COVID-19 Testing Now Available

Drive-Up COVID-19 Testing Now AvailableCOVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Testing Now Available at Androscoggin Valley Hospital, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, Weeks Medical Center, and Coos County Family Health Services by Appointment Only

North Country Healthcare hospitals and Coos County Family Health Services are now providing drive-up COVID-19 testing at locations in Berlin, Colebrook, and Lancaster.

Anyone seeking a COVID-19 test can now request one by appointment only at these new testing sites. You can be tested at any site that is convenient for you.

To schedule a COVID-19 testing appointment, please call the number listed for your choice of location:

Weeks Medical Center
170 Middle Street, Lancaster
Old Lancaster Physicians Office across the street from the hospital
10:30am – 12pm, Monday & Thursday
10am – 12pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday
Appointments: 603-788-5095

Androscoggin Valley Hospital
59 Page Hill Road, Berlin
Hospital front entrance portico
9:30 – 11:30am, Monday – Friday
Appointments:  603-915-6190

Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital
181 Corliss Lane, Colebrook
Tent in hospital parking lot
Starting at 10am, Monday – Friday
Starting at 9am, Saturday – Sunday
Appointments: 603-388-4259

Coos County Family Health Services
133 Pleasant Street, Berlin
Tent in hospital parking lot
8:30am – 4pm, Thursdays and Fridays only
Appointments: 603-752-2040

When you call for an appointment, you will be asked about your insurance information. Most health insurance plans cover testing for COVID-19 without a copay, coinsurance, or deductible. If you do not have insurance or have a health insurance plan that does not fully cover the cost of testing, you may have access to cover the costs of testing via a New Hampshire Medicaid limited COVID-19 testing benefit. To apply online for the testing benefit, please visit NH EASY at nheasy.nh.gov and click on “COVID-19 Testing.” You may also ask for assistance with applying for the Medicaid testing benefit at each testing location when you call for your appointment.

BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 antigen testing is available for patients who have COVID-19 symptoms, with symptom onset within the last seven days. Also available for those being treated in the Emergency Department or as an outpatient. The test should take less than five minutes. The hospital providing the test will contact you with results usually in about seven days or sooner.

Common symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, chills, cough, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting. If you are having symptoms, please quarantine until you receive your results.  If your symptoms worsen, contact your primary care provider’s office. If you do not have symptoms, monitor yourself for symptoms until you receive the test results. You will be given additional instructions if your results are positive.

For more information about COVID-19, please visit CDC.gov or nh.gov/covid19.

For more information about COVID-19 testing from North Country Healthcare hospitals, please visit NorthCountryHealth.org.

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This document was financed under a contract with the State of New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services with funds provided in part by the State of New Hampshire and/or other such funding sources as were available or required, e.g., the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

 

 

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