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Eagan, Woodbury & Vadnais Heights: 

We are not currently treating patients with respiratory concerns in Eagan or Vadnais Heights.  We’re caring for non-respiratory concerns in separate locations and stop the spread. Illnesses and injuries not related to COVID have a safe space in Eagan and Vadnais Heights. 

If you are experiencing respiratory issues please visit our Woodbury Urgency Room. 
We are testing for COVID in Woodbury.

Woodbury COVID Testing Clarifications:

  • We are testing all symptomatic patients for COVID in Woodbury only 
  • COVID testing is only available for patients with qualifying symptoms
  • Patients must be seen by a provider
  • We do not offer drive-through testing at this time 

What to expect in Woodbury?

  1. Stay in your car
  2. You will be greeted and triaged by a member of our staff.  If your vitals are stable, you will be instructed to park and we will notify you when to proceed to registration.
  3. When the staff is ready you will proceed to the lobby and complete the registration process.
  4. You will be escorted to a room and given a mobile monitor to begin the initial consultation with the clinical team and provider.
  5. If the provider determines a COVID test is necessary you will be asked to check back in with the clinical staff in the front lobby.  They will escort you and the test will be conducted outside.
  6. A member of our team will follow up with your results in 2-5 days.

Our Woodbury location is not limited to respiratory issues only however consider Eagan or Vadnais Heights for other concerns.

Where to Go for COVID Concerns:

  • Visit your nearest hospital emergency room or call 911 if your symptoms are serious or life-threatening.
  • Visit our Woodbury location if you are experiencing non-life-threatening symptoms and/or suspect you may have the coronavirus/COVID-19.
  • Call your healthcare provider or nurse line for support

Additional Information:

COVID Testing FAQs 

Remain calm and educate yourself about the symptoms and care of COVID-19. The links above will provide you with the most up-to-date information in Minnesota along with online resources and testing information for those who think they either have or are concerned about COVID.

In addition, there are several ways you can stop the spread:

Protect Yourself:
Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds. 
Practice social distancing, stand at least 6 feet from other people.
Stay away from large events such as concerts and sporting events.
Try not to touch your face - it’s harder than you think.
Disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as doorknobs, light switches and especially your cell phone.

Protect Others:
If you feel sick, isolate yourself from other people, especially the elderly, for 14 days.
Wear a mask to cover your cough (masks decrease the spread of the virus).
If you don’t need urgent medical care, stay home. This decreases your risk of getting the virus and your risk of spreading it if you are infected.

We will continue to do our part at The Urgency Room to stay on top of the latest information.  Our number one priority is protecting our patients, staff, and the communities we serve.

Check out our UR Blog for other relevant health topics and education to keep you healthy and safe.

 

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