At Renown Health, we are prepared to safely screen, diagnose and care for patients with respiratory illness, including coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Washoe County Health District, WCHD is actively monitoring COVID-19 in Washoe County. Washoe County Health District

For regular appointments and care at Renown Health during COVID-19 precautions, please visit this page for details.
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No COVID-19 testing or swabbing takes place at any Renown Urgent Care. Important screening procedures are in place - Choose 1, 2 or 3*


3 options for getting screened for COVID in Washoe County


  • Respiratory Health screening line, free and available 24/7 at 775-982-5000.
  • Online appointments through Renown COVID-19 Care self-pay tool, or Teladoc. Check with your insurance provider for your available online tools.
  • Visit for resources directing people to the appropriate level of care.

*Walk in screenings are not accepted at this time.


Symptoms may appear in as few as two days
and as many as 14.
Symptoms could include fever, Cough, Difficulty breathing and Severe respiratory illness.

It's very important that if you are sick, but don't meet any of the COVID-19 risks as defined by the CDC, you should call your healthcare organization's telemedicine program first before you call your medical provider.

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Donation Information

We are so grateful for our community’s support during these unprecedented times. To address the many generous offers of assistance, we have compiled this information and hope you find it helpful. Learn more.

How to Talk to Your Kids About COVID-19

Your children likely have many questions about COVID-19, and finding the right words to say to them isn’t always easy. Learn how to address their questions and calm their nerves by watching this series of questions from elementary through high school kids to Renown Health pediatricians.
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