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Covid-19 PSC

COVID-19 PCR Test (Labcorp Visit)

$119
Sample Type:
Nasal Swab
Age:2+
Collection Method:Visit a Labcorp Location
HSA/FSA Accepted
Get a COVID-19 test at a Labcorp location for travel, event, and workplace screening (for symptom-free and unexposed individuals)

Skip the upfront shipping and collect your sample the same day*. Purchase your COVID-19 test online and visit one of our participating Labcorp locations for observed collection. Find a location near you.

Only purchase if you do not have symptoms and have not been exposed to anyone with COVID-19. If you have symptoms or have been exposed, request one of our home collection kits.

This COVID-19 PCR test is typically used to meet requirements for pre-flight testing, event entrance, or school and workplace screening. Please allow up to 4 days from when you need your result.

You’ll visit one of our local Labcorp locations and collect your sample observed by a trained professional. We’ll send your sample to our certified lab where we’ll perform our trusted PCR test to detect SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The average time to deliver results is currently 1-2 days from when your sample is received at the lab. 

*same day testing is available at PSCs that have walk-ins or available appointments.

Additional Information

Over 500 locations are accepting patients for observed collection. Check to see if collection is available at a Labcorp location near you.

Appointments at our locations are required before 12pm for this test. Walk-ins are welcome in the afternoon.

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

1. Choose your tests

Shop for tests and pay online. An independent physician will review and approve your test requests; no doctor’s visit is required.

VIEW ALL TESTS

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2. Provide Your Sample

Take the requisition number we emailed you, along with a photo ID, to a Labcorp location for sample collection.

FIND A LOCATION

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3. Access your results online

View your easy-to-read results online in your Pixel by Labcorp account. For certain results that require prompt attention, you will also be contacted by phone or mail. 

SAMPLE RESULTS

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I go for the COVID-19 PCR Test (Labcorp Visit)?

Find a local Labcorp collection site to complete your COVID-19 In-lab Screening. Please make sure to select “COVID-19 Unexposed/Symptom Free” in the locator since not every location provides this service type. Note that Labcorp does not have locations for sample collection in HI, ME, ND, or VT, but you can still purchase testing if you live in one of these states and are willing to travel for sample collection or if you choose an at-home kit.

Who should take the COVID-19 PCR Test (Labcorp Visit)?

This COVID-19 PCR test is typically used for people looking for a negative COVID-19 test to meet requirements for pre-flight testing, event entrance, or school and workplace screening. It is not for people that have symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. If you have had any of the following symptoms within the last 48 hours, you will not be eligible for this test.

  • fever or chills
  • cough
  • shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • fatigue
  • muscle or body aches
  • headache
  • new loss of taste or smell
  • sore throat
  • congestion or runny nose
  • nausea or vomiting
  • diarrhea

When can I visit the lab for my COVID-19 PCR Test (Labcorp Visit) sample collection?

You can visit a Labcorp location once you have received the email that includes your lab requisition number. Bring your requisition number along with your photo ID.

Do I need to make an appointment for my COVID-19 PCR Test (Labcorp Visit) sample collection?

No, but scheduling your visit in advance may minimize your wait time. Visit Labcorp.com to schedule your appointment.

COVID-19 is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Infection with the virus can range from being asymptomatic to life-threatening respiratory illness. Infection has been detected globally and in all 50 states. Symptoms associated with COVID-19 include cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat or new loss of taste or smell.

COVID-19 can present with severe illness in individuals of any age and without any previous health problems, but the risk for severe illness from COVID-19 increases with age, with older adults at highest risk. Having underlying medical conditions may also increase one’s risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Conditions and other risk factors that may be associated with severe illness and death are listed below.

If you have any symptoms concerning for COVID-19 and any of the following conditions or risk factors, which may put you at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19, you should consult with your healthcare provider before using this test:

  • Chronic kidney disease
  • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant or bone marrow transplant, immune deficiencies, HIV, use of corticosteroids, or use of other immune weakening medicines
  • Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 or higher)
  • Serious heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Asthma (moderate-to-severe)
  • Cerebrovascular disease (affects blood vessels and blood supply to the brain)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Hypertension or high blood pressure
  • Neurologic conditions, such as dementia
  • Liver disease
  • Pregnancy
  • Pulmonary fibrosis (having damaged or scarred lung tissues)
  • Smoking
  • Thalassemia (a type of blood disorder)
  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus

Regardless of your risk status, if you are experiencing any of the following emergency warning signs for COVID-19, it is recommended that you immediately seek emergency care:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake up or stay awake
  • Bluish lips or face

How To Get This Test

1. Choose your tests

Shop for tests and pay online. An independent physician will review and approve your test requests; no doctor’s visit is required.

VIEW ALL TESTS

2. Provide Your Sample

Take the requisition number we emailed you, along with a photo ID, to a Labcorp location for sample collection.

FIND A LOCATION

3. Access your results online

View your easy-to-read results online in your Pixel by Labcorp account. For certain results that require prompt attention, you will also be contacted by phone or mail.

SAMPLE RESULTS

Getting My Results

We've made getting your results easier and more convenient than ever. View your easy-to-read results online in your Pixel by Labcorp account. For certain results that require prompt attention, you will also be contacted by phone or mail. To view a sample report click the "sample report" button below.

View sample results

Sample Report