15 Minute Rapid Tests Are Now Available!
My Doc Urgent Care in Garfield NJ is closely monitoring the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. We will have frequent updates for patients on Facebook and Instagram regarding testing developments and other COVID-19 pertinent information.
With the coronavirus pandemic causing a level of panic and anxiety around the surrounding Garfield, NJ community, My Doc Urgent Care is a testing site for the COVID-19 virus.
To not endanger non COVID-19 patients, My Doc Urgent Care will be conducting all testing through a temporary VIP drive-thru in the rear entrance of the clinic.
*For the safety and protection of the staff and other patients, NO testing or suspected coronavirus cases will be in the building.
201-GET-WELL. Walk-ins welcome. Complete our Form. Wear a mask and plastic gloves.
Please come into My Doc Urgent Care for a test and you could expect results in 15 minutes.
When should I be tested?
If you are in respiratory distress, please call 911.
You should be tested if you have come into contact with someone with COVID-19 symptoms, you have symptoms yourself, or you are in a high-risk group. High risk patients include older adults and people with chronic medical conditions such heart disease, diabetes, lung disease, etc.
What are the symptoms?
From the CDC:
Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.
The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure:
• Shortness of breath
If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19, please call 911.
Emergency warning signs include:
• Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
• Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
• New confusion or inability to arouse
• Bluish lips or face
*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult My Doc Urgent Care for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.
Can the coronavirus be treated with antibiotics?
No. Since it is a virus, the coronavirus cannot be treated with antibiotics.
What is My Doc Urgent Care doing to keep all patients safe?
We are following all CDC and DOH guidelines to limit the spread of the virus. We take this situation very seriously and have been preparing for potential cases.
My Doc Urgent Care has a considerable supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which include a sufficient quantity of disinfectant, masks and all medical safety gear.
We take this situation very seriously and have been preparing for potential cases. Our staff are trained on the appropriate care for patients with coronavirus symptoms.