Monday - Saturday
7am - 5pm
Sunday
8am - 12 noon
Nov 24th Thanksgiving
Closed
Monday - Saturday
7am - 5pm
Sunday
8am - 12 noon
Nov 24th Thanksgiving
Closed

Gretna Medical Center

315 Westbank Expressway
Gretna, LA 70053
Phone: (504) 285-2123

15 MIN PCR RESULTS

Most Clinics Have A Two Day Turnaround Time

PCR COVID Test for Travel

15 minute Same Day Results

Groups and Event COVID testing

15 minute PCR rapid testing

PCR Testing for Saints Game day

15 minute Same Day Results

We have Spanish and Vietnamese speaking doctors. 

(Clinica Medica)

On Site Covid-19 Testing

COVID Testing for New Orleans

Gretna Medical Center, a leading provider of the New Orleans  area On Site COVID-19 Testing.   Their services, population health and comprehensive workforce strategies, has recently launched employee on-site or remote COVID-19 screening and testing services designed to support overall health care, risk management and employer Return to Work/Stay at Work strategies. These services use testing by a variety of vendors.  See the chart below for a more detailed selection of testing that Gretna Medical Center offers. s.

Wellness and COVID-19 Screenings

Across the commuity with a complete medical health strategy for employers, Gretna Medical Center services actively assists organizations in identifying workers with elevated temperatures and other possible COVID-19 symptoms who are reporting to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, or requesting to return or stay at any corporate location.

The COVID-19 wellness screening  consist of a simple two-step process managed by trained medical health professionals:

  • Completion of a questionnaire to screen for symptoms that may be consistent with COVID-19
  • Performance of a no-contact temperature check

Testing Options for On Site COVID-19

Many people including employees and students can pass the virus along without any symptoms.  We call this asymptomatic spreaders.  Gretna Medical Center can help test asymptomatic patients at any location to help keep your organization running.

 Also visit our FAQ page if you need more COVID-19 information and what we do.

 

Test Name Estimated Time for Results Sensitivity
Carestart Rapid AntigenCarestart Rapid Antigen**NOT PCR** 15 Minutes 83%
Sensiva [PCR] 24-48 Hours 99%
Abbott ID NOW [PCR] 15 Minutes 93%
Biofire RPEZ w/ COVID [PCR] 1 Hour+ 97%

Open 7 days a week. Walk-in patients are welcome.

Fax: (504) 367-6022

315 Westbank Expressway Gretna, LA 70053

Business Hours
Monday - Saturday
7am - 5pm
Sunday
7am - 12 noon

Self-pay COVID Testing Patients May Walk In

Our phone lines can be extremely busy.  If you don't need to be seen today, please use our contact page to get your question answered.  We have someone that monitors the questions from the contact page 7 days a week and you will get an answer extremely fast.

You may come as a walk-in if you are testing for COVID as long as you self pay.  We take COVID testing walk-in patients from 7am until 4:30pm, only if you are paying for the test yourself.  We close early Sunday, so last walk-in will be at 2:30pm, COVID testing only.

If you are walking in for anything else like seeing a doctor, call the clinic first to see if we can take you.

New medicaid patients are welcome.

Home COVID Testing Kits.

The COVID home testing kits are in stock at the pharmacy next to us.  They have a seperate phone number.
Check the navigation menu for a link to their page and phone number.

Gretna Medical Center