coronavirus Blog

COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Questions and Answers

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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. We are putting every effort to hire more people so that we can increase that threshold and get more people tested. We understand this is a difficult time for… Read more »

Is COVID-19 Testing Free?

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This post was updated to reflect recent changes in government and insurers’ policies to help patients seeking either COVID-19 viral testing or COVID-19 antibody testing. Please check regularly for updates. Last revised on July 26, 2020. We’ve all seen the headlines that announce “free testing” and “everyone can have a test.” While this is the… Read more »

Ask Dr. Taylor: SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Testing

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The entire team at MainStreet Family Care is encouraged by our patients’ desire to be informed. We’ve received a lot of great questions from you about SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Testing! Below our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Timothy Taylor addresses some specific questions that our community has been asking about COVID-19 antibody testing. I’m on the fence.… Read more »

COVID-19 Antibody Blood Test Questions and Answers

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These days, we all have Coronavirus questions that need to be answered. We’ve provided some helpful COVID-19 antibody blood test questions and answers that might make life a little easier. The COVID-19 antibody blood test will tell you if you HAD Coronavirus. How does the COVID-19 antibody blood test work? We will draw a sample… Read more »

Explaining COVID-19 to Our Kids

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How do we begin explaining COVID-19 to our kids? Coronavirus is all people are talking about these days. Parents are concerned. We’re worried about our friends, family, and the impact this will have on our children. While we’re doing the best we can, sometimes it’s helpful to have ways we can reassure our children and… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

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This article was last edited on June 26, 2020. This post is for the many people in our community who are wondering about Coronavirus and what it means for Alabama. We want to make the current information readily available to you. Here’s what you need to know about coronavirus. What is Coronavirus? COVID-19 is a… Read more »