Covid 19 Testing

Covid Testing

MedCove UC is proud to have been the first private Covid-19 testing center in the San Gabriel Valley. We provide fast and friendly Covid-19 testing 7 days a week. See our breakdown below for more details and if you have any further questions please give us a call at (626) 364-3245 to speak with a MedCove representative.

Molecular Test

Antigen Test

Antibody Test

Also known as…

Airline Covid Travel Test, molecular test, nucleic acid amplification test [NAAT], RT-PCR test, LAMP test

Rapid diagnostic test

Serorlogical test, serology, blood test, serology test

How the sample is taken…

Nasal Swab

Nasal Swab

Finger stick or blood draw

How  long it takes to get results…

45 minutes at MedCove UC, Other testing centers take 2-3 days

15 minutes

30 minutes at MedCove UC, Other testing centers take 2-3 days

Is another test needed…

This test is typically highly accurate and usually does not need to be repeated

Positive results are usually highly accurate but negative results may need to be repeated if there was strong exposure

Sometimes a second antibody test is needed for accurate results

What it shows…

Diagnoses active coronavirus infection

Diagnoses active coronavirus infection

Shows if you’ve been infected by coronavirus in the past

What is the cost and is it covered by insurance?

$250 for travelers and for those who want quick results. If you can wait 2-3 days and your reason for testing is not related to travel, PPO insurance will cover this test

The price at MedCove Urgent Care is $100. While other centers may offer this test for a lower prive, be advised that not all tests are created equal, MedCove uses only FDA authorized tests of the highest hospital grade caliber

$100, Not covered by Insurance

Covid Testing

MedCove UC is proud to have been the first private Covid-19 testing center in the San Gabriel Valley. We provide fast and friendly Covid-19 testing 7 days a week. See our breakdown below for more details and if you have any further questions please give us a call at (626) 364-3245 to speak with a MedCove representative.

Molecular Test

Also known as…

Airline Covid Travel Test, molecular test, nucleic acid amplification test [NAAT], RT-PCR test, LAMP test

How the sample is taken…

Nasal Swab

How  long it takes to get results…

45 minutes at MedCove UC, Other testing centers take 2-3 days

Is another test needed…

This test is typically highly accurate and usually does not need to be repeated

What it shows…

Diagnoses active coronavirus infection

What is the cost and is it covered by insurance?

$250 for travelers and for those who want quick results. If you can wait 2-3 days and your reason for testing is not related to travel, PPO insurance will cover this test

Antigen Test

Also known as…

Rapid diagnostic test

How the sample is taken…

Nasal Swab

How  long it takes to get results…

15 minutes

Is another test needed…

Positive results are usually highly accurate but negative results may need to be repeated if there was strong exposure

What it shows…

Diagnoses active coronavirus infection

What is the cost and is it covered by insurance?

The price at MedCove Urgent Care is $100. While other centers may offer this test for a lower prive, be advised that not all tests are created equal, MedCove uses only FDA authorized tests of the highest hospital grade caliber

Antibody Test

Also known as…

Serorlogical test, serology, blood test, serology test

How the sample is taken…

Finger stick or blood draw

How  long it takes to get results…

30 minutes at MedCove UC, Other testing centers take 2-3 days

Is another test needed…

Sometimes a second antibody test is needed for accurate results

What it shows…

Shows if you’ve been infected by coronavirus in the past

What is the cost and is it covered by insurance?

$100, Not covered by Insurance

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