Antibody tests check your blood by looking for antibodies, which may tell you if you had a past COVID-19 infection. Results in 1-3 days.
Available for patients with COVID-19-like illnesses. Results in 15 Minutes
You do not have to meet medical screening criteria to get a Covid-19 test at North Star Clinic. Testing is available for:
Insurance should cover the full cost of your test if you are experiencing symptoms or have known exposure to Covid-19.
Most insurances will not cover if your test is elective, like for the purpose of travel. Call your insurer directly to confirm benefits before scheduling your appointment. If your insurer states they will cover, please get a call reference number and name of the representative you spoke with, and we will bill your insurance. For a list of accepted insurances, click HERE The out of pocket cost for a PCR test is $183 (including the lab fee) and the Antigen test costs $110. Prices may be subject to change.
**Please note, Antigen testing is based upon supply availability.
Please schedule an appointment by calling our office at 360-344-8146, option 2. We are unable to accept walk-ins or emailed scheduling requests.
With more people traveling as well as the Delta variant affecting numbers, we have seen an increase in demand for Covid testing. Our schedule can fill up quickly. We recommend scheduling at least 1-2 days ahead.
No, the specimens are sent to the laboratory at the end of the day. From receipt of specimen at the laboratory, the processing time is 24-48 hours.
Our onsite provider orders the tests. If your test is for a procedure, you may have your provider fax an order to our office.
Our PCR testing is through NW Laboratory, located in Bellingham, Washington. For more information, visit their website: https://www.nwlaboratory.com/
We will either call you with the result or upload a copy to your Patient Portal. We do process results on weekends.
Yes, Canada currently accepts the results of our PCR test (please note, Canada's requirements are subject to change.)
Unfortunately, the state of Hawaii only accepts tests from select laboratories and the lab we work with has not yet been accepted.
It will make it less likely that you get a positive result. The vaccine will never cause a PCR or antigen test to be positive.
Our collections are made via shallow nasal swab. We are not offering saliva tests.
We ask for 6 hours notice in advance of cancellation. Appointments cancelled with less than 6 hours notice may be subject to a $25.00 cancellation fee.
We have waived membership requirements for all Covid-19 related services. Testing is available whether or not you live in Jefferson County.