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A 41-year-old female asked:

how can go get myself tested? do i need a doctors note?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: You will need to call your Dr's office or an urgent care site to get a referral for testing. They will ask you a series of questions to determine your risk level and will advise you on where you can go to be tested. The swab test will be conducted by placing a swab deep into your nasal passageway to the back of your nasopharynx and results take anywhere from 48 h to 5 days to return.

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Last updated Jul 27, 2020

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