PHDMC | – Screening and community health centers

COVID-19 test sites include:

  • Local pharmacies and emergency care (most by appointment only – check online or call)
  • Site of the former fairground (across from Miami Valley Hospital) – 1229 S. Main St., Dayton, OH
    • Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    • No appointment necessary.
    • This is a driving site. Please stay in your car. The test will be done there.
    • Need a doctor’s prescription – without a doctor’s prescription, it’s self-pay.
    • They have standard PCR tests and rapid antigen. However, you have to pay out of pocket for a quick test.

Children’s dayton

  • Valley St (main campus for children) – The Valley Street driving test location is “Only by appointment”. The general public Will not do have the possibility to make an appointment, only the referring service providers will do so. A child’s doctor must make an appointment for his patient on this online site. Children’s is providing the offices with a private link that will allow the doctor to make an appointment for a child when you draft the order for the COVID-19 test.
  • Springboro Campus –
    • 3300 West Tech Road, Springboro – across from South Campus
    • Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • No appointment necessary.
    • A doctor’s prescription is required for the PCR test and for the antigen test, if you wish to bill through insurance.
    • No ordering is necessary for either test if you want to pay out of pocket. The cost is $ 60 for an antigen test or $ 100 for a PCR test. Payment is only made by credit or debit card.
    • Bring your insurance information, if necessary
    • Remember to wear your masks

Kettering Health Network

  • Southview Medical Center (1997 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd.) & Huber Heights Center (8701 Old Troy Pike)
    • These sites are intended for preoperative patients and patients with a prescription and a doctor’s appointment. Those with a doctor’s prescription can schedule a test using MyChart or by calling 937-558-3903 or 937-558-3988.

Different types of tests:

COVID-19 tests are available that can test for a current infection or a past infection.

  • A viral test tells you if you have a current infection. Two types of viral tests can be used: nucleic acid amplification tests (NAAT) and antigenic (rapid) tests.
  • An antibody test (also known as a serologic test) can tell you if you have had a previous infection. Antibody tests should not be used to diagnose a current infection.

Who should get tested?

The following people should be tested for COVID-19:

  • People who show symptoms of COVID-19.
  • People who have had known exposure to a person who is suspected or confirmed of COVID-19.
    • Fully vaccinated people should get tested 3-5 days after exposure and wear a mask in indoor public places for 14 days or until they receive a negative test result.
    • People who are not fully vaccinated should be quarantined and tested immediately after being identified, and, if negative, retested within 5-7 days of the last exposure or immediately if symptoms appear during quarantine. .
  • People not fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine who are a priority for expanded community screening for COVID-19.
  • People not fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine who have been invited or referred for testing by their school, workplace, health care provider, state, tribe, local external icon or department territorial health.

Who doesn’t need to be tested?

The following people who have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 are doing so not should get tested if they do not have COVID-19 symptoms:

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