Med First is one of the few providers in North Carolina that offers rapid COVID-19 testing. These FDA-approved tests from Quidel produce objective results in 15 minutes!

The Sofia SARS Antigen FIA test uses a nasal swab to detect proteins from the virus. 


Who can get a rapid COVID-19 test?

Anyone with symptoms consistent with COVID-19 should contact a medical professional for evaluation (e.g., fever, cough, difficulty breathing).

What are the known and potential benefits and risks of the test?

Potential benefits include

  • The results, along with other information, can help you and your healthcare provider make informed recommendations about your care and activities in your community. 
  • The results of this test may help limit the spread of COVID-19 to your family and others in your community

Potential risks include

  • Possible discomfort or other complications that can happen during sample collection.
  • Possible incorrect test result. 

Where to Find Rapid COVID-19 Testing?

Rapid testing is now available at the following Med First locations:

Coming soon to all Med First locations!