Where do you get tested for the Covid-19? (1 Viewer)

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Testing sites are few and far between, I have been to the ER at least 6 times in last 3 monthsbecause of heart and BP and have asked for a test everytime and have been told no...but I can get a HIV test all day long. Checked with drive thru test site and they want 100.00 for exam and 500.00 to bill insurance or cash for test...Trying VA and Medicade but having hell of time getting case worker to return phone calls...Need test to stay/vist with mom in senior apartment as usual poor people and whole families are geting screwed who has 600 bucks per child for test?..how/why are they opening the economy when no one has been tested?
 
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I don't know what your internet situation is, but I read an article (can't find link) that people are turning to Facebook groups for emotional support and mutual aid that are specifically for people experiencing symptoms. The article lead me to believe there are tons so maybe you could search one from your area?
 

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AFAIK we don't have a super accurate test yet, at least not in mass quantities. What we do have is being reserved for front line defenders (nurses, doctors, etc) until we can mass produce them. Overall the government really dropped the ball on this so it's going to be a while.
 

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