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*Disclaimer: The COVID-19 Immunity (IgG) test does not directly detect the virus and should not be used to diagnose or exclude COVID-19 infection. A negative result may occur if you are tested early in your illness and your body hasn’t had time to produce antibodies to infection.   Even if your COVID-19 Immunity (IgG) test is positive, that does not mean you are immune to COVID-19.  If you suspect you may be infected with COVID-19, you should talk to your healthcare provider, and direct testing for the virus, COVID-19, should be performed.

Happening Now at Helix Urgent Care!

How is COVID-19 Antibody (IgG) Testing* shaking out at Helix Urgent Care as of May 18, 2020?

4.5% of COVID-19 Antibody (IgG) tests administered to Helix Urgent Care Patients yield POSITIVE results.   29.4% of those patients with positive antibodies had no symptoms prior to testing.  70.6% did have symptoms.

Of patients who tested NEGATIVE for antibodies (the other 95.5%), 35.7% reported having “Influenza Like Illnesses (i.e., ILI) before taking the IgG antibody test.

Furthermore the State of Florida reports close to 94% of those tested with symptoms did not have COVID-19. Indicative of the ratio of Influenza Like Illnesses to COVID-19 in the our State of Florida.

Helix has performed over 1500 antibody tests, and we will post updated information as it comes available.

Essential Personnel – Need a “Doctor’s Note” to get back to Work ?

COVID-19 Back-2-Work evaluations performed for essential personnel at Helix Urgent Care. Please call us at 888-944-3459 or visit helixcares.com for appointments

Concerned about possible COVID-19 symptoms, but don’t want to risk exposure?

Helix Urgent Care offers Telehealth / Virtual Visits. To schedule, contact us at 888-944-6369 or request an appointment here.

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