What it’s like to get a COVID-19 antibody test

Wonder what it is like to get a COVID-19 antibody test?

9Health staff member, Marla Rodriguez, shared her experience getting the test done and 9Helth Expert, Dr. Payal Kohli, answered questions about antibody testing on Facebook Live.

You can now get a COVID-19 antibody test through 9Health Fair at Quest Diagnostics Patient Service Centers along with other preventive screenings. Click here to find out more and purchase the screenings you would like.

By getting the COVID-19 antibody test you can help Colorado’s health officials understand the demographics of communities affected by the virus. Also, those that test positive for antibodies may qualify as potential donors of convalescent plasma to help those with severe cases of COVID-19. Click here to learn more about the COVID-19 antibody test.

In addition to the COVID-19 antibody test, you can use your same blood for other 9Health preventive screenings. Preventive care is always important but especially so during the COVID-19 pandemic. The screenings give you a baseline of your overall health and help you discover personal risk factors that make you more vulnerable to health issues and complications from COVID-19.

Click here to register for 9Health screenings and COVID-19 antibody testing. The tests are available at 35 participating Quest Diagnostics Lab Patient Service Centers.

If there’s not a location near you, click here to learn about 9Health atHome. You can perform some of the preventive screenings at home however you can only get the COVID-19 antibody test from a Quest Patient Service Center.

Once you get your results from your screenings or if you have questions before signing up for screenings you can talk to a 9Health Neighbor. Leave a message with your question and a 9Health Medical Volunteer will call you back within 24 hours. Call 303-698-4455 ext. 2005.

9Health is a 501c-3 community non-profit empowering people to put health in their own hands by providing tools such as preventive health screenings, evidence-based, objective health education and eTools and resources for every day in your health journey.