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I've returned from the garden route and went to bed with a sore throat. i woke up the monday with a headache, sneezing, runny nose. i have ear pain, and body aches. can i get tested for covid without having to pay? it's so expensive but i feel unwell

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Cannot say : In the USA we have no cost testing stations scattered throughout the country. What the system is in your country is not information we have. I would call the local health agency for such questions.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See below: Covid-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html Please contact your doctor by phone for further evaluation and mechanism for testing in your area. Wear a mask, stay away from others, practice hand hygiene. Be sure to get tested, if you get symptoms. If you develop breathing difficulty, go to the nearest hospital, immediately. Wish you good health.

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