Should I get my child tested? How can I get my child tested?January 6, 2021 3:02 am
People who have symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested. In general, people who do not have symptoms should not be tested for COVID-19. This Minnesota Department of Health website has a screening tool that will help you determine if you or your child should be tested for COVID-19. Should I Get Tested for COVID-19?
Most clinics and hospitals across the state have the ability to collect samples for testing. To protect our patients we are not seeing sick children in person in our offices. We recommend you contact your primary care provider to determine where they are referring patients for testing. Call ahead before going to the clinic or hospital to be tested. Not all clinics test people who do not have symptoms. The Minnesota Department of Health website also offers a list of testing locations.