COVID-19, also referred to as the novel coronavirus in the news, is a virus that has quickly spread worldwide since its initial detection in late 2019. COVID-19 is an upper respiratory infection, though the whole body can be affected. Nearly 24,000 cases have been diagnosed in Colorado alone. AFC Urgent Care Louisville performs COVID-19 diagnostic patients for patients seven days a week, no appointments necessary.
Symptoms of COVID-19
Symptoms of COVID-19 may vary from case to case, from mild to severe to asymptomatic. Asymptomatic patients have been common and can be equally contagious as symptomatic patients. The virus is spread through direct contact with infected individuals and surfaces as well as through community spread, contact with communal surfaces or objects infected at an unknown time. Symptoms may include:
- Persistent dry cough
- Shortness of breath
- Body aches
- Recent loss of smell and/or taste
Testing for COVID-19
AFC Urgent Care Louisville performs COVID-19 diagnostic testing on walk-in patients as well as by appointment seven days a week. Our center also offers telemedicine appointments to provide patients with an alternative to visiting the center at first. COVID-19 diagnostic testing and COVID-19 antibody testing both require in-person visits to AFC Urgent Care Louisville. Please wear a mask when you visit our center and practice social distancing whenever possible. The diagnostic test for COVID-19 is performed using a swab of your lower nasal cavity, with results available within a couple of days.
COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing in Louisville, Boulder & Superior, CO
If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, visit AFC Urgent Care Louisville for diagnostic testing today. Walk-in testing is permitted, or you can schedule an appointment or telemedicine visit to go over your symptoms with a provider first. For questions, please call 720-961-9700.