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NOTICE: Outpatient Lab services are currently available at Southeast Medical Plaza, 1723 Broadway in Cape and at Southeast Primary Care, 2600 East Main in Jackson. Lab services are NOT available at Southeast Convenient Care in Jackson. The Southeast outpatient lab at 62 Doctors Park in Cape is currently closed until further notice.

COVID-19 Resource Center

where to get tested for covid based on symptoms

SoutheastHEALTH is committed to administering COVID-19 vaccines in a fair and equitable manner. Thank you for your cooperation as we work to keep our communities safe and healthy. As a pre-positioning site for the COVID-19 vaccine, we have deployed over 36,876 doses of the vaccine throughout southeast Missouri.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Vaccine Clinics

Scheduling a Vaccine

As SoutheastHEALTH continues our commitment to community health, we are offering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine clinics every Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Suite 120 at Southeast Medical Plaza located at 1723 Broadway in Cape. You must have an appointment. Walk-ins will not be accepted. To schedule your vaccine, please call 573.519.4522.

COVID-19 Booster Information

Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Qualifications

A third dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine may be administered for certain individuals 5 years and older with moderate to a severe immune compromise due to a medical condition or recipe of immunosuppressive medication or treatments including but not limited to:

  • Immune compromised due to undergone solid organ transplantation and taking immune suppressing medications
  • Immune compromised active treatment for solid tumor and hematologic malignancies
  • Immune compromised receipt of CAR-T cell or hematopoietic stem cell transplant (within 2 years of transplantation or taking immunosuppression therapy)
  • Moderate to severe primary immunodeficiency (eg., DiGeorge, Wiskott Aldrich Syndromes)
  • Immune compromised due to Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Immune compromised due to “Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress immune response: high[1]dose corticosteroids (ie.,≥ 20 mg prednisone or equivalent per day), alkylating agents, antimetabolites, transplant-related immunosuppressive drugs, cancer chemotherapeutic agents classified as severely immunosuppressive, tumor-necrosis (TNF) blocker or other biologic agents that are immunosuppressive or immunomodulatory”

The CDC recommends everyone ages 5 years and older receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster after completing their primary COVID-19 vaccination series. Some people can receive two boosters.

Review the Latest CDC Booster Information

Vaccine Records

Vaccine Records
If you need immunization records for your COVID-19 vaccine, please contact Health Information Management at 573.651.5534.

COVID-19 Testing Information

COVID-19 Tests

We offer COVID-19 tests on an appointment basis at locations throughout the region. Both saliva rapid result and PCR testing are offered. Please call our COVID-19 hotline at 573.519.4983 for assistance.

Southeast Primary Care – 573.519.4500
Southeast Campus Clinic at SEMO - 573.651.2270
Southeast Convenient Care in Jackson - 573.755.2305
Southeast Family Medicine of Dexter – 573.624.7575
Southeast Family Medicine of Poplar Bluff – 573.778.0020
Southeast Bernie Clinic – 573.293.5336
Southeast Bloomfield Clinic – 573.568.3686
Southeast Malden Clinic – 573.276.2221
Southeast New Madrid Clinic – 573.521.2442
Southeast Sikeston Clinic – 573.931.8181
The Clinic at Walmart operated by SoutheastHEALTH – 573.614.4600

Saliva Testing

RT-PCR Saliva testing is available through Southeast Lab Services. Many airlines and travel agencies require this test for travel. Results are available on the patient portal within 48 hours. (Must refrain from eating, drinking, smoking or chewing gum 30 minutes prior to the test.)

How to Obtain a RT-PCR Saliva Test

  1. Individuals WITH a Primary Care Provider - obtain an order from your primary care physician and pick up your kit from one of the designated Walk-in Lab Services locations.
  2. Individuals WITHOUT a Primary Care Provider - Call Southeast Convenient Care at 573.755.2305 to schedule your test.
  3. Companies/Organizations - Email for more information to obtain bulk orders of the kit.

COVID-19 Resources

Educational Videos


Symptoms Consistent With COVID-19

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Do you have suspected COVID-19 symptoms?

SoutheastHEALTH is here to help. We have a 24/7 provider/nurse triage line, 573.519.4983. If you are having symptoms that may lead to a COVID-19 diagnosis, call this line to speak with a provider about your symptoms and next steps for appropriate treatment.

For more COVID-19 vaccine information, please visit Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services and for more information on COVID-19 related resources and closures in Cape Girardeau County, please visit

Questions? Email us your questions at or call the COVID-19 hotline at 573.519.4983. You may also chat with us online - Start Chat Now.