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A 52-year-old male asked:

I was recently diagnosed with upper respiratory tract infection. the doctor has indicated that a covid-19 test would not be needed. my work however is now requiring a covid-19 test. where and how can i have the test taken?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
USA or ZA??: In South Africa- one needs to consult with a medical provider who will make determination about whether to test for COVID 19 or not. You can consult your local primary care provider. There are also other resources such as “Talk –to-Doctor” on HealthTap. In USA the testing policies vary by state.

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