Rapid pcr test
Rapid Antibody test
Three COVID Testing Types Offered by Rolseth Drug
Rolseth Drug is dedicated to quick accurate test results. Every test is administered by a licensed pharmacist who is well studied and equipped to answer your questions.
We have invested in the best technology on the market for accuate, RAPID ONSITE testing: (PCR, antigen, and antibody)
Schedule online for same day COVID testing results
Rolseth Drug is pleased to offer three different types of COVID-19 tests. For fast, easy, convenient COVID testing, visit your local pharmacy in Forest Lake. We care about your health, your time and stopping the spread of COVID-19. We are currently offering testing Mondays and Thursdays 10:00 Am to 4:00 Pm.
Before You Arrive
Upon arrival for COVID testing, you will need a few things. Please remember to follow all instructions provided to make this a safe visit to your community Rolseth Drug pharmacy.
1. When you park (North side of the building the the delivery door and cardboard dumpster call the pharmacy and let us know you are here 651-464-2114
2. For symptomatic and exposed patients STAY IN YOUR CAR we will come to you
3. Please keep you mask covereing your mouth while receiving your test
We appreciate you kind adherence to these protocols set in place for our customers' and staff's safety.
The Three Testing Types
COVID Rapid PCR Molecular Test
BIG NEWS!! Rolseth Drug invested in the most accurate testing available. What used to take days is now done onsite in 30 minutes with our RAPID ONSITE PCR Machine.
If you're traveling or having surgery, you may need a PCR test. Check with your destination or surgery center to be sure. Some will accept a Rapid Antigen Test, which is less expensive, so it's essential to find out. If the PCR is the test you need, follow this link to book an appointment. This is also a nasopharyngeal swab. The cost is $189. Payment is collected either when you book online or at the time of testing. Additionally, you may submit to your insurance company to attempt reimbursement, as your invoice will contain all the billing codes and information you need.
Utilizes a nasopharyngeal swab
Patient can submit paperwork to insurance company
May be reimbursed
30 minute results
AKA Molecular Diagnostic Test
Pros: The Gold Standard Test for active diagnosis Accepted by many foreign countries, surgery centers, etc.
Cons: More expensive than Rapid Antigen Tests
COVID Rapid Antigen Test
We typically use the Rapid Antigen Test if you're sick with symptoms or you've been exposed to someone who then tested positive. It's best to wait at least four or more days from the time you were exposed before your test. If this is the test you need, follow this link to book an appointment. This test is performed out front in your car. It will be processed onsite, and your results are complete in 15 minutes. The cost is $99, collected either when you book online or when you arrive out front for your appointment. You may submit to your insurance company to attempt reimbursement, as your invoice will contain all the billing codes and information you need.
Utilizes a 1" nasal swab
Patient may submit paperwork to insurance company
May be reimbursed
Results within 15-30 minutes, onsite
AKA Antigen Diagnostic Test
Pros: Nearly instant results
Perfect test for active infection & recent exposure
Cons: Not accepted by some foreign countries (check with your destination)
COVID Antibody Rapid Test
If you feel you may have had COVID in the past, you would be a great candidate for this testing type. If this is the test you need, follow this link book an appointment.This test is a finger-stick blood draw and looks for IgM and IgG antibodies. These are the antibodies developed after one recovers from COVID-19 or IgG is shown after a Covid Vaccine. It's possible never to show symptoms of COVID and have antibodies present. The cost of the Antibody Test is $50. Payment is collected at the time of testing or when you book an appointment online. You may submit to your insurance company to attempt reimbursement, as your invoice will contain all the billing codes and information you need.
Utilizes a finger stick blood draw
Patient can submit paperwork to insurance company, and may be reimbursed.
15 minute turnaround time
AKA Serology Test
Pros: Learn if you have antibodies, as you may be one of the many who had a minor infection, Inexpensive
Cons: Unknown whether presence of antibodies means immunity
An Important note: COVID-19 tests are diagnostic tools. A negative test result does not rule out a person from contracting COVID-19 in the future.