AHN Releases COVID-19 Mobile Testing Schedule through Friday

PITTSBURGH, PA (June 23, 2020)– Allegheny Health Network (AHN) today announced the schedule for its mobile testing unit through Friday, June 26. The vehicle will be at the following locations from10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. this week:

  • Tuesday, June 23– City Hall Building in Clairton (551 Ravensburg Boulevard)
  • Wednesday, June 24– Hazelwood Family Health Center in Hazelwood (4915 Second Avenue)
  • Thursday, June 25– AHN Canonsburg Hospital in Canonsburg (100 Medical Boulevard)
  • Friday, June 26– Alma Illery Medical Center in Homewood (7227 Hamilton Avenue)

To undergo COVID testing at the AHN mobile clinics, patients should either be experiencing symptoms consistent with the virus – including fever, cough and shortness of breath – or believe they are at risk due to contact with someone with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis. A physician’s order IS NOT required for an appointment at AHN’s mobile clinic, but an appointment is encouraged to minimize wait times. Patients can make an appointment by calling AHN’s 24/7 Nurse On Call-line (412-NURSE4U – or 412-687-7348). 

What to expect when arriving at the mobile testing site:

  • Patients will walk or drive through a secured, marked area.
  • No outdoor restrooms will be available at the collection locations.
  • The sample is collected via a nasal swab and the process typically takes less than 30 seconds, not including any wait times.
  • Testing results for the coronavirus typically take 5-7days, depending on regional test volume. Individuals will be contacted directly with their results. As volumes increase, wait times for results may be longer.
  • While waiting for their test results, individuals should stay at home. Those who receive positive COVID-19 test results may be issued additional care orders or self-isolation orders.

AHN also continues to make COVID-19 testing available at the following community locations:

  • AHN Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion, 12311 Perry Highway, Wexford PA 15090
  • AHN Bethel Park Health + Wellness Pavilion, 990 Higbee Dr., Bethel Park PA 15102
  • 4220 William Penn Highway, Monroeville PA , 15146
  • AHN West Side Health + Wellness Pavilion, 4247 Ridge Road, Erie PA 16506
  • AHN Braddock Urgent Care, 501 Braddock Ave., Braddock PA 15104
  • The former Divine Providence/Kindred Hospital, 1004 Arch St., Pittsburgh PA 15212
  • Heights Plaza Shopping Center, 1828 Union Ave., Natrona Heights, PA 15065

More information on the testing locations can be found at https://www.ahn.org/coronavirus/where-to-go-for-help/testing

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