COVID-19 testing offered community wide for school sports, travel or work requirements, general peace of mind or any other reason.
We offer drive-thru or walk-up COVID-19 testing to anyone in the community for any reason. Testing is also available at our walk-in clinics. The current turnaround time for results is less than 72 hours.
We offer TMA (transcription-mediated amplification) testing. This is a nasal swab test that meets NAT/NAAT test requirements. These tests are highly sensitive and can detect small amounts of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Our test is not valid for travel to Hawaii. But it is valid for travel to Canada. Please check with the agency asking for the test to see if our test is accepted.
We offer outdoor drive-up and walk-up testing for patients and
nonpatients with and without COVID-10 symptoms.
Masks are required at all our locations, including outdoor testing sites.
COVID-19 testing FAQs
You can still get tested. We offer community-wide testing for patients and nonpatients with and without COVID-19 symptoms.OR
We will call you, or you will get an alert through MyChart. You should get results in 48 to 72 hours.OR
You will not be charged for COVID-19 testing. There are no copays and deductibles for this service. But if you are insured, some charges will be billed to your insurance.
If this service was received at the same time as other services, it will be billed to your insurance and may affect your deductible and/or copay.OR
The TMA COVID-19 test we offer is a molecular test. It is not an antigen test.OR
The TMA COVID-19 test is not valid for travel to Hawaii, but is valid for travel to Canada.OR
No, our test does not determine which variant you may have.OR
Serology (antibody) testing FAQs
The Everett Clinic offers serology testing for SARS-CoV-2. This test is new and can only be done under emergency use authorization. This test is specific for COVID-19. But there are many unanswered questions about what it can tell us.
The test may not be able to answer questions about COVID-19 immunity. The World Health Organization states that "there is currently no evidence that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have antibodies are protected from a second infection."
Talk to your doctor before asking for serology testing. You need to understand the pros and cons of the test.
Serologic testing can’t confirm that you have COVID-19. It can only confirm that you’ve been exposed to the virus. To find out if you have or recently had COVID-19, you may want another test, like RT-PCR COVID-19 or the new Abbott POC test.
Please find out if your health insurance covers serology testing.OR
The test does not:
- Test for immunity (able to fight off COVID-19 infection). Current IgG serology tests can't show if you have immunity to COVID-19
- Determine if you're protected from getting COVID-19 again
- Confirm that you have an active COVID-19 infection
- Prove that someone can't spread COVID-19 to others
- Replace common infection-control practices
You still need to practice social distancing, cover your cough and wash your hands often.
You also need to stay away from people who have higher chances of becoming very sick or dying if they are exposed to COVID-19. These include people over age 65, people with cancer, and people with no immune system or a weak immune system.OR
The test can:
- Confirm if you were exposed to or infected by SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) more than two weeks ago
- Help us to better understand how many in our community have been exposed to COVID-19
- Help public health leaders to find ways to protect everyone