“Process to get tested
OakBend is now offering drive-through COVID-19 testing. However, certain parameters must be met:
Patients must complete a telehealth visit by calling 281-238-7870 where a doctor will examine patients for symptoms of COVID-19 and certain risk factors such as: patients over the age of 65 or have an underlying health condition, patient is a health care provider and may have been exposed to coronavirus, or patients are showing active COVID-19 symptoms.
If deemed necessary, the doctor will place an order for the patient to be tested.
Patient will need to bring to the testing site some type of identification
Testing will take place at 4911 Sandhill Drive, Sugar Land, Texas 77479 from anytime between 9:00am to 11:30am, Monday through Friday
Test results take up to 3 business days and patients will be contacted directly with results.”
“What kind of test are we using?
The CDC 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase (RT)–PCR Diagnostic Panel detects the SARS-CoV-2 virus in upper and lower respiratory specimens. It is designed to be used with an existing RT-PCR testing instrument commonly used to test for seasonal influenza virus.”