COVID-19 Testing Accessible to Wichita Falls Residents with Test Results Under 48 Hours On Average
Wichita Falls, Texas --News Direct-- Go Get Tested
In partnership with the Wichita County Public Health Department, GoGetTested, the first end-to-end COVID-19 testing and results management solution in the country, today announced the availability of its FDA-approved COVID-19 testing in Wichita Falls. Providing fast, easy and accessible COVID-19 testing for all, GoGetTested has opened its Covid Response Operating System and mobile testing sites in Wichita Falls at the Multi Purpose Event Center (MPEC), which is located at 1000 5th Street, Wichita Falls, TX 76301. All tests are free of charge, regardless if individuals are uninsured.
In addition to COVID-19 testing, WellHealth will be offering flu shots on site in their newly constructed WellHealth Express Clinics, a Covid, Flu, and Cold point of care rapid delivery unit. Wichita Falls residents will be able to schedule flu shots directly through the GoGetTested platform. Flu shots are free with most insurance carriers and only $30 without insurance.
“We are pleased to be able to provide free COVID-19 testing to our residents through the partnership with GoGetTested,” said Lou Kreidler, Director of Health, Wichita Falls – Wichita County Public Health District. “The funding for testing is covered under the CARES Act. This is a great opportunity to add free testing capacity to our community, especially for our underserved population.”
Residents can schedule their COVID-19 test online, complete the oral swab test in minutes at one of the testing sites and have their results delivered via text or email within a couple of days.
“It is our mission to help as many people as possible find easy, accessible COVID-19 testing sites and deliver quick, accurate results,” said WellHealth CEO Ahmad Gaber, one of the founding partners of GoGetTested. “As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and we enter flu season, we will continue working with community leaders like those in Wichita Falls, to help keep their residents safe.”
GoGetTested was launched as a semi-public, semi-private industry consortium with founding partners from precision primary care startup WellHealth and Silicon Valley-based healthcare fintech startup Wellpay, among other private company partners. By using a unique mobile testing approach, GoGetTested has quickly expanded its geographical reach, especially in rural areas, and can swiftly deploy testing in COVID-19 hotspots.
To date, GoGetTested has delivered more than 150,000 COVID-19 tests with the ability to continue testing at a rate of tens of thousands per day. GoGetTested is currently serving residents in Texas and South Carolina, and will expand testing to Nevada, Arizona, Missouri and other states in the coming weeks.
For more information on scheduling a test, visit www.gogettested.com.
GoGetTested is the first national, digitally enabled Covid Response Operating System in the country with an end-to-end test scheduling and resulting management platform. Its complete COVID-19 testing experience will help keep the nation’s communities and economies open and safe. GoGetTested was founded as a unique public-private consortium of government, clinical, technology, lab, research and retail partners, including The consortium—which includes Precision Primary Care startup WellHealth, PE-backed Lab HealthTrackRx, event-management company Victory Marketing, inventory and warehouse management company Lead Commerce, and Silicon Valley-based healthcare fintech startup Wellpay. Its Covid-19 response units ensure geographical reach to rural areas and fast activation in virus hotspots. Testing is free for anyone and provides the most complete, adaptive and secure testing services nationwide.
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