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At Sheldon’s Express Pharmacy

Express Care Access - Flu and Strep Testing



At Sheldon’s Express Pharmacy, the convenience you have always enjoyed has just gotten even better. 

With our Express Care Access Program our pharmacists can now test, diagnose, and depending on the results of the test, prescribe medications for Influenza A & B and Strep.

 

Is Express Care Access Flu and Strep testing covered on my insurance?

Currently, we are unable to bill your insurance for the testing service.  The great news is that the price of the tests is, in many cases, are lower than your copay or deductible. The flu test runs $30 and the strep test is $15. Any prescriptions or over the counter medications will be an additional expense but the prescription medication is billable to your insurance

 

How long does the test take?

With the Rapid Flu and Strep test, we will receive the results within minutes of administration

 

How are the samples for the test obtained?

Our trained staff will collect a sample based upon the test that you will be receiving. The Flu tests requires a nasal swab and the strep tests requires a throat swab.

 

Do I need to make an appointment?

No, simply stop in to any Kentucky located Sheldon’s Express Pharmacy and get your test today.

 

Click a link below to learn more.

https://www.cdc.gov/dotw/strepthroat/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/index.htm