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Startup creates mobile COVID-19 testing clinic on wheels

Company will bring tests to you
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Posted at 6:45 AM, Jun 11, 2020

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A Sorrento Valley startup company has a plan to bring Coronavirus testing to your door.

Mobile Xpress Clinics is offering on-site testing for businesses and their employees.

"I don't want my employees going to an emergency room," says founder Rolf Muller. "They have to go to an area that's safe, which can be controlled and there are not a lot of unhealthy people. And that is the key."

Muller and his wife, Judy Muller-Cohn, created the mobile testing lab while looking for a way to get their own employees tested. They run a cancer diagnostic company and wanted to make sure their workers had easy access to tests.

The clinic is a van, fully equipped with testing supplies, PPE, and everything needed to transport the tests back to a lab for analysis.

Muller says they can set up within 15 minutes in a parking lot, and it only takes about 3 minutes per person to complete the test.

Results come back within 24 hours.

"We can bring it to schools. We can bring it to church congregations. We can bring it to supermarkets. We can bring it to every single company where people work together," he says.

"If we control communities, the people who interact with each other all day long, then we can control the virus outbreak."
Muller says companies should test their employees every two weeks.

The cost of bringing a Mobile Xpress Clinic will vary depending on how many people are being tested, and how often the company books their services.