Mile Bluff expands COVID-19 testing availability

Starting Monday, November 9, outpatient swab-only testing for COVID-19 will move from Mile Bluff’s Emergency/Urgent Care Department to the East Clinic of Mile Bluff Clinic in Mauston. The change in location will allow for the expansion of testing times, which will be Monday through Friday from 6 am to 4 pm, and Saturday from 6 am to 2 pm.

This service is intended for those who have minor, moderate, or no symptoms of COVID-19, and the test is billed as an outpatient lab appointment.

Anyone interested in using this service is encouraged to reserve a spot online. Reservations can be made 24-hours in advance.

  • Visit www.milebluff.com and find “COVID-19 Testing” on the homepage
  • Scroll to, and click on, the “save my spot in line” button. This will take you to the Clockwise system.
  • Select your reason for visit that best describes your situation.
  • Fill in the needed information at the bottom of the page and choose your preferred time
  • Once you hit “Confirm me” you will receive your confirmation and additional information.

Once you have reserved your spot, you will receive updates and reminder text messages about your upcoming visit. When you arrive at Mile Bluff, take the driveway marked Entrance A, and follow the blue arrows to the East Clinic. Remain in your vehicle until you receive a text message informing you to come in. You will be met at the door and will be escorted to a testing room where you were registered and receive your COVID-19 nasal swab test.

Test results will be posted to your online patient portal within 72 hours after the test. If you do not have a patient portal account, you will be given instructions on how you can set a portal up. The patient portal is the only way to receive the results of your test.

Please note that this service is not recommended for everyone. Those with severe symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath, diarrhea, sore throat, or a recent loss of taste and/or smell, etc.) are encouraged to schedule a clinic appointment to see a provider. And as always, anyone with a life-threatening illness should go to the emergency room immediately.