Your health and wellness partner for extensive care.
Welcome to FAM Urgent Care in Schererville, IN, where we provide top-notch care for coronavirus concerns. Our experienced medical professionals are dedicated to serving the community by providing comprehensive testing, treatment, and prevention measures for COVID-19.
At FAM Urgent Care, we understand that COVID-19 can be a concerning and overwhelming issue. That’s why we’re proud to offer our expertise and compassionate care to the residents of Schererville and the surrounding areas. Here are some of the ways we can help with COVID-19:
We offer several testing options to diagnose COVID-19, including rapid antigen tests and PCR tests. We also offer antibody tests to determine if you have previously been infected with COVID-19.
If you test positive for COVID-19, we offer several treatment options to manage your symptoms and help you recover quickly. These may include medications, breathing treatments, and IV fluids.
Our team can provide you with guidance on how to prevent COVID-19, such as wearing a mask, practicing social distancing, and washing your hands frequently. We also offer COVID-19 vaccines to eligible individuals.
If you prefer to receive care from the comfort of your own home, we offer telemedicine services. You can speak with our medical professionals via video call to discuss your symptoms and receive guidance on next steps.
Urgent Care Services:
In addition to COVID-19 care, we offer a range of urgent care services, including treatment for cuts, bruises, and fractures, flu shots, and physical exams. We’re committed to providing prompt, personalized care to each of our patients, and we strive to make your visit as comfortable and stress-free as possible.
At FAM Urgent Care, we take the health and safety of our patients and staff seriously. That’s why we follow strict protocols to maintain a clean and safe environment for all visitors. If you’re experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to someone with the virus, don’t hesitate to contact us in Schererville, IN. We’re here to provide the care and support you need.
Rapid Covid-19 testing is now available at Family Urgent Care.’
Symptoms of Covid-19 include chest pain, shortness of breath, cough, and fever. If you are concerned you have been exposed to Covid-19, call our office at (219) 440-7351 for more information. Family Urgent Care offers Rapid PCR (Abbott ID Now), rapid antigen, regular PCR (Lab send out) and antibody testing. Please make an appointment with our office to see which test is right for you.
Family Urgent Care offers free Covid-19 PCR testing for uninsured patients at the Chicago location only. The COVID-19 test has a fee without insurance at the Schererville location. Most insurance should cover the test at 100%. Contact your insurance company to clarify if the COVID test and/or antibody test is covered.
You must quarantine while you are pending results, whether you have symptoms or not.
Test results can take up to three (3) days. Most results are coming back in 24-48 hours these days. The provider will conduct a tele-visit with results.
If you test positive, you must stay home for ten to fourteen (10-14) days from either: Test date, date of first symptom, or date of exposure. You must remain on quarantine until you are symptom free for 72hrs
If you experience symptoms you should stay hydrated, rest, and use Tylenol for temperatures above 100.5ºF, treat dry cough, runny/stuffy nose with over the counter medication. You can follow up with us if you have questions or if symptoms get worse. If you experience shortness of breath, go to the nearest emergency room.
Please keep in mind that some people who have tested positive can be asymptomatic (show no symptoms).
Letters of COVID-19 status can be made available for pickup or fax only.
COVID-19 testing is done outside in your car park near the “RESERVED FOR COVID TESTING” banner, call 219-440-7351 and let us know you are outside for your appointment. If testing is done inside, we will direct you on where to go.
If you are testing in a family/group, please understand that we may not get all the results back at the same time. PCR Specimens are sent to an offsite lab for processing.
At Family Urgent Care, your health is not merely a service but a priority. At every location, our main aim is to deliver exceptional healthcare with a personalized approach. We prioritize treating each patient with empathy and care, considering their well-being as our sacred duty.