Sonora Quest Laboratories to Host COVID-19 Testing Blitz in Bullhead City, Saturday, May 9

Published by The Bee News

May 7, 2020

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What: As part of the Governor Ducey’s and the Arizona Department of Health Services’ “Arizona Testing Blitz,” Sonora Quest will be offering COVID-19 testing to the Bullhead City and surrounding communities for the shared goal of increasing COVID-19 testing statewide. Those who think they have been exposed to or could be infected with COVID-19 are encouraged to get tested. The testing site will be in operation from 6 – 11 a.m.

The Bullhead City testing site would not be possible without the huge support from the local community. Various organizations including; the Kingman School District, Mohave County Health Department, Mohave County Sheriff’s Office and Volunteer Sheriff’s Posse, the Bullhead City and Kingman Home Depot locations, Wal-Mart and Mohave Valley Fire; have rallied to show their support and commitment to a safer and healthier Arizona.

Per the CDC guidance, please wear a mask or face covering when visiting the testing site. Bandannas or handmade masks are acceptable.

Cost:  The test will be covered through the CAREs act and for those that have insurance should bring their insurance information. No out of pocket costs are anticipated.

RSVP: Space is limited to a maximum of 500 patients and will be taken on a first come, first serve basis. Testing available from 6 – 11 a.m.

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About COVID-19 testing at Sonora Quest

Sonora Quest is the leader in infectious disease testing services in Arizona, with a broad menu of molecular, antibody, and other test services to aid diagnosis, treatment and monitoring. On March 20, 2020, the company introduced an RT-PCR test allowing for the detection of nucleic acid in respiratory specimens of patients meeting CDC’s clinical criteria for COVID-19 testing. RT-PCR tests for COVID-19 are generally used to aid diagnosis during active disease. Sonora Quest has performed and reported results of more than 35,000 diagnostic COVID-19 tests. Furthermore, with additional test collection supplies such as swabs, reagents and appropriate personal protective equipment, Sonora Quest has additional capacity to run up to 4,200 molecular tests per day at their Tempe lab.


About Sonora Quest Laboratories

Sonora Quest Laboratories, a joint venture between Banner Health and Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), is part of the nation’s largest integrated laboratory system with approximately 3,500 employees serving more than 26,000 patients every day throughout Arizona. Sonora Quest Laboratories is the market share leader in clinical laboratory testing in Arizona, performing nearly 90 million diagnostic tests per year.

Sonora Quest Laboratories offers a local comprehensive test menu which encompasses routine, molecular, prescription drug monitoring, genetic/genomic, women’s health and pathology testing services. My Lab ReQuest provides consumers direct access to a diverse range of affordable screening tests that can be ordered online at or in any of Sonora Quest’s 75 patient service centers across Arizona. Ninety-eight percent of all testing is performed at our primary testing facilities located in Tempe, Tucson, Flagstaff, Prescott and Yuma. Sonora Quest Laboratories is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) which is the gold standard in laboratory accreditation, helping laboratories to maintain accuracy of test results and ensure accurate patient diagnosis. This accreditation ensures the highest standard of care for all laboratory patients as CAP inspectors examine laboratory staff qualifications, equipment, facilities, safety program and records, and overall management.

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