COVID-19 Testing FAQ’s

Conley’s Drug Store is a collection site for Veritas Genetics COVID-19 PCR molecular testing.

Price $120. FSA & HSA cards accepted. Veritas is currently not taking any insurance at this time however, receipts can be provided for insurance reimbursement.

Veritas COVID molecular test is performed in a high complexity CLIA certified laboratory using sensitive PCR technology, considered the gold standard of COVID testing.

Same day results if sample collected between 7AM-11:45AM.*

Samples collected after 11:45AM results next day in the evening.*

*LAB IS CURRENTLY RUNNING AT FULL CAPACITY SOME RESULTS MAY BE DELAYED BY A DAY

Appointments available Monday through Friday.

Nasal swab samples are collected outdoors in the parking spaces at the side rear of the building.

To schedule an appointment go to Schedule.VeritasGenetics.com and select Conley’s Drug Store as your location.

This expedited PCR diagnostic test should not be compared to other COVID tests commonly referred to as “rapid tests”. Generally speaking “rapid” tests are also referred to as Point of Care tests and vary in their sensitivity and accuracy depending on test manufacturer and latest published data. Some rapid tests, such as antigen tests, recommend running a PCR test as a confirmatory test after positive results.

For purposes of travel, most states and foreign countries require a PCR based test for entry. Please check specific state/country guidelines for the most up to date information.

For Frequently Asked Questions please visit VeritasGenetics.com/faq

1How can I obtain a COVID Molecular (PCR) test?

To schedule an appointment go to Schedule.VeritasGenetics.com and select Conley’s Drug Store as your location.

2 How do I get in touch with Veritas?
Veritas Support Team is available during business hours at support@veritasgenetics.com or via text at (978) 231-9180
3When will my results/report be available?
For samples collected by noon in New England, results will be reported the same day. Any samples collected after noon will be reported the next day. For all other samples the Veritas lab processes, reports are generally available within 48 hours of receipt to the lab.
4What is the difference between the same day results and a rapid test?
The Veritas COVID molecular test is performed in a laboratory which is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA), 42 U.S.C. §263a, to perform high complexity tests. Results are intended for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA using sensitive PCR technology, considered the gold standard of COVID diagnostic testing. Veritas is providing a unique service of same day or next day results in select locations. Therefore the test has an expedited result. This expedited PCR diagnostic test should not be compared to other Covid tests commonly referred to as “rapid tests”. Generally speaking “rapid” tests are also referred to as Point of Care tests and vary in their sensitivity and accuracy depending on test manufacturer and latest published data. Some rapid tests, such as antigen tests, recommend running a PCR test as a confirmatory test after positive results. [ref MA state guidelines]For purposes of travel, most states and foreign countries require a PCR based test for entry. Please check specific state/country guidelines for the most up to date information.
5How do I get my results/report?
Your report will be available after sample collection. You will receive an email to set up your account on the veritasgenetics.com patient portal, where your report will be available.
6What should I do if I am late for the scheduled appointment?
Veritas Support Team is available during business hours at support@veritasgenetics.com or via text at (978) 231-9180 to assist you with scheduling changes.
7May I reschedule my appointment?
Please see your confirmation email to make changes to your appointment.
8May I bring my children/spouse/other family member(s) with me to get tested?
Prior to testing, each individual being tested needs to be registered and consented separately, except for children under 18 in which case parent or guardian may request the test on their behalf.
9Do you accept insurance?
We currently do not accept insurance but we are happy to provide you with a receipt so that you may submit the proof of testing for reimbursement from your insurance company. FSA & HSA cards are accepted during the checkout process. If you encounter any issues, please contact our support team.