On-Demand COVID-19 Testing Available in SW Colorado

Testing will be available Monday – Friday from 7 am – 5 pm starting Thursday, April 9th to provide ongoing community testing. Testing is open and available to all individuals.

From San Juan Basin Public Health

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) thanks Animas Surgical Hospital (ASH), Cedar Diagnostics, and Pagosa Springs Medical Center for a public-private partnership to provide COVID-19 testing at Cedar Diagnostics locations in Durango, Pagosa Springs, and Cortez.

Testing will be available Monday – Friday from 7 am – 5 pm starting Thursday, April 9th to provide ongoing community testing. Testing is open and available to all individuals.

The self-pay cost of the test is $75. For individuals with insurance and a doctor’s order, Cedar Diagnostic will bill insurance for the cost of the test. There are other reduced payment options for those who qualify.

Appointments are required. Please call Cedar Diagnostics for appointments, payment information, and testing locations at 970-247-0937, (dial 2 for Durango and Pagosa Springs, dial 3 for Cortez). Individuals who do not make an advance appointment will not be tested.

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