2020

COVID -19 POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (PCR) TESTS, INCLUDING PRE-DEPARTURE TESTS AT OUR GLENEAGLES MEDICAL CLINIC AT #05-13

1st December 2020

From 1 Dec 2020, our Clinic at #05-13 Gleneagles Medical Centre is one of the clinics approved by MOH to conduct Covid -19 PCR tests including pre-departure testing for asymptomatic patients.

All requests for tests are done strictly by appointments only.  The Covid- 19 PCR tests, including pre-departure testing,  can be done at the Clinic during 12 noon to 2 pm from Mondays to Saturdays.

To make appointments, please call our Clinic at Gleneagles Medical Centre at +65 67326388 or watspp message at +65 98324136, or email inquiries@idspecialists.sg or click this link to our website .

Here are some FAQs:

  1. What are the slots available for me to take the Covid 19 PCR tests?

(A): The slots available to do tests are : 12 noon to 2pm , Mondays to Saturdays and strictly by appointments only. Thus please do make the appointment by calling or send a watsapp  message or email us or make an appointment via our website.

  1. Do I need to apply to MOH for approval to have the test done?

(A): From 1 Dec 2020 onwards, government approval is no longer required for pre-departure COVID-19 PCR tests.

3. What is the cost of the COVID-19 PCR test ? Are there other additional costs?

(A): The  COVID-19 PCR Swab Test costs $180.00 inclusive of GST (Weekdays) or $200 inclusive of GST (Saturdays). If serology blood test is required for your departure, then there is an additional cost of $46.25 inclusive of GST.

  1. How long will the test take?

(A): The PCR Swab test will take approximately 15 minutes. 

  1. When will I get the results? How will I know the test result?

(A): The results will be out approximately 24 hours later. If the test result is negative, we will email you a copy of the test result and certification. 

  1. Do I need to bring my IC or passport on the day of the test? Are there other documents I will need to bring?

(A): You need to bring only your IC or passport on the day of the test.

  1. Am I able to pay cash or use my credit card to pay on the day of the test?

(A): No, all payments need to be made to us via Paynow  when you confirm the appointment for the PCR Swab test.

  1. How many days in advance should I make an appointment for this test?

(A): It depends on the requirements set by your destination country.  Generally, it should be at least 48 to 72 hours prior to your flight.

  1. If I start having flu symptoms like fever, cough etc just before the day of the test, can I still come for the appointment?

(A): No, you will need to do your PCR test at the Gleneagles Hospital 24-Hour Clinic.

  1. What if my test result turns out positive?

(A): We will notify you and MOH will contact you with further instructions.

  1. I have a 10 year child. Can your clinic do the PCR swab test for her?

(A): Our Clinic will only do the predeparture Covid 19 test for patients 13 years and above.

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