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Emerson College
Emerson College

Dear Students and Faculty,

As we all strive to get back to normal life, testing for COVID-19 is essential to ensure that outbreaks do not occur in our community. We have partnered with Inspire Diagnostics to provide a testing program for this coming semester to provide the testing for our community. We ask everyone to register through the link below.

Our test procedure is very simple and painless. It is self-administered using an anterior nasal swab that is completed in the comfort of one’s home. There is NO OUT OF POCKET COST* to you.

*Inspire Diagnostics will bill your health plan, the government, a government health plan or the uninsured fund for the testing. There will be no patient out-of-pocket cost. For those individuals wishing to pay personally rather than having it submitted to their health plan, the price is $119 for testing, plus $10 for electronic order review by an authorized 3rd party provider.

Why Frequent Testing is Important

COVID-19 is a virus that is very infectious between 3 to 10 days from the time of infection

Over 40% of the people who have the virus are asymptomatic and show no symptoms

Without regular testing, there is not a clear way to monitor against the infection

Frequent testing has been shown to be the best way to create a safer environment

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of COVID-19 test?2021-08-07T17:01:21+00:00

This is a PCR lab test, the gold standard for COVID-19 tests.

How long will it take to get my results?2021-03-16T15:41:08+00:00

Currently, our turnaround time is 24 to 48 hours from the time the sample is received at the lab. As the testing conditions can change, please stay up to date on the estimated turnaround time.

How do I get my test results?2021-08-20T02:31:22+00:00

Once the test results are ready, you will be notified that it is ready and that you should check our secure online patient portal. Results are delivered directly to your smartphone or computer as preferred by you.

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