COVID FAQ

Does Black Hills Urgent Care offer COVID-19 testing?
Yes, we offer testing at our Rapid City location at 741 Mtn. View Road, at our clinic at 120 E. Michigan Street in Spearfish and at 2201 S. Douglas Highway in Gillette, WY.
Which COVID-19 test can I, or should I, get?
If you are a person with symptoms, the rapid test is appropriate and accurate.  If you are a person without symptoms, the rapid test is not recommended, the PCR test is most accurate. **We are able to test persons of ALL ages.
Does Black Hills Urgent Care offer the "rapid" COVID tests?
Yes, we offer the rapid test at both our 741 Mtn. View Rd clinic in Rapid City and at 120 E. Michigan St. in Spearfish. We offer a send-out test in Gillette that we receive results back in 1-3 days.
Do I need to wait a certain period of time before I am tested?
If you have symptoms, you can be tested any time. If you do not have symptoms, but have been exposed to someone with Coronavirus, then you must wait 3-5 days from the date of exposure prior to being tested.
Do I need to make an appointment to be tested?
No,you must come to the Mt View Clinic in person. Please check in with registration staff for instructions. Guests seeking treatment in Gillette and Spearfish, please register online or call the clinic for instructions.  We do NOT accept outside physician orders for testing. Please remember to wear your mask and please maintain 6 ft distancing while waiting in line. **Guests being seen in the Gillette or Spearfish clinic, please register online or call clinic for instructions.
If I don't have insurance, can I still be tested and what will it cost?
Yes, if you are uninsured you can still be tested. The office of Health and Human Services (HHS) has established a program to assist with payment of COVID-19 testing. You must provide your Social Security number, or Driver’s License number at check in and a claim can be submitted on your behalf. Coverage is not guaranteed, if other insurance is found by the third party administrator, your claim will be denied and you will receive a statement for $300.00 ($150.00 office visit + $150.00 test fee).
I need a COVID test to travel, can I best test at BHUC for travel?
Yes, we can provide testing. You must choose either the rapid test or the send-out PCR test. The travel test is $200.00 per person, no office visit is required, and insurance will not be billed.
Which COVID test do I need for travel?

 

We do not know.  You must determine which test (rapid or PCR) is required for your specific travel needs. We will perform the test that you request, but we (BHUC) are not responsible for determining which test you need for travel.