Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing Clinic Q&A
We understand the uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 virus and we are here to help. For more information, please call us or book an appointment. We have convenient locations to serve you in Kahului HI, Kihei HI, and Lahaina HI.
If you have concerns about COVID-19 and would like to be tested or to speak with a provider, please initiate a video visit. For the safety of our staff and patients, please do not go into the clinic with COVID-19-related concerns.
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Can I get tested for COVID-19 at Minit Medical Urgent Care?
Yes, if you have concerns about COVID-19 and would like to be tested, please click here to start a video visit or call 808.667.6161, please do not come into one of our clinics before calling. Swabs are collected and sent out to the appropriate laboratory facility for testing. Once you meet a provider on a video visit, they will direct you to our drive-up tasting Kihei location.
How is COVID-19 spread?
Human coronaviruses are usually spread from an infected person to others through the air by coughing and sneezing and through close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands and then transferring the virus from surfaces and hands into the mouth, nose, and eyes.
How can I prevent contracting COVID-19?
Hand washing continues to be the best way to protect yourself from contracting the illness. It’s also important to remember to stay home from work or school if you are showing signs of illness so that you don’t spread it to others. Remember to keep your distance from others who are showing signs of illness – 6 feet is the general rule. It has been suggested to wear a mask when out in public.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
Currently, the symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. The illness can range from very mild to quite severe symptoms.
What should I do if I have symptoms?
If you have a fever, shortness of breath, or a cough, and have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or if you have recently traveled from an area with widespread or ongoing community spread of COVID-19, or have been in contact with someone who has traveled to these areas, and thinks you should be tested for the virus, please click here to begin a video visit.