Con Corazon Covid-19 Test Frequently Asked Questions
Who qualifies for the Con Corazon testing program?
Any student, teacher or faculty member at any school in Bexar County, who is experiencing Covid-19 like symptoms or who has been directly exposed to someone who tested positive for Covid-19 qualifies for the Corazon testing program.
The testing program also covers any household family members of those students or staff who test positive for Covid-19.
What do I bring with me?
If you are a student under the age of 18, your parent/legal guardian must accompany you and you must be willing to sign a parental consent form.
Those who are insured will need to bring a copy of your medical insurance card.
Those uninsured must be able to provide their social security number for the purpose of having the cost of the test covered by the Cares Act.
Will there be an out of pocket expense for me?
Provided you are symptomatic or have been exposed to someone with a confirmed diagnosis of Covid-19, The Cares Act requires your insurance to cover 100% of the cost of the test with ZERO out-of-pocket applied to your deductible, coinsurance or co-payments. For those who are uninsured, the Federal Cares Act will cover the cost. Bexar County is subsidizing the cost of the expedited (next day) result.
What kind of test will be provided through the Con Corazon program?
The test is a RT-PCR test and is considered the Gold Standard of Covid-19 testing.
How will I receive my test result?
Your laboratory results will be posted in your patient portal account using the email address you provided. You will receive a portal invitation request from Con Corazon’s lab partner. Click on the link provided in the invitation and create your portal account. Laboratory results are guaranteed to be delivered next day. Don’t forget to check your junk or spam folders.
What should I do after I get tested?
While you wait for your results, please follow CDC guidelines and quarantine.
What do I do if my test comes back positive for Covid-19?
If you come back positive for Covid-19, you should follow the CDC guidelines and quarantine for 10 days. Since the program is open to household member of those who test positive, we encourage for all household members who have been exposed to be tested as well.
How soon until I can go back to school?
Once you receive your results, contact your school directly. Based on the test results, they will be able to guide you through their return to school process. You will be asked to provide a copy of your test results, so please remember to print out a copy.