Thank you for choosing the Crimson Network.

 

You may receive one or more of the following tests at our locations depending on your symptoms: COVID, Flu, Strep, or Antibody.

 

You will receive a test and a Telemed visit from our providers.  Please listen to their guidance and feel free to ask them questions. 

 

COVID PCR testing results are back between 24 - 48 hours in most cases.  Once received you will receive and email that states “CLEAR” with no further information, or a call if your result is positive.  If you receive a call, please call us back at:

(205) 301-3850 – Crimson Care Skyland
(205) 270-5285 - First Care
(205) 270-5146 – Crimson Care Veterans

to determine your care plan.  If you do not receive your result in 48 hours please call the numbers above. OR engage with the AI Chat on our website.

Along with their suggestions regarding your immediate care, our providers suggest the standard CDC guidance with regards to the above illnesses:

 

Waiting on COVID Result:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/3key-steps-when-waiting-for-COVID-19-results_508.pdf

 

Stay Home and away from others.

  • If in contact with someone with Covid-19, stay home and away from others for 14 days after your last contact with that person.

  • If you have a fever, cough or other symptoms of Covid-19, stay home and away from others (except to get medical care.)

Monitor your health.

  • Watch for fever (100.4°F), cough, shortness of breath, or other symptoms of COVID-19. Remember, symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to COVID-19 and can include:

  1. Fever or chills

  2. Cough

  3. Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  4. Tiredness

  5. Muscle or body aches

  6. Headache

  7. New loss of taste or smell

  8. Sore throat

  9. Congestion or runny nose

  10. Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhea

 

COVID Positive

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/isolation.html

 

Isolate yourself if you are sick.

Stay home except to get medical care.

  • Monitor your symptoms. If you have an emergency warning sign (including trouble breathing), seek emergency medical care immediately

  • Stay in a separate room from other household members, if possible

  • Use a separate bathroom, if possible

  • Avoid contact with other members of the household and pets

  • Don’t share personal household items, like cups, towels, and utensils

  • Wear a mask when around other people, if you are able to

When should you seek further medical care:

  • Look for emergency warning signs* for COVID-19. If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately

  1. Trouble breathing

  2. Persistent pain or pressure in the chest

  3. New confusion

  4. Inability to wake or stay awake

  5. Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all possible symptoms. Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.

Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility: Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.

 

How long should I Isolate:

If you continue to have no symptoms, you can be with others after:

  • 10 days have passed since the date you had your positive test

 

 

Other common COVID Questions:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html

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