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Kids Doctor Checkup

Point of Care Testing
and Treatment

Available at
Main at Locust 

Main at Locust Pharmacy is excited to announce the addition of Point-of-Care Testing and treatment for Strep Throat and Influenza, providing our patients with convenient and efficient access to rapid diagnostic services. With this new offering, patients can now receive on-the-spot testing for Strep throat and Influenza, enabling quick and timely results. Our commitment to enhancing healthcare services extends beyond traditional pharmacy roles, allowing us to actively contribute to the well-being of our community. Visit us today to experience the convenience of Point-of-Care Testing at Main at Locust Pharmacy.

Influenza Testing

If you have any of the following conditions you do not qualify for Influenza test

  • Pregnant or Breastfeeding 

  • Immunocompromised State 

  • Long- term aspirin therapy in patients < 19 years of age 

  • antiviral agent for influenza prescribed currently or within the previous two weeks 

  • Any Condition requiring supplemental oxygen therapy 

  • administration of the intranasal influenza immunization (FluMist) within the previous 2 weeks

Link to Statewide Protocol for Influenza https://dial.iowa.gov/media/7068/download?inline=

Strep Testing

If you have any of the following conditions, you do not qualify for a Strep Test at our pharmacy. Please call your doctor or visit an urgent care clinic. 

  • Pregnant or Breastfeeding.

  • Immunocompromised conditions such as cancer, HIV/AIDS.

  •  If you are taking Immunosuppressant medications, including steroids for greater than two weeks.

  • History of rheumatic fever, rheumatic heart disease, scarlet fever, or GAS-induced glomerulonephritis.

  • Antibiotic therapy prescribed for sore throat or upper respiratory infection within the previous 30 days.

Link to Statewide Protocol for Strep https://dial.iowa.gov/media/7069/download?inline=

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