COVID-19 testing is available at Rutland Regional, but only with an order from your healthcare provider.
PLEASE NOTE: There is no drive-thru or walk-in testing at the hospital. All tests must be ordered in advance by your provider.
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Please follow the signs in the parking lot, our friendly personnel will direct you to the tent.
Please remain in your car while the respiratory specimen is collected.
Collection is a painless process. You will be asked to tilt your head back while a swab is inserted into your nostril. The swab will be gently rotated for 15 seconds before being placed into a tube for laboratory testing.
The Antigen test is not as sensitive or specific, and can only be used on symptomatic patients. There is a risk of false positives with this test.
The Antibody test will show if you have been exposed to COVID-19 but at this time cannot be used as a measure of protection against infection.
RUTLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER160 Allen Street, Rutland, VT 05701802.775.7111