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Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

Your Health and Safety Are Our Top Priorities

In addition to limiting the spread of the coronavirus and testing for COVID-19, we have a new tool to bring the pandemic under control: vaccines.

Even as vaccine distribution expands, we’ll still need to wear masks, keep a safer distance from others and wash our hands thoroughly and frequently. The vaccine will help prevent you from getting sick, but you potentially still can spread the virus to others.

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Vaccine Appointments

Norton Healthcare has opened COVID-19 vaccination appointments for Kentuckians age 16 and older. Norton Healthcare continues vaccinating health care workers.

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COVID-19 Testing

Drive-thru Testing

Norton Healthcare is testing for COVID-19 at two drive-thru Norton Respiratory Illness Testing Center locations by appointment only. Please note that COVID-19 vaccinations are not provided at these locations.

Norton Respiratory Illness
Testing Center – Hikes Point

2949 Breckenridge Lane
Louisville, KY 40220

Norton Respiratory Illness
Testing Center – West Broadway

1720 West Broadway (YMCA Parking Lot)
Louisville, KY 40203

Testing and Treatment

You also can receive COVID-19 testing and treatment at the following locations. When you are tested, you also will be seen by a Norton Healthcare provider. Rapid RT-PCR testing is available at Norton Immediate Care Centers and Norton Prompt Care at Walgreens clinics.

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Air Travel Tests

COVID-19 tests for international travel are available while you wait at any of the 16 Norton Immediate Care Centers. Patient screening and consultation with a provider are not required for this visit.

These rapid tests with documentation of results are not available at Norton Respiratory Illness Testing Centers or other Norton Healthcare facilities. The test costs $150 and typically is not covered by insurance.

Choose “COVID Airline Travel Test” when you reserve your spot online.

Caring For You

We closely adhere to guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as the expertise of Norton Infectious Diseases Institute specialists to help contain spread of the coronavirus and provide the most up-to-date care for COVID-19.

Norton Healthcare is offering a number of clinical research trials for treatment of COVID-19. COVID-19 testing is required for all patients prior to surgery or other invasive procedures; patient swabs are offered at locations in Hikes Point and on West Broadway. More information is available at NortonHealthcare.com/RITC.

  • Norton Telehealth options include primary care visits and follow-ups with specialist providers. Norton eCare continues to be an option for minor illnesses at any hour.
  • We have implemented several new safety measures to maximize social distancing during your office visit.
  • Expanded disinfecting is used in all locations; including ultraviolet (UV)-light disinfection in high-risk patient rooms and disinfectant foggers in common areas. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, which evaluates adult hospitals, recently awarded an “A” to each of our adult hospitals.
  • We conduct temperature checks upon arrival, and masking is required of all patients, visitors and staff.
  • Our Virtual Hospital Program allows those diagnosed with COVID-19 who meet certain criteria to be supported comfortably from home by our providers via telehealth.
  • A modified visitation policy is observed for your safety. For office visits, adult patients must come alone. The only exception is for adult patients who need assistance from a caregiver. Pediatric patients may be accompanied by one parent or guardian, and both should arrive wearing a mask (adults and children age 2 and older).

Resources

Call the Kentucky COVID-19 Hotline, operated by Norton Healthcare, with general questions at (800) 722-5725. Do not call the hotline for emergencies. If you have an emergency, call 911. For comprehensive information regarding COVID-19, visit the CDC website.

COVID19 Testing

COVID-19 Tests

Vaccines are not available at testing sites.

COVID-19 tests are available at drive-thru or in-person locations by appointment.

Rapid PCR testing is available at Norton Immediate Care Centers and Norton Prompt Care at Walgreens clinics.

Rapid PCR testing with international travel documentation is also available at Norton Immediate Care Centers for a $150 fee.

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