Free Rapid Antibody Testing Event
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) and the Stephens County Health Department, partnering with Concierge Testing Solutions (CTS), will provide free Rapid SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) antibody testing to the Duncan community and the surrounding areas.
This event is for individuals who feel healthy. Those who have current symptoms of COVID-19 should contact their healthcare provider or county health department.
CTS will mobilize its professional medical teams to collect blood samples for Rapid antibody testing at the Stephens County Fairgrounds. These COVID-19 rapid response test results will be available and sent via SMS/text message within 15 – 20 minutes of testing.
When: August 11th, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
August 12th, 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
Where: 2002 S 13th St, Duncan, OK 73533
How: Register and schedule an appointment today: https://cts-program.as.me/DuncanPublic
Contact: Julie Williamson (Public Information Officer) JulieXW@health.ok.gov 580-223-9705
Lorraine Acevedo-Cardona (Local Emergency Response) LorraineA@health.ok.gov 580-220-0887
More Information: Testing is paramount to controlling the spread of COVID-19.This rapid antibody test will help detect current active cases in this community as well as give individuals information whether or not they have previously contracted SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).
CTS collects a whole blood sample for its rapid antibody testing with lateral flow test kits which test for the presence of both IgM and IgG antibodies to the SARS-CoV2-virus. CTS uses an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), through FDA, testing kit which ensures the most reliable and accurate results possible in 15 minutes.
Once you are registered and have scheduled your time, CTS will send notices about your testing appointment and what to expect.
When you receive your test results via SMS/ text, there are five different types of results someone can receive from antibody testing. CTS will provide a full description of each of these result types upon arrival.
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