Category: Viral Testing

COVID-19 Care

I took a COVID test at MainStreet – what do I do now? No matter your result, if you are feeling sick, please follow the CDC’s guidelines to reduce the spread of respiratory sickness. View the guidelines here. If your rapid COVID test was POSITIVE, please follow the CDC guidelines. The guidelines may advise isolating… Read more »

Getting Employees Tested for COVID-19

Employers are researching how to get their employees tested and vaccinated for COVID-19. You may have already had an outbreak at your place of business. Maybe you have a only couple of employees that need to be tested or vaccinated. Either way, we know COVID-19 isn’t going away anytime soon and we can help your… Read more »

How Do I Get a Rapid COVID-19 Test?

How do you get a rapid COVID-19 test? We’ve developed a contactless registration system for MainStreet and KidsStreet clinics. It does require a wait, but please know that we’re trying to help you and your neighbors the best we can. Thank you in advance for your patience. This is not an appointment, but pre-registering can… Read more »

COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Questions and Answers

This post is about MainStreet’s COVID-19 rapid antigen test. All MainStreet clinics have a COVID-19 testing threshold based on the amount of staffing in each clinic. If you have further questions, please email info@mainstreetfamilycare.com. As testing evolves, so will our clinic policies. Please check here for updates before coming to the clinic. MainStreet Family Care… Read more »

What to Expect: COVID-19 Testing

We get a lot of questions about what to expect when you come into the clinic for COVID-19 testing. Here we’ll walk you through it and give you a few tips that might make testing and getting your results a little easier. Set Up a Patient Portal Account If you’d like, you can do this… Read more »

Should You Get Tested or Retested for COVID-19?

As summer begins and COVID-19 cases in Alabama increase, you may wonder, “When should I get tested? If I’ve been tested already, do I need to get retested?” The simple answer is this: anyone can walk-in to MainStreet Family Care to be tested at any time for the virus or for antibodies. MainStreet Family Care… Read more »

Summer Camp Safety During COVID-19

Summer camp safety during COVID-19 is something many families are trying to navigate. In the midst of the pandemic, community summer programs are going to look a lot different this year. While some parents are deciding whether or not to send their children to camp, many others don’t have a choice. For many families, community… Read more »

What Families are Missing Most

One thing many families are missing the most during the COVID-19 pandemic is EACH OTHER. Now that restrictions have been lifted and businesses are reopening, many families are coming together again and visiting with grandparents. Complete self-isolation is the only way to currently avoid getting ill. But many of us desperately need to connect with… Read more »

COVID-19 Testing for Uninsured Patients

We are excited to participate in a program launched by the Department of Human Health Services (HHS). This program is designed to reimburse healthcare providers and laboratories for providing COVID-19 testing to uninsured patients. This allows us to extend COVID-19 testing to patients without insurance. Our participation in the Uninsured Patient Program will be available… Read more »