|The CVS in central Annandale.|
To receive a test, you must meet Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria and age guidelines. To determine if you are eligible, an online questionnaire asks about symptoms, underlying medical conditions, and whether you’re a first responder or caregiver.
Your do not need a physician’s referral. You do need to register in advance, provide an ID and your insurance information as appropriate, and verify your eligibility for testing. After registering, you’ll be given an appointment window for the same day or within the next two days.
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Patients should not have any out-of-pocket costs. If you don’t have insurance, bring a Social Security number, driver’s license, or state ID.
The tests are drive-up only. Patients will be asked to administer the test, consisting of a nasal swab, on themselves while they stay in their car. Test results will be available within three days.