Get Screened for the Flu with the Rapid Flu Test
Your throat's irritated, you're feeling tired and your body aches. Is it a cold or it be the flu?
If you suspect you have the flu, you should consult a medical professional.
At Prognify Urgent Care in Ann Arbor, Michigan, rapid flu testing is available on-site, which can provide results in about 15 minutes. Our trained and trusted medical professionals can help you get the test that you need to rule out the flu.
Book an appointment online, call, or simply walk-in.
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Things To Know About The Flu
So what exactly is the Flu?
Influenza, or the flu, is a respiratory illness caused by a flu virus. It's highly contagious.
What are the typical symptoms?
Flu symptoms are similar to common cold symptoms, including
Runny or stuffy nose.
Body aches and feeling cold.
How do you know that it's the flu?
Many of these symptoms overlap with the common cold and other viral infections. If the medical team suspects the flu, they may then do the "rapid influenza" aka "rapid flu" test and you should get the results in about 15 minutes.
What does testing involve?
A throat swab or the inside of your nose swab is used for testing.
Why should I get tested?
The flu is highly contagious and so testing is important. Also, it is recommended to get the season's flu vaccine to reduce the likelihood of you, or your family, or your community getting the flu.
Here at Prognify Urgent Care we have trained medical professionals who encounter and treat the flu frequently. So walk-in, call or book an online appointment and make sure that you or your loved one isn't suffering from a the flu.