Please allow at least 1-2 days to receive your results. Most results are sent electronically to the email address you provide during registration. If it has been greater than 2 days since the date you were tested, please email UTTestingSite@uthsc.edu or call 901.209.9678.
Site 1: 2355 Appling City Cove (Old vehicle inspection station)
Site 2: Church Health (Crosstown) Drive Thru Testing
1350 Concourse Ave - Claybrook Entrance
You are required to remain in your vehicle at all times unless instructed to vacate by a member of our health care personnel. All testing will take place in your car. The line may be long, so please arrive at least 5-10 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment. Those without appointments may experience longer wait times.
Please bring a photo ID that you can share through the window of your vehicle. Only those with an appointment will be tested unless you are at a testing site that takes drive-ups (Appling site only).
Results are delivered by health care personnel 1-2 days from the date of testing. We will notify you with the contact information you have provided today. Additional printed information will be acquired at the testing site.
Should your symptoms worsen prior to receiving your test results, contact your primary care provider or report to the emergency department with severe symptoms.
COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that is transmitted through droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes. In order to become sick from these droplets, you must be in proximity of an infected person or touching a surface that might have a droplet followed by touching your mouth, nose or eyes. You are at a low risk of contracting the virus unless you have recently traveled to an outbreak site or have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for the virus.
Symptoms of COVID-19 may appear 2-14 days after exposure. Primary symptoms of the virus include:
In 80% of patients, COVID-19 causes only mild cold symptoms. The elderly and those with pre-existing medical conditions appear to be more vulnerable to the virus. People at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19 should contact their health care provider early even if their illness is mild.
Yes. Currently, there is no vaccine available preventing COVID-19. The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. You can significantly reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 by frequently washing your hands.
COVID-19 is transmitted through droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes. In order to become sick from these droplets, you must be in proximity of an infected person or touching a surface that might have a droplet followed by touching your mouth, nose or eyes.
Clean your hands frequently.
Additional ways to protect yourself:
There are ways that you can protect others from contracting COVID-19:
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