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Coronavirus Walk-In Testing Center

‎‍Walk-In Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Testing

International Medicine Center

9230 Katy Freeway, Suite 400

Houston, TX 77055

We are suspending COVID-19 screening tests until we clarify whether Harris County Health Department has regulations over where and how such testing can be performed. We regret any inconvenience to you and if we can re-open our site we will post that ASAP.

Edward Rensimer, MD
International Medicine Center

Our facility is offering expedited, walk-in (no physician visit needed) testing for SARS-CoV-2. We prefer to do this with a brief appointment so that we can manage workflow in our facility as well as to minimize exposure of all involved to each other. The aim is minimal or no waiting time here.

1. Call our office to request testing and to set-up an appointment.
a. To receive an appointment time, you must email us our short form request for a testing appointment “Coronavirus-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Walk-In Testing Intake Form” (see attached)

Coronavirus-19 Walk-In Testing Intake Form Order Sheet

Send to:

2. On arrival at our building, call us again so we can instruct you on when to enter our office, at which time you will,
a. Be asked to clean your hands.
b. Fill out a brief form (If not already done online and forwarded).
Our staff will meet you at our side entrance (not the main waiting room glass door; knock on arrival), where the specimen will be taken and you can then go.

3. When results are back, we will call you (expect 3-5 day turnaround); consider self-quarantine while results are pending.

4. If physician consultation is desired, notify us so we can set up a formal appointment.

5. Charges: Administration/Case Eval: $150
Lab Test: $51.31 (the lab will bill you; we cannot guarantee this test will be covered by your insurer).

6. If you have a positive test,
a. Immediately self-quarantine.
b. Inform all those with whom you have had ongoing close contact (household contacts, co-workers, schoolmates, etc) of your test result and advise them to be tested ASAP.
c. Contact your personal physician for further direction.
d. Both the lab and we will report your result to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Edward R. Rensimer, MD
International Medicine Center