The HRSA COVID-19 Uninsured Program (UIP) has ended due to a lack of sufficient funds. If you are uninsured and are in need of a Rapid &/or PCR Test, please review the FAQ “What is the cost of the test?” for out-of-pocket costs.
Rapid & PCR Covid Testing
United Covid Control is a compassionate non-profit organization that provides communities the highest quality of service in the fight against SARS–CoV-2 (COVID-19) by providing a variety of testing options. We are partnered with CDC-approved and licensed laboratories that are registered under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) . We are committed to protecting everyone’s health during these difficult times.
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Rapid & PCR Testing
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No appointments are necessary for any of our locations. Just drive up or walk up depending on the location.
Rapid Antigen test results are sent out the same day of testing. RT-PCR results are sent out within 36-48 hours from day of testing. Need it sooner? Call our office and ask about Expedited Testing options.
United COVID Control uses RT-PCR (Reverse Transcript PCR) analyzers for our COVID-19 testing. We chose this technology for its accuracy and reliability. RT-PCR tests are accepted as the ‘gold standard’ of Pre-Travel COVID testing. We also offer rapid antigen testing. Some airlines and schools are now accepting a negative result from a rapid antigen test. Check with your school/airline provider.
We allow children over the age of 2 to get tested.
Both Rapid and PCR Tests are conducted at no cost if insured.
Cost of tests for uninsured patients (per person):
- Individual Rapid Antigen: $60
- Individual RT-PCR: $150
- Rapid & RT-PCR: $190
A valid photo ID and proof of insurance is required to be provided at the time of testing. Medicare, Illinois Medicaid, and all United States private insurance plans are accepted.
Our lab is CLIA certified and uses EUA tests following the FDA’s guidance. A CLIA certification is vital for a testing facility and is required for traveling to countries outside the US.
It is a nasal self swab. All instructions will be given to you at the testing sites.