Waterloo, IOWA – According to the statement, with one test, patients can get tested for both COVID-19 and flu at select Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations and receive prescribed treatment from a Hy-Vee pharmacist.
The test is free and available for ages 12+ by appointment only.
The test is administered via an outdoor, drive-thru testing process.
Patients need to either have COVID-19 or flu symptoms or have been exposed to someone with the illness to be tested. Patients must register online to receive a test voucher number, testing site and appointment time.
Patients will receive results in as few as 30 minutes after completing the test.
Those who test positive for COVID-19 or influenza A/B will receive a prescription for an antiviral treatment by a Hy-Vee pharmacist.
Patients ages 12+ will be able to receive treatment if tested positive. The prescription may require a copay.