by email at 9am the next morning.

4.49(508 reviews)
541 Constitution Ave, Kansas City, MO 64118541 Constitution Ave
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I would 100% recommend this company to anyone wanting to check their health status. The process was incredibly easy and done through certified labs. The results are frequently back by the next day.

4.8(43 reviews)
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8600 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 641148600 Ward Pkwy
OpenSat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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4.16(515 reviews)
9417 North Council Road, Overland Park, KS 662049417 North Council Road
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After receiving my results, I called Priority Lab Testing and discussed the results with a consultation. This consultation filled in my knowledge gaps and made me more aware of my particular situation.

4.25(548 reviews)
8921 Three Chopt Rd, Overland Park, KS 662048921 Three Chopt Rd
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I was very surprised with my experience here. My appointment was made very quickly. I was seen in a very short period of time. My test results came back in a very timely manner. I was able to speak with a doctor soon after and was taking care of. I was very satisfied with the experience I had here. I definitely recommend using them for any issues you have or any questions you may have.

4.22(437 reviews)
9200 Pinecrost, Kansas City, MO 641589200 Pinecrost
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Great discreet service, scheduled my visit and paid for for the test online not in Showed up at lab, checked in and was seen within minutes. Blood and urine were collected, test results came back quickly within 2 days because I did my test on a Friday. Quick, easy and cheap. Didn't have to wait for a visit to my PCP, and then get referral to lab.

4.22(467 reviews)
1096 S Belsay Rd, Kansas City, KS 661091096 S Belsay Rd
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I came in one day without an appoint and waited two hours as a walk-in before I had to leave without being tested. I made an appointment through Priority Lab Testing for the next day, showed up on time, got tested easily and was on my way in 15-20 minutes. Staff is friendly and helpful.

4.1(517 reviews)
1964 Mesquite Ave, Independence, MO 640571964 Mesquite Ave
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I thought it was extremely easy to book a lab test appointment with Priority. Getting the test done was simple and so was the getting the results! Great job putting together something so user friendly.

4.34(504 reviews)
13001 W 95th St, Lenexa, KS 6621513001 W 95th St
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I was very surprised with my experience here. My appointment was made very quickly. I was seen in a very short period of time. My test results came back in a very timely manner. I was able to speak with a doctor soon after and was taking care of. I was very satisfied with the experience I had here. I definitely recommend using them for any issues you have or any questions you may have.
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Latest COVID-19 Testing Updates

Oct 31, 2022
A surge in respiratory syncytial virus is putting severe strain on children's hospitals nationwide. Hospitals first began seeing the unseasonable RSV rise in August. Now, many are reporting a case increase of over 300 percent compared to last month. (Becker's)
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With the BQ.1.1 variant on the rise in Europe, experts express concern of a rise in COVID cases this winter; encourage everyone to max out their boosters and vaccinate their children (Houston Chronicle)

COVID-19 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 Missouri 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 Missouri 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 Missouri?

    COVID testing is available at many outlets near Missouri 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 Missouri?

    Rapid testing—both PCR (molecular) and antigen tests—is offered through many Missouri-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 Missouri?

    Same-day and next day appointments for COVID testing in Missouri 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.

Recent COVID-19 Testing Reviews (20)

The young male Lead at front desk was phenomenal!!! He was so very calm, kind and patient!! Some customers were grumpy, some were demanding, and of course no one in waiting room felt good. However, the Lead maintained a smile and joyful personality. I have ALWAYS been pleased with this location, but the Lead was so cordial and welcoming. He makes me want to come back here for my next health need. Then, the nurse that took us back and administered the Covid test was also very kind to us!! Thank you for such a positive experience during these troubled times of pandemic!!! This location has a very special group of people chosen for their patients!

- Verified patient on 7/19

The only concern I have is the Nurse practitioner asked me to have a Covid test and I agreed. The test was negative. I had bronchial symptoms and I had a fever last night of 100.0. The Covid test was negative. On her assessment she wrote “Contact with and suspected exposure to Covid 19. “ I never said I had contact with anyone with covid. I don’t even know any one with active Covid. I would like this above statement to be removed from my medical records.

- Verified patient on 5/9

I needed a rapid COVID test for travel, no symptoms. They provided this service w/o my physician referral which is AWESOME!! The wait was really long BUT it was crowded and I believe most folks were waiting for COVID testing so staff was doing the best they could. 100% of staff were great from front desk/check in, intake nurse and the NP who administered the test. Friendly, professional, explained services and what to expect. I am very pleased with my visit.

- Verified patient on 10/13

I found this neighborhood pharmacy offering rapid covid testing via Google search. I'm glad I did! Lots of appointment times available, very friendly and professional staff, and convenient location. The person assisting me talked to me about possible exposure timeline and symptoms, explained the various tests and confirmed with me what I wanted, performed the tests, and called me with results promptly. Excellent service and I look forward to patronizing them for any future pharmacy needs.

- Verified patient on 11/11

They wait was very long which is understandable it was covid testing the environment was friendly and clean. I was disappointed with the doctors bedside manner there was no introduction very in and out and he didn’t seem like he wanted to be there as a bedside healthcare worker that side should’ve never been shown to a patient no matter how his day was. Other than that staff was very nice and helpful.

- Verified patient on 7/13

Although the wait time was long, the staff was supremely helpful, and kind. They were doing their best given the volume of walk ins they were dealing with. I appreciate all the staff I interacted with was trying to help speed up the time it was taking to have my covid testing done. All the women working today (November 12 at the ambassador location) are an asset to the NextCare team. Thank you!

- Verified patient on 11/12

NextCare has been unusually busy with covid testing. I was able to make an appointment and waited for about 30 minutes overall, so really not bad at all. I knew what to expect and that there would be a wait so that helped a lot. The overall visit and test was really quick. The building was nice and clean and staff did a great job keeping distance between patients in the waiting area.

- Verified patient on 10/31

I took my child in for a strep test. She’d been seen by another dr. via virtual visit and I was told to bring her in the following morning for a covid test even though she lacked the symptoms. The staff at JCMG listened to her symptoms and ran the strep test I requested. It saved my child another night of fever and vomiting and using and test she didn’t need.

- Verified patient on 9/12

I was quite nervous about getting a covid test but Jodie was so helpful in calming my fear. She explained how they do it and why they have to go so high and for a person who loves to know why it really put my mind at ease. Right before my test she started a conversation about my work so that I would feel more at ease.

- Verified patient on 12/15

Very disappointed I didn’t get my results in a hour and your location was closed right after I took the covid test. My husband went 10 minutes before I did and he got his results in 45 minutes. I’m 90 minutes later and no results in any of my emails accounts and coordinating junk and spam folders.

- Verified patient on 2/23

Went in for Covid testing. Our appt was scheduled for less than 24 hours after we called. Our wait time upon arrival was less than anticipated. Staff was prompt, professional and courteous. Charlotte in particular was awesome. My only issue was the ridiculously long voice message when we dialed the number we were told to upon arrival.

- Verified patient on 9/24

The front desk staff were some of the best and most friendly I’ve ever encountered. I don’t know how, at the end of the day and in today’s environment they do it. The NP was very quick and proficient and gave the covid test better than others I have had. Keep up the good work.

- Verified patient on 11/21

My appointment was very quick which was nice. I was there for a Covid test because of exposure. I felt that there should have at least been a vital measurement that was done, I didnt even have my temp taken. Everyone was very kind and quick but I feel there was a step missed.

- Verified patient on 7/15

I pulled up for my rapid COVID test and had to wait no more than 10 minutes for the whole thing. The staff was super friendly and explained everything in a clear and concise way. If I or someone I know needs a test I would send them here.

- Verified patient on 2/1

I had an appointment, but were busy, 2 hour wait time for those without appointments. I had some wait time, but I was grateful to get in for the Covid test. Taylor Donahue did a great job of answering any questions and advising me on this Covid. Thank you.

- Verified patient on 8/30

I went for a COVID test. There were 20 people ahead of me so there was quite a wait. However, once I was called in, everything went very smoothly. The process to check in was very convenient. It’s much easier at the Elm Street facility than the main building.

- Verified patient on 9/6

It was a very busy night, so the wait times were dreadful, but the staff more than made up for it. The entire staff was friendly, and extremely caring. They made my Covid test easier than getting my nose pierced, which is saying something.

- Verified patient on 11/13

I would only recommend more signage and/or communication regarding whether to come in for Covid testing. I waited in my car until after my actual appt time for further instructions, but finally just went inside when I didn't receive any.

- Verified patient on 4/2

Website said no space available for the day at 1:30pm. Went in anyway for a covid test and got in within 20 minutes. I was told I needed to wait until day 5 after exposure to be tested.

- Verified patient on 1/2

First world problem, really: the text message regarding wait cue was never updated. Said there were 34 people ahead of me. In and out in an hour for covid test. Overall good experience, considering why I was there

- Verified patient on 6/26

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.

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