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Integrative Wellness Center

Integrative Wellness Center

4.93(320 reviews)
1243 E Broad St, OH 432051243 E Broad St
OpenThu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • SunClosed
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Recent patient review

Friendly, efficient and professional!
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Buckeye Urgent Care

Buckeye Urgent Care

4.13(16 reviews)
3055 Cleveland Ave, OH 432243055 Cleveland Ave
OpenThu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
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Recent patient review

Needed to do a quick turn around Covid test for a flight that got moved. They were easy to schedule with quick and gave me a physical print out to use for travel.
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APG Labs, Columbus South

APG Labs

4.19(63 reviews)
3895 Great Southern Ct, OH 432073895 Great Southern Ct
OpenThu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Awesome! Very professional, adequate, timeliness and through.
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APG Labs, Columbus CClub East

APG Labs

3.67(27 reviews)
1064 Country Club Rd, OH 432271064 Country Club Rd
OpenThu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Scioto Urgent Care

Scioto Urgent Care

4.88(857 reviews)
4760 Sawmill Rd, Columbus, OH 432354760 Sawmill Rd
OpenThu 10:00 am - 7:45 pm
  • Mon10:00 am - 7:45 pm
  • Tue10:00 am - 7:45 pm
  • Wed10:00 am - 7:45 pm
  • Thu10:00 am - 7:45 pm
  • Fri10:00 am - 7:45 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:45 pm
  • Sun11:00 am - 4:45 pm
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Recent patient review

Staff were great!
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APG Labs, Dublin/ Hilliard

APG Labs

3.25(4 reviews)
5001 Wilcox Rd, OH 430165001 Wilcox Rd
OpenThu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Westar Urgent Care

Westar Urgent Care

4.91(3.6k reviews)
444 N Cleveland Ave, Westerville, OH 43082444 N Cleveland Ave
OpenThu 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Recent patient review

What a great experience in the midst of Covid madness! My appointment from scheduling to arrival to receiving my results curbside was exceptional. Thank you to the entire staff for their kindness today!
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Wedgewood Urgent Care

Wedgewood Urgent Care

4.9(3.2k reviews)
10330 Sawmill Pkwy, Powell, OH 4306510330 Sawmill Pkwy
OpenThu 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Everyone was professional. All went well.
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Sunbury Urgent Care

Sunbury Urgent Care

4.91(2.6k reviews)
101 W Cherry St, Sunbury, OH 43074101 W Cherry St
OpenThu 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Recent patient review

I made an appointment online, they were very quick and courteous to my needs. All results and communication was easy afterwards with text messages and direct prescriptions to my pharmacy.
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Memorial Urgent Care, City Gate

Memorial Urgent Care

4.89(350 reviews)
120 Colemans Crossing Blvd, Marysville, OH 43040120 Colemans Crossing Blvd
OpenThu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
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Recent patient review

We got a Covid tear done and it was very easy and fast. Went in the tent and only had to wait about 5 minutes. Super friendly staff.
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Newark Valley Urgent Care

Newark Valley Urgent Care

4.88(3k reviews)
1906 Tamarack Rd, Newark, OH 430551906 Tamarack Rd
OpenThu 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Recent patient review

First time there, great experience. Took a while to get the results of a Covid test, but that's to be expected based on how it's spiking.
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Columbus Outpatient Collection Center

Columbus Outpatient Collection Center

553 E Town St, OH 43215553 E Town St
OpenThu 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Mon10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tue10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Wed10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thu10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Fri10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • SunClosed
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Columbus Outpatient Collection Center

Columbus Outpatient Collection Center

590 E Rich St, OH 43215590 E Rich St
OpenThu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SunClosed
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CVS Pharmacy

CVS Pharmacy

591 E Livingston Ave, OH 43206591 E Livingston Ave
OpenThu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Results in 1-3 days
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Nationwide Children's, Downtown Urgent Care

Nationwide Children's

3.5(36 reviews)
700 Children's Dr, Columbus, OH 43205700 Children's Dr
OpenThu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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CVS Pharmacy

CVS Pharmacy

1400 Parsons Ave, OH 432061400 Parsons Ave
OpenThu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Ohio State University Hospital East

Ohio State University Hospital East

181 Taylor Ave, OH 43203181 Taylor Ave
OpenThu 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • SunUnknown
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Bexley Urgent Care

Bexley Urgent Care

4.81(2.9k reviews)
2216 E Main St, Bexley , OH 432092216 E Main St
OpenThu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Excellent! I’ll be coming back!
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Results in 1-5 days
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CVS, MinuteClinic

CVS

1495 W 5th Ave, Columbus, OH 432121495 W 5th Ave
OpenThu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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CVS, MinuteClinic

CVS

2160 N High St, Columbus, OH 432012160 N High St
OpenThu 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Latest COVID Testing updates

Jan 19, 2022
Three separate lab studies indicate Paxlovid, Pfizer's COVID pill, is effective against the Omicron variant despite its mutations (Wall Street Journal)
Jan 19, 2022
COVID-19 cases in NYC show Omicron infections may be plummeting, a positive indication that the wave of the highly infectious variant may subside as quickly as it arrived.

COVID Testing FAQs

  • How much does COVID testing cost?

    In many cases, COVID testing can be free. Many state and local health departments continue to offer free testing to community residents as part of their response to the pandemic. In other cases, commercially insured patients, or those on Medicare or Medicaid, may receive testing at no out of pocket cost, or with a nominal office visit copay. For cash paying patients, or those that need rapid testing which will deliver results in under an hour, COVID tests can range from $50 to $150 each. It is best to call your healthcare provider prior to getting tested to better understand the cost of the specific test you require.

  • Where can I get free COVID testing in Columbus?

    COVID testing is available for free under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which includes testing for those without health insurance. Check with your Columbus-area health department as they are generally a good source for free COVID tests, or can at least point you in the right direction. Additionally, you can ask your primary care provider to recommend a free COVID test site.

  • Where can I get COVID testing in Columbus?

    COVID testing is available at many outlets near Columbus 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 Columbus?

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

    Same-day and next day appointments for COVID testing in Columbus 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, if you have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19, experts believe that you should be tested yourself, particularly if you are experiencing cold and flu symptoms commonly aligned with the coronavirus.

  • How long does COVID testing take?

    Getting a COVID test is quick. Most tests are done with a nasal swab, which takes less than a minute to swab both nostrils. Depending on where you get your COVID test, this means you could be in and out of the testing site in as little as 10-15 minutes. During busy times—particularly around holidays—testing sites may be busier than usual and wait times may be longer.

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

    Most labs are returning send-out molecular (PCR) COVID test results 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 are able to deliver results in under an hour, sometimes in as little as 15 min.

  • 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.

PCR vs Antigen Testing

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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