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Get Tested for COVID-19 in Lincoln Square

Mar 2, 2021
Get Tested for COVID-19 in Lincoln Square

In order to limit the spread of COVID-19, it is important to get tested often, whether you show symptoms of COVID-19 or not. Fortunately, there are multiple ways to get tested in Lincoln Square in addition to contacting your primary care physician.

Clear MD, located at 2007 Broadway between 68th and 69th Streets, offers PCR testing for COVID-19, with results available within 24-hours, and rapid antigen tests, with results available in 15 minutes. Both of those tests are reimbursed by insurance. Clear MD also offers an RT-PCR diagnostic panel that is covered by insurance and the CARES Act, with results available within 48 hours.

CityMD, located at 2025 Broadway between 69th and 70th Streets, is currently offering three forms of COVID-19 testing - Rapid testing, PCR testing and Serum Antibody IgG testing. COVID-19 testing is on a first come-first serve basis. CityMD has implemented a virtual line system available at all locations. CityMD is not collecting copayments for COVID-19 related visits. For more information on COVID-19 testing and on the virtual line process, visit CityMD’s website.

Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care, located at 199 Amsterdam Avenue at 69th Street, is offering COVID-19 rapid tests. Appointments are required and can be booked on their website. Out-of-pocket costs are determined by your insurance provider.

LabQ Diagnostics offers walk-up PCR testing at their mobile site in Lincoln Square. Though they move throughout the district, the site is usually stationed somewhere around Broadway and 66th Street. Testing is free of charge and results are available within 24-48 hours. For more information, see LabQ Diagnostics’s website.

To protect yourself and others from the spread of COVID-19, remember to practice the core four: stay home if you are sick, wash or sanitize your hands often, wear a mask, and stay six feet away from others. To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, including eligibility, visit vaccinefinder.nyc.gov.