Local startup launches COVID-19 drive-thru testing site in South Austin
KVUE — As more Central Texans look to get tested for COVID-19 symptoms, one local company is stepping up to the plate to help.
Remedy, an Austin-based telemedicine startup, launched a drive-through COVID-19 testing facility on Sunday.
But CEO and Founder of Remedy Dr. Gabrysch said not everyone can just show up.
COVID-19 DRIVE THRU TESTING 🦠: Remedy, an Austin-based telemedicine startup, is launching their drive-through COVID19 testing facility right now in Sunset Valley.
❌ But anyone can’t just show up.
👨⚕️ Doctors say you have to first see a physician online.
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"We're asking you to go to our website, you essentially book a visit. It's super simple. You're talking to a medical provider who will then screen you and listen to your symptoms and then if you need testing of any kind you can come to this facility and have drive-thru testing performed," said Dr. Gabrysch.
Dr. Gabrysch said healthcare providers are becoming more able to provide testing, which will help to eliminate some of the frustration behind the virus.
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