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Velocity offering COVID-19 antibody testing

Velocity Urgent Care is now conducting on-demand coronavirus (COVID-19) testing at all of its 14 locations across Eastern and Northern Virginia, including its Gloucester location, according to a corporate press release issued on April 30.

In addition to testing for current COVID-19 symptoms, Velocity offers an antibody test to detect if a patient had a previous COVID-19 infection. The process includes a medical examination of each patient’s symptoms, which may also include testing for influenza and other conditions if deemed necessary by the provider.

“Our COVID-19 tests are run on state-of-the-art equipment in a nationally accredited laboratory with results back to our patients within 1-3 days,” stated Velocity CEO Alan Ayers. “There is no advance telemedicine consult, prescreening or doctor’s referral required. We strive to make this process easy for our patients and keep them informed every step of the way.”

If a patient is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or has potentially...

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