Getting Your COVID-19 Test Results

There are many different types of COVID-19 tests available, and keeping track of them all can be a challenge. These tests vary not only in method (nasal swabs, oral swabs, blood tests, etc.) but also in design, efficiency, and purpose. As such, you should consult with your doctor before committing to any one test. Speedy Sticks is not a clinical provider of healthcare.

Also keep in mind that Speedy Sticks is not a laboratory; we are a concierge medical service. While we can estimate when you may receive your results, turnaround times ultimately come down to the lab processing your results.

To check on your test results from Empire City Laboratory,

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  • If you received an email from Acupath Laboratory at the conclusion of your visit, your specimen has been sent to Acupath Laboratory. You may inquire about your results through the email you receive directly from Acupath Laboratory.
  • If you did not receive an email from Acupath Laboratory, your specimen was likely sent to Empire City Laboratory. Please use the secure portal from Empire City Laboratory (https://my.wellcom.us/sign-in) to view the status of your test results. Simply follow the instructions after clicking the link to set up your account in order to view the status of your test results. You may refer any further questions directly to Empire City Laboratory by dialing 718-788-3840
  • Please be sure to check your spam and junk folders of your email to ensure that you do not miss any emails from any of the laboratories we work with.

Below are the tests that Speedy Sticks offers and their estimated turnaround times:

COVID-19 PCR Nasal Swab

If you suspect that you presently have the virus, your doctor will likely recommend that you get the COVID-19 PCR Nasal Swab. This test will tell you whether or not you have an active COVID-19 infection.


Turnaround Time: Results are usually ready within 3 to 5 days.

Expedited COVID-19 PCR Nasal Swab

Like the COVID-19 PCR Nasal Swab, this test will reveal whether or not you have an active COVID-19 infection. The difference is that you will get your results sooner.


Turnaround Time: Results are usually ready within 2 to 3 days.

Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test

Known for its unmatched efficiency, the Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test can determine if you have the virus within 15 minutes. The test is administered via nasal swab.


Turnaround Time: Results are yielded in under 15 minutes.

COVID-19 Antibody Testing

The COVID-19 Antibody Test can determine if you carry the antibodies associated with COVID-19. If the test comes back positive, that means that you were at some point infected, even if you are not currently ill. The COVID-19 Antibody Test requires a blood test rather than a nasal swab

Turnaround Time: Results are usually ready within 2 to 3 days.