Covid-19 Testing

Covid-19 Testing Clinic in Charlotte, NC

Do you need a COVID-19 test for travel requirements or because you aren’t feeling well? We offer rapid antigen and PCR tests Monday-Saturday. Book an appointment online, walk in, or schedule a Virtual visit with our providers.

Covid Testing Near Me in Charlotte, NC
Covid Testing Near Me in Charlotte, NC

Table of Contents:

Difference between Rapid PCR and Standard PCR Tests
Insurance coverage for Covid-19 Tests
Where can I obtain Covid-19 Travel Requirements in Charlotte, NC?
Covid-19 Testing Procedure in Eastway Medical Clinic

Covid-19 Tests Available:

Rapid PCR Test: Results in 40 mins. Valid for Travel. Self-pay: $175.

Standard PCR Test: Results in 48hrs. Self-pay for Travel: $170.

Rapid Antigen Test: Results in 15 mins. Self-pay for Travel: $140.

Difference between Rapid PCR and Standard PCR Tests

The only difference is the turn-around time. The regular lab-based PCR test turn-around time can be up to 72hrs, whereas the Rapid PCR is 30-40mins. The rapid PCR test is performed on-site and is valid for international travel.

The two tests use the same PCR technology to detect the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in the body and have been authorized by the FDA for emergency use.

Insurance coverage for Covid-19 Tests

Covid-19 testing (PCR, Rapid Antigen) for travel or job-related reasons are not routinely covered by insurance and will be self-pay.

If you are testing because of Covid-19 exposure or symptoms please, verify coverage with your insurance provider.

We accept cash and/or debit/credit card. Personal checks will not be accepted.

Where can I obtain Covid-19 Travel Requirements in Charlotte, NC?

The providers at Eastway Medical Clinic and Urgent Care can assist with your local and international Covid-19 travel requirements. We offer Covid-19 testing valid for international and domestic travel and, provide “Documentation of Recovery Letter from Covid-19”. This letter clears one to travel after recent recovery from Covid-19 without need for Covid-19 testing.

Criteria for “Documentation of Recovery” letter -per CDC.

To obtain a CDC-compliant ‘Documentation of Recovery Letter’,  book an appointment with us. We can evaluate you via Telemedicine, or via in-person visit in our office. After your consultation, your letter will be ready and can be emailed to you in a PDF format.

To obtain the letter, you must have met the criteria to end self-isolation per CDC.

– 10 days have passed since your COVID-symptoms first started and
– 24 hours with no fever without the use of fever-reducing medications and
– Other COVID-related symptoms are getting better

We will need a Proof of a recent COVID-19 infection (a positive COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result–home tests (self-tests) are not valid). Cost: $75. This is self-pay and is not covered by insurance.

Covid-19 Testing Procedure in Eastway Medical Clinic

Steps for Covid-19 test in Our office.

Step 1. Book your appointment online or by calling the office. Walk- in’s welcome, but appointment is preferred.
Step 2. Fill out your online registration form in the text message link you will receive after your appointment is confirmed
Step 3. Arrive at our drive through testing center behind the building at your appointment time.
Step 4. Notify us when you arrive by calling 704-3608893 and remain in your vehicle for further instructions.
Step 5. Patient portal access instructions will be emailed to you. 

Please, call, or email, us if you do not receive your result at the designated time.