Tulsa ER & Hospital offering testing for coronavirus

Two Oklahomans being tested for the Coronavirus

TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • Tulsa ER & Hospital has technology that can detect 20 viruses and bacteria including four strains of coronavirus.
  • There are seven known strains of coronavirus.
  • Doctors say most people who get the virus do not get the strain that is in China.
  • The test is done with a nasal swab.
  • There is no specific treatment for coronavirus but there is supportive care.
  • Once doctors determine which strain someone has they can find out more about that person’s symptoms and severity of their illness.
Coronavirus - What you need to know