COVID-19

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE:

Entira continues to work hard to care for all of our patients in a safe environment and in accordance with current MDH/CDC guidelines. 

ENTIRA MASK POLICY FOR PATIENTS AND VISITOR:

Entira is following the MDH/CDC mask guidelines. Mask guidelines are based on Transmission levels.  Please see the Entria Family Clinics home page for updated guidelines.

COVID VACCINE INFORMATION:

Entira is offering COVID vaccines throughout our clinic system. Please call 651-788-4444 to schedule a vaccine. Vaccine type (primary series vs booster) will change based on availability.

For the latest information, please click here for the MDH website.  (update to this link)  Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – Minnesota Dept. of Health (state.mn.us)

MASK EXEMPTION:
Mask exemption waivers will be provided for qualifying medical reasons only.  Exemption waivers will not be provided for athletic masks.

TESTING FOR COVID, INFLUENZA AND STREP:
All of our primary care clinics are providing testing for COVID, Influenza and Strep.

Please follow these steps:

  • Call 651-788-4444 to schedule a testing appointment. You must have an appointment to be tested.
  • An appointment will be scheduled prior to any testing.
  • During your appointment, the provider will discuss your symptoms and determine if testing is needed. The provider will determine if you need a Rapid Antigen Test OR a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Test.
  • Rapid Antigen Tests typically have same day results.  Patient will be called with results.
  • PCR Tests are sent to a lab and the results can take approximately 24-72 hours but can take longer.  Entira cannot guarantee results within this time frame due to the rapid surge in Covid-19.  Patient will be called with results.

SARS Covid Antigen Test – Fact Sheet For Patients
SARS Covid + Flu Test – Fact Sheet For Patients

Please see this link for more information on testing locations. 
CDC Overview on Coronavirus
MN Dept of Health Overview on Coronavirus

As a reminder, the vaccine supply is limited. Appointments will be scheduled on a first booked, first-served basis.

Click here for: Coronavirus self checker that you may find useful.