Q & A Testing for COVID-19
Q: Can Rocky Mountain Family Physicians test for novel coronavirus (COVID-19)?
A: YES, Rocky Mountain Family Physicians is able to at this time. Rapid molecular PCR testing is performed at RMFP. This is accepted by the school district and most airlines.
Q: Can anyone be tested for COVID-19?
A: YES, if it has been five days past exposure. These guidelines are set by the CDC, Colorado Department of Health and the Larimer County Health Department.
Q: Does Rocky Mountain Family Physicians have COVID-19 Antibody tests?
A: YES. Most insurances do not cover the antibody test and there is a $35 fee for the antibody test. There are specific guidelines for who can be tested. This requires an in–office visit. Has it been over 14 days since illness? What symptoms, when and how long were you sick? These are just a few questions that we will ask.
Q: Should everyone who has COVID-19 symptoms be seen by a doctor?
A: Most people with COVID-19 have minor symptoms and do not require inpatient medical care or testing. Individuals with minor symptoms are advised to stay home rather than seek testing or medical care.
People with symptoms or concerns specific to COVID-19 can either:
- Visit rmfamilyphys.com/covid19screening for detailed self-triage information.
- Call 970-484-0798 for a free phone screening.
- For quarantine information, please follow this link to the CDC: COVID-19: When to Quarantine | CDC.
**Please note that these screening tools may determine that you need to see a provider for care and management of your symptoms. However, seeing a provider does not guarantee you will meet the guidelines for testing of COVID-19.