COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 TRIAGE LINE

If you are experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms,
please call the nurse triage line at (320) 373-1026.
The triage line is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.

Regional Testing Locations

You can find testing locations information (dates/times/locations) by visiting this link: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/testsites/community.html

You can find information on the various Saliva Testing Sites by visiting this link: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/testsites/saliva.html

Frequently Asked Questions

More information on COVID-19 is available at www.cdc.gov and www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus

How much does the COVID-19 vaccine cost?

The charge for a COVID-19 diagnostic test at Meeker Memorial is $240 ($190 for the test, plus $50 for the collection).  However, most health insurance plans are covering all or part of the cost of testing.  Meeker Memorial is not collecting copays for these tests and recommend patients check with their insurance plan prior to scheduling an appointment for testing.  Uninsured patients will receive an 18% discounted rate. 

Is the vaccine booster available at Meeker Memorial?

Meeker Memorial Clinic is now offering the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots; please call to schedule you appointment at 320.693.3233, option two.

Health officials recommend you get a Pfizer booster shot at least 6 months after your second dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine if you:
• Are 65 years of age or older.
• Live in a long-term care facility.
• Are 50-64 years old with certain underlying medical conditions 
• 18-49 years old and at high risk for severe COVID-19 disease because of certain underlying medical conditions
• 18-64 years and at increased risk for getting COVID-19 disease because of where you live or work (e.g., frontline medical workers, educators and child care personnel, first responders).
These recommendations are only for people who received Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as their primary series. 
• Talk to your health care provider about your risk and the need for a booster dose.
 

Can I get tested for COVID-19 at Meeker Memorial?

Meeker Memorial is a COVID-19 testing site. All testing is done through a drive-thru process and must be scheduled in advance. Please call our triage line at (320) 373-1026 to schedule your appointment. You can find other testing locations in Minnesota by visiting the MN.gov/covid website.

How much does it cost to Have a COVID-19 diagnostic test?

The charge for a COVID-19 diagnostic test at Meeker Memorial is $240 ($190 for the test, plus $50 for the collection).  However, most health insurance plans are covering all or part of the cost of testing.  Meeker Memorial is not collecting copays for these tests and recommend patients check with their insurance plan prior to scheduling an appointment for testing.  Uninsured patients will receive an 18% discounted rate.  

Should I be tested for COVID-19?

People who have symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested. Talk to your health care provider. The recommendation is for people who are asymptomatic and have a known exposure to a COVID positive individual also be tested for COVID-19. In both cases, individuals should follow the guidelines outlined in the Patient Education Materials section on this page.

Can I visit or accompany someone who is at the hospital or coming for tests?

Meeker Memorial is committed to protecting the health and safety of our patients, staff and visitors. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to implement visitor restrictions at our hospital and clinics to reduce the transmission of COVID-19 to our patients and staff. We’ve made some special accommodations. Review and/or download the Visitor Guidelines (PDF).

How do I get my results?

The most efficient way to get your results is though Meeker Memorial’s MyChart. Don’t have a MyChart account, download this helpful guide for instructions on how to create your account. Click here to download.

Trusted Sources Information

At Meeker Memorial, we explicitly trust these two sources of information. We encourage you to do the same.

Other information can also be found at:

Mental Health Resources during COVID

A collection of various mental health resources available during this unprecedented time in our community.

The Beautiful Mind Project

If you or someone you know is in need of urgent mental health care:

  • Call 320-216-3300 to make an appointment available that day or the next day
  • For more details about urgent mental health care visit click here
  • For more about the Beautiful Mind Project visit their website or find them on Facebook.

Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI)

A collection of resources compiled to quickly organize and mobilize support for our physicians, nurses, and other staff on the front lines of COVID-19 crisis response. Visit their website by clicking here.

Woodland Centers

Woodland Centers Mobile Crisis Unit

This is a free service for adults and children in Meeker County.

  • Hours:  Unit remains open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Phone:  (320) 231-9158 or 800-432-8781

Lighthouse Counseling

Other Resources