OAKBEND MEDICAL GROUP OFFERS DRIVE-THRU COVID-19 TESTING

Effective Thursday, March 26, 2020, OakBend Medical Group will conduct COVID-19 Testing if, and only if, the patient meets the following criteria:

·         Initial criteria for the COVID-19 Testing will require a Telehealth visit:

o   A telehealth visit will be instituted by calling 281-238-7870

o   Our Medical staff will schedule a visit via tele health

o   The patient will be screened during the Telehealth visit for criteria that suggests a possible positive COVID-19.

§  Criteria for COVID-19 Testing:

·         Patients must have symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath) AND have one of the following risk factors:

o   Older than 65 years old

o   People who have serious underlying health conditions (heart disease, diabetes, lung disease/asthma, HIV, immunocompromised)

o   Healthcare workers with suspected exposure

o   COVID-19 testing is 8am – 1pm with  the numbers of tests limited

o   All tests must have an order from the telehealth visit 

o   Test Results take 24-48 hours.

o   COVID-19 testing will be charged to patient insurance for patients that have Medicare, Medicaid or Commercial insurance.  For self-pay patients the cost of the test is $100 at the time of service. Patients must pay by credit/debit card prior to arriving for the COVID-19 testing.

o   The patient will be given instructions by the provider’s office to come to the testing site.   

Testing is done at our New Territory location: 4911 Sandhill Dr. Sugar Land, Tx77479


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COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing


Steps in-order to be tested for COVID-19


Initial criteria for the Covid-19 Testing will require a Telehealth visit. To schedule a Telehealth visit call 281-238-7870


The patient will be screened during the Telehealth visit for criteria that suggests a possible positive Covid-19



Criteria for Covid-19 Testing:



Patients must have symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath) AND have one of the following risk factors:



Older than 65 years old



People who have serious underlying health conditions (heart disease, diabetes, lung disease/asthma, HIV, immunocompromised)



Healthcare workers with suspected exposure



The patient must have proper photo identification in order to proceed with testing.



The patient specimen will be collected while the patient remains in the vehicle. Patient must arrive by car or truck. No patients on bikes will be tested.




COVID-19 Drive-Thru testing hours- 8:00am- 1:00pm. (Numbers of test are limited)







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Examen de COVID-19 desde su Vehículo


Pasos para ser probado para COVID-19


Los criterios iniciales para la prueba Covid-19 requerirán una visita de telesalud, para programar una visita de telesalud llame al 281-238-7870


El paciente será examinado durante la visita de telesalud en busca de criterios que sugieran un posible Covid-19 positivo.



Criterios para la prueba Covid-19:



Los pacientes deben tener síntomas (fiebre, tos, dificultad para respirar) Y tener uno de los siguientes factores de riesgo:



Mayores de 65 años



Personas que tienen serios problemas de salud (enfermedad cardíaca, diabetes, enfermedad pulmonar / asma, VIH, inmunocomprometidos)



Trabajadores de la salud con sospecha de exposición




COVID-19 horas de prueba Drive-Thru- 8:00 am- 1:00 pm