We are currently offering the following tests to our patients & the general public:
- ID NOW ™ COVID-19 MOLECULAR TEST
- - COVID-19 IgG ANTIBODY TEST
There is a lot of advertising and misinformation out there about COVID-19 and antibody tests. We believe that as your medical providers, it is our responsibility to provide you not only with the details about our test, but also ensure that we are sharing sound medical information regarding these tests.
Want to schedule an appointment for the ID NOW ™ COVID-19 MOLECULAR TEST or the COVID-19 IgG ANTIBODY TEST ?
- If you are an established patient of Palmetto Primary Care Physicians:
Call your medical providers office directly to schedule a telemedicine appointment. They will gladly place the order for either the ID NOW™ COVID-19 MOLECULAR TEST or the COVID-19 IgG ANTIBODY TEST during your telemedicine appointment. You will be given an appointment date and time to have your specimen collected for the appropriate test. Your specimen will be collected at your specified appointment date and time at the nearest available testing site to you.
- If you are NOT an established patient of Palmetto Primary Care Physicians:
Call one of the following three offices to schedule a telemedicine appointment.:
- Lowcountry area: (843) 302-8840 Midlands area: (803) 732-4001 Grand Strand area: (843) 651-4111
- They will gladly place the order for either the ID NOW™ COVID-19 MOLECULAR TEST or the COVID-19 IgG ANTIBODY TEST during your telemedicine appointment. You will be given an appointment date and time to have your specimen collected for the appropriate test. Your specimen will be collected at your specified appointment date and time at the nearest available testing site to you.
To learn more about the molecular & antibody tests that we are offering, please click on the links below.
ID NOW ™ COVID-19 MOLECULAR TEST
COVID-19 IgG ANTIBODY TEST
An important message from your medical practitioner about COVID-19.
As your caregivers, your health and safety is our top priority. Please rest assured that our staff and and medical practitioners are taking every additional precaution we can to ensure that our office is a clean and safe space for ALL of our patients to continue to receive medical care during this time.
For your health, it is very important that you keep your scheduled appointments with your medical practitioner.
We understand you may have some concerns regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and for that reason we would like to share with you some of the extra measures we are taking during this time to keep you and your loved ones safe in our office.
We are proactively screening all patients to determine who may be at risk of having or may have been exposed to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). If a patient calls or visits our office and is found to be at high risk, we have protocols in place to help those patients get the testing and treatment they need
outside of our office without putting you or our staff at risk for exposure.
Palmetto Primary Care Physicians is
not testing for the Coronavirus (molecular testing) at any of our offices. We are directing those patients to the appropriate hospital testing facilities.
Sanitization and Disinfecting
We have removed magazines and toys from our lobby and are sanitizing and disinfecting our common areas more frequently.
Rooming Our Patients Faster
Our staff is decreasing the amount of time a patient spends in the lobby while waiting for their appointment by moving them into a patient room as soon as one is available.
It is our hope that these extra measures will be the reassurance you need to keep your appointment and to continue to call us should you need to be seen by a medical practitioner during this time. Our office will continue to be a safe and clean place for you to receive the medical care you need.
If you are still uncomfortable waiting for your scheduled visit in our office, or if you are having respiratory symptoms - you can call us from your car and our staff will let you know when your medical practitioners is ready to see you!
Thank you, as always, for entrusting us with your care.
In Good Health,
Palmetto Primary Care Physicians