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COVID-19 Testing for Cardiac Procedures (Invasive or Procedures Requiring Anesthesia or Conscious Sedation)

  1. Physician orders the Community COVID Pre-surgery Test either in Epic or on paper script. The order is SARS-COV-2 LAB98415.
  2. Cardiac patients can self-schedule a COVID testing appointment online at the following locations. Remember: This needs to be completed three days prior to the date of the procedure.
    • Fort Hamilton Hospital patients can schedule at Fort Hamilton’s Emergency Department, Kettering Health Network Middletown’s Emergency Department, or Southview Medical Center’s drive-thru testing site.
    • Soin Medical Center, Kettering Medical Center, and Grandview Medical Center patients can schedule at Southview or Huber Heights drive-thru testing sites.
  3. The Network Operations Command Center will page the ordering physician for any positive tests.

The physician would then have a conversation with the patient regarding the test and decide on next steps.

July 10, 2020