8715 Center Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95823
*walk up clinic, by appointment only
Covid Testing Near Me is offered through Golden State Urology (GSU) in multiple walk-up locations in the Bay Area, Sacramento County, and San Joaquin County in California. All reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests for SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19) are completed through the GSU Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA)-certified pathology lab. The RT-PCR rapid test is FDA EUA-approved. Dr. Prithipal Sethi is the Founder and Medical Director of GSU.
PCR Molecular Diagnostic test
Able to detect all strains of SARS-CoV2
Meets pre-travel screening criteria
Detects Active Sars-Cov-2 Infection
Identifies who should Quarantine
Recommended for Symptomatic Patients
Samples are Collected with a Nasopharyngeal swab
Results Delivered NEXT day by end of day
Required for most travel & early detection
For symptomatic and asymptomatic patients
No physician’s order or symptoms required
GSU offers the RT-PCR test required for most travel. Please check your travel requirements with the airline and destination before booking your RT-PCR test with GSU. We currently do not offer testing for the state of Hawaii (more information below in the travel FAQs). We do our best to answer phone inquiries, however, all information on this website is updated daily by GSU. Please read our travel booking guidelines below.
Prior to booking a RT-PCR Covid-19 test for travel with GSU, please carefully review your destination and airline testing requirements. We are not responsible for screening or planning RT-PCR Covid-19 testing appointments within your travel dates, times and requirements by airlines and destinations.
All appointment times below are updated daily, and we carefully accommodate same-day and next-day results (same-day testing is only offered in our Stockton and Sacramento locations). Check rates and times for same-day and next-day testing in the appointment portal above.
For Example: If your airline and destination require a 48-hour (2 days) window for booking and results, please choose an appointment for testing within the 2 days before your departure date. We do not recommend same-day testing for travel unless it is absolutely necessary.
We carefully accommodate fast and accurate RT-PCR Covid-19 test results within the same day or the next day, all based on the appointment schedule. Please refer to the booking section to view all current dates, times, rates and locations for same or next day results. Please make sure you are booking your RT-PCR test within your required travel timeframe so your results are delivered accordingly.
GSU offers test results with an official Golden State Urology (GSU) letterhead in an electronic PDF format. You will receive a text message stating your RT-PCR results are ready. You will use your GSU login (patient ID number and personal contact information) to access the results in your patient portal. Please print your results prior to boarding your flight.
If you are unable to keep your Covid-19 RT-PCR appointment, please adjust your appointment or call us to let us know at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment. Appointments booked same day/within the 24 hours are still subject to our cancellation policy. 24 hour or less cancellations are a 50% charge, no shows are a 100% charge.
Important for travel:
If you already tested with us, however, your results did not meet travel guidelines for your destination or airline. Please review RT-PCR testing requirements for your destination and airline before proceeding to booking and taking the RT-PCR test.
We are online booking only. Here’s why:
We recommend a self-swab, to remain contactless, however, if you would like some assistance, one of our staff is able to help. We use a swab to carefully collect nasal secretions, in a painless manner.
When your results are ready, you will be notified through text message. This text message will prompt you to login into your patient login (which you must create to view your test progress and test results).
Follow the link to this website in the text to login and see your results, which will be delivered in a PDF format for you to download/print for your records.
If you are unable to keep your Covid-19 RT-PCR appointment, please adjust your appointment or call us to let us know at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment.
Appointments booked same day/within the 24 hours are still subject to our cancellation policy. 24 hour or less cancellations are a 50% charge, no shows are a 100% charge.
No, do not need a referral from a medical professional to be tested for Covid-19 with us.
We do not accept insurance information currently. Please check with your insurance provider or employer(s) about reimbursement for a RT-PCR Covid-19 test.
You will be issued a receipt/invoice for your scheduled test after your online payment is received. Please check your email’s spam folder.
Young patients, under 18 years old, must be tested with a parent or legal guardian with them.
A parent or legal guardian must complete this registration for all minor patients (Nebraska: a minor is anyone under age 19).
The patient’s parent or legal guardian must be able to assist with nasal swabbing sample.
Registered and scheduled patients may bring support to their RT-PCR Covid-19 testing appointment. Please practice social distancing if needed.