Outpatient testing is for established Denver Health patients only.
All patients need a COVID-19 lab order to be tested
All patients must have an appointment scheduled
Collections for COVID-19/Flu/RSV are performed at the following laboratory locations by appointment only:
Pena Southwest Lab - Monday through Friday (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
Lowry Lab – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
Westside Lab – Monday through Friday (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
Eastside Lab - Monday through Friday (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
Montbello Lab – Monday through Friday (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
Pav L OMC Lab - Saturday – Sunday (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Patients calling the NurseLine and meeting criteria will be offered the next available telehealth visit at a Denver Health site and will be scheduling through the Appointment Center.
During a telehealth visit by a provider or a nurse, a patient will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms and offered a test if they meet criteria.
a. Provider or nurses use the COVID-19 SmartSet & SmartText documentation template (DH AMB COVID19 PROVIDER DOCUMENTATION  found in the SmartSet).
b. See algorithm document for guidance regarding COVID-19 symptoms and management.
c. If patient meets criteria, test ordered.
d. Nurses can order by protocol, forward chart to provider to co-sign.
e. Results will be released to patient immediately on MyChart.
Patient Scheduling Process:
a. Provider calls, Vocera’s or Instant Chats support staff (Clerical or MA):
b. Support staff will:
Sign patient up for MyChart.
Schedule the testing at Pav L, Pena Southwest, Eastside, Westside, Lowry or Montbello for a COVID-19 test visit type.
If speaking with the patient - provides patient with instructions for testing.
Please arrive on time for your appointment.
Patient must provide identification and insurance card (if insured).
Note: The process for testing symptomatic Denver Health employees has changed. Staff should find the latest guidance on symptom/test management on the Denver Health Pulse.