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1401 West 5th St. Sheridan, WY
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COVID-19 Testing Frequently Asked Questions

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Published  September 2, 2021

What should I do if I have been exposed to someone with COVID-19?

  •  Not Vaccinated
    • If you are not having symptoms – quarantine then get tested approximately 5 days after exposure
    • If you are having symptoms – get tested immediately, quarantine and wait for results and additional instructions
  •  Vaccinated
    • If you are not having symptoms – get tested approximately 5 days after exposure.
    • If you are having symptoms – get tested immediately and quarantine and wait for results and additional instructions

Do I need a specific appointment for COVID-19 testing?

  • Yes. Please call 672-1004 and leave only 1 message, our registrars will return the calls in the order received to schedule your appointment.  Online appointments can now also be made by clicking on this link.

What type of test is offered?

  • Rapid antigen test ($79) – same day results subject to change depending on testing volume
  • Rapid PCR test ($158) – same day results subject to change depending on testing volume
  • State PCR test – (No fee) – results will take anywhere from 2-7 days depending on volume at state lab.

When and where is testing performed?

Is there a separate entrance for COVID-19 testing and/or is there still curbside testing?

  • Yes.  Curbside Tests are administered on the west side of the SMH Urgent Care parking lot located at 1435 Burton St.
  • Patients are to remain in their vehicle and call the phone # posted on the sign to let us know they have arrived for their scheduled appointment.

If my test results are positive, what should I do?

  • The current recommendation from the CDC is to quarantine for 10 days. If symptoms worsen, please contact your primary care provider or come in to SMH Urgent Care. For severe symptoms, go to the emergency department or call 911.

For More COVID-19 Information and Resources visit, sheridanhospital.org/community/coronavirus/