COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Testing in Saginaw, MI

Do you think you were exposed to COVID-19? Are you experiencing concerning symptoms? If so, it may be time for a COVID-19 test. At MI Health Clinic, we offer testing, as well as other health services.

For more information about COVID-19 testing or to schedule an appointment, call our doctors near you. Our friendly staff is here to help you and your family stay healthy and receive the care you need.

COVID-19 can look different for each person. You might have a different experience than others with the virus.

How Soon Do Symptoms Appear After Exposure?

In most cases, symptoms appear 2-14 days after you’re exposed to the virus.

What Are the Symptoms of COVID-19?

COVID-19 symptoms and severity vary by person. Some infected people have mild cases, but others have more severe cases. Some people are even asymptomatic, which means they show no signs of infection. If you do not have symptoms, you can still spread the virus to others.

These are the symptoms you may notice after being exposed to COVID-19:

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle aches
  • Headache
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Congestion
  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat

If you notice any of these symptoms, you should seek COVID-19 testing near you. We offer testing and can give you guidance for treatment as well.

You may also notice emergency warning signs, which mean you should go to the emergency room right away. Emergency signs include trouble breathing, pain or pressure in the chest, and inability to stay awake.

How is Someone Tested for COVID-19?

If you decide to be tested for COVID-19, you may be wondering what to expect. During a test, your nose or nose and throat will be swabbed. Following a test, the sample will be tested to determine whether the genetic material or viral proteins of COVID-19 are present.

For more information about COVID-19 testing and treatment, talk to our doctors near you. At MI Health Clinic, we are here to help.

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