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TFM is providing COVID-19 testing
Same Day Testing Results
Quick in and out
Call Back on the Same Day
Text Your Report to Your Phone
Open Monday to Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM
1. Drive Through Taylorville Family Medicine at Bear Creek location
2. Fill out forms and get sample collected
As Simple as Three Steps
3. Wait for your call for the result at the same day
Please Note: “Test to be ordered" will be filled out by the nurse when you come to the testing site.
Where is Taylorville Family Medicine at Bear Creek?
The drive-through testing is located at 601 Bear Creek Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405. It is located in Taylorville Corners, the same shopping center as Dollar General at 69 S but on the other end of the building. The storefront is next to the Alfa Insurance office.
Our main clinic is located at 7700 Highway 69 S, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405. Click here to open Google map
When can I come to the drive-through?
The current open hours for public testing are 8 am to 7 pm, Monday through Friday.
Where is the drive-through?
If you are coming to the Covid-19 drive-through testing site after you turn right to Bear Creek Road, keep driving until the first stop sign. Then turn left to Old Greensboro Road. You will see a yard sign. Follow the signs to the back of the building until you see a green awning. That is our drive-through testing site. Click here to see a map guide.
How much is the test? Do you file insurance?
If you are an established patient with TFM, we have your information and we will file with your insurance.
If you are not an established patient, we will file with your insurance. Currently, Medicare, BCBS, Humana, and Cigna Healthspring are paying for this test.
If you have any other insurance plans or self-pay, you will pay $75 for COVID-19 testing or $100 for the COVID-19 and Flu A/B testing. We accept cash and credit cards only.
**Please have it read: If you are not an established patient, we will file with your insurance. Please note as of May 11, 2023, some insurance plans are no longer covering COVID tests at 100%.
What should I bring with me?
Please bring your Driver's License and insurance card. If you are testing a child, the guarantor must have a Driver's License.
If I pay cash, do I still have to fill out the paperwork?
Yes. This is due to the reporting requirements of the Alabama Department of Public Health.
What type of testing is this?
COVID-19 is caused by the SARS-Cov-2 virus. We are testing this virus using the Sofia SARS Antigen FIA.
Please click here to review the fact sheet.
How many days can a patient be positive for the test to show?
The test will show positive within 5 days of onset of COVID 19, during the acute phase of the infection.
How is the test performed?
Nasal swab on both sides. It will sting a bit.
How long does the test take?
It takes 15 minutes on the machine. If there is a line, you may have to wait until we have an available machine. But we will call patients with test results the same day before we go home.
How do I get my results?
We can call you or send it by text message. You can also come to pick up the result.
If you send requests by text message, our associates can process them quickly.
Still have questions? Call us at (205)-469-6852
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