Find out where to get a 15-minute COVID-19 test in Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth metros

Rapid nasal swab antigen tests are recommended as options for individuals who were potentially exposed to a confirmed positive carrier, as well as for people traveling, returning to work or undergoing a medical procedure. (Courtesy Total Primary Care)
Rapid nasal swab antigen tests are recommended as options for individuals who were potentially exposed to a confirmed positive carrier, as well as for people traveling, returning to work or undergoing a medical procedure. (Courtesy Total Primary Care)

Rapid nasal swab antigen tests are recommended as options for individuals who were potentially exposed to a confirmed positive carrier, as well as for people traveling, returning to work or undergoing a medical procedure. (Courtesy Total Primary Care)

Total Primary Care has begun offering rapid COVID-19 nasal swab tests at its clinics with a 15-minute result turnaround time, as announced in an Aug. 3 company news release. The company is currently only testing asymptomatic people—those who carry a disease or infection but do not display symptoms—at this time, per the release. Testing locations include Total Men's Primary Care and Total Primary Care clinics throughout the Austin and Dallas-Fort Worth metro areas.

“We can’t stop the spread of this highly contagious disease without ramping up rapid results testing,” said Robert Sek, founder and CEO of Total Primary Care, in the release. “People who believe they may have been exposed to this virus need to take preventative measures to protect others immediately. They can’t afford to wait a week or longer before taking action if they are infected, and they don’t need to quarantine or miss work for 10 days if they are healthy.”


Rapid nasal swab antigen tests are recommended as options for individuals who were potentially exposed to a confirmed positive carrier, as well as for people traveling, returning to work or undergoing a medical procedure. Testing appointments can be made online and are available at 15 locations in the Austin area and all Dallas-Fort Worth clinics, per the release.

By Kelsey Thompson
Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from Upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.


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