Monkeypox Testing In San Antonio
Monkeypox Testing Near Me in San Antonio
As the monkeypox virus continues to spread throughout the United States it is essential to know where your local testing centers and resources are. Here at Quality Urgent Care, we offer fast and reliable testing options, find monkeypox testing near me on our locations page.
According to the World Health Organization, monkeypox is officially a global public health emergency. Please continue reading to understand the testing process, symptoms of the virus, and associated risks. The monkeypox test is administered by swabbing a rash or lesion on the body. After the test is administered it can take a few days to get the test results back. If you believe you have been exposed to the monkeypox virus or begin to experience symptoms, please get tested immediately. Walk-in or check-in online to get care.
Monkeypox Testing Locations
Here at Quality Urgent Care we have the testing capacity and relationships with commercial laboratories to get you care when you need it most. We follow all guidelines as directed by the San Antonio Department of Health and the federal government.
Visit any of the following locations in San Antonio to receive care for the monkeypox virus:
- San Antonio
- Pleasanton, TX
- Palo Alto Road
Know The Signs And Symptoms of Monkeypox
Monkeypox can present itself in several ways and each patient experiences symptoms differently. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the following symptoms can be telltale signs that you may have the virus:
- Swollen lymph nodes
- Muscle ache and fatigue
- Rash, pimples, or blisters on the body
The rash associated with monkeypox can be extremely painful and may go through multiple phases of scabbing before healing completely. The rash may spread to any area of the body, but it is particularly prone to the face and genital area.
If you experience any of these symptoms you should seek a testing center immediately.
Understand The Testing Process
Monkeypox is an infectious disease and can be spread in a variety of ways, protect yourself by knowing how the virus spreads.
- Prolonged face-to-face contact
- Skin-to-skin contact with the rash
- Close contact with linens or items that were exposed to the rash
- Exchange of bodily fluids
- Sex through the mouth, genitals, or anus
- A pregnant individual may pass it to the fetus
- It is possible to contract the virus from animals
Learn more about health care and prevention of monkeypox on the mayo clinic website.
Frequently Asked Questions
When you visit us for a test we will swab you and send it to a lab. Test result time may vary but should not take more than a few days.
Find a Quality Urgent Care location near you to get a monkeypox test. There are 5 convenient locations throughout the San Antonio area.
Many insurance plans cover monkeypox testing. Contact your insurance company for information about your coverage or we can check at the time of appointment before your test. If you are uninsured we offer self-pay options as well.