COVID-19 TESTING INFORMATION

COVID-19 TESTING FOR ESPERANZA HEALTH CENTER PATIENTS
Esperanza patients currently have the option to receive COVID-19 testing at our Hunting Park and Kensington sites. Rapid testing is not available at EHC; PCR testing is available for patients. If you have questions about testing please call 215-302-3600.

You SHOULD get tested if:
  • You have any of the following new symptoms: Cough, Shortness of breath, Difficulty breathing, or Loss of taste or smell, Fever, Chills, Sore throat, Runny nose/congestion, Muscle pain, Headache, Fatigue, Diarrhea, Nausea, or Vomiting

You should also be tested if you are asymptomatic but have had close contact (within 6 feet for at least 15 minutes) with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Testing should be done 5 days after last contact.

If you are not a patient at Esperanza Health Center, please visit the Philadelphia Department of Public Health website at https://www.phila.gov/services/mental-physical-health/find-a-covid-19-testing-site/ to find a testing site located near you. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For information about Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Philadelphia Department of Public Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide answers to many frequently asked questions at the following sites: