COVID-19 Test And Collection Study

This study is to collect specimens of suspected COVID-19 patients. Patients will be provided results of the COVID-19 test and paid a $50 stipend. Patients must be symptomatic at the time of collection with symptom onset in the past 7-days.

COVID-19 Test And Collection Study


Minimum Age


Eighteen Years and Older



Must have one or more symptoms of COVID-19



This study is not Placebo controlled



The study has 1 visit



$50 travel stipend

Test Results

Patients who are eligible, consent, and are tested will receive the COVID-19 lab results in about 3-business days after the test date.

Study Location

600 Aviator Ct.
Vandalia, OH 45377

Drive-Thru Testing
Monday        – 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Tuesday       – 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Wednesday – 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Thursday     – 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Friday           – 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Saturday      – Closed
Sunday         – Closed

Inclusion Criteria

The following must be met in order to qualify for the study. There are other criteria not listed here. The site also retains the right to refuse a candidate entry into the study for any reason.

  • Participants must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be suspected of COVID-19 by a healthcare provider
  • Must present one or more of the following symptoms of COVID-19:
    • fever
    • cough
    • shortness of breath or difficult breathing
    • chills
    • repeated shaking with chills
    • muscle pain
    • headache
    • sore throat
    • new loss of taste or smell
  • Participants must report to the collection site within 7 days of symptom onset.

If the candidate fails to meet all inclusion criteria or meets any exclusion criteria, they will not be allowed to participate in the study.  Unfortunately, we cannot provide an alternative at this time.

Patient Benefits

Patients who screen and then enroll in the study will receive:

  • COVID-19 Test included at no cost.
  • Patients will be reimbursed $50.00 for transport costs.

How to contact us...


See if you qualify

Study Investigator

Dr. Joseph Allen, M.D.
Dr. Joseph Allen, M.D.

Principal Investigator

Dr. Allen is a family practice physician with a passion for medicine and clinical research. His widespread community involvement and public recognition has enabled Dr. Allen to establish a substantial and growing practice. Dr. Allen treats patients of all ages from pediatrics to geriatrics. He also studied and continues to work in sports medicine and is a volunteer for local schools. Dr. Allen’s close professional relationships with numerous colleagues provide timely access to professional opinions and referrals.