Are you getting ready for a trip this winter? If so, make sure you do your research!
Most international destinations now mandate proof of a negative COVID-19 test for entry, and in most cases, the PCR test (SARS-COV-2 PRC TesT) is a preferred testing option. Timing requirements for the test vary from 24, 48, or 72 hours before arrival at your destination.
If you’ll soon be departing for the trip of a lifetime and don’t know where to turn, don’t panic! LifeCare Alliance now offers rapid COVID testing! The rapid PCR test is now available by appointment with guaranteed results in 30 minutes.
The best part? Proceeds from this social enterprise are used to fund LifeCare Alliance’s programs that help the central Ohio community, like Meals-on-Wheels, the Columbus Cancer Clinic, the Central Ohio Diabetes Association, and more!
To schedule an appointment at our Wellness Center (1699 W. Mound Street), call 614-437-2878!
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this COVID Travel Test near me?
We are located at 1699 W. Mound Street , Columbus, Ohio 43223
Who needs a rapid PCR test?
Travel to many international destinations requires a negative PCR test at this time. Check with your travel agent, your airline, and confirm with the State Department website that lists destination requirements by country: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/COVID-19-Country-Specific-Information.html
Here is a sampling of the popular destinations that currently (as of 12/14) require a traveler to provide a negative COVID-19 test upon entry and/or be vaccinated:
- Dominican Republic
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
What documentation will I receive?
This COVID test with fast results will send you on your way in 30 minutes with a printed copy of your results.
What should I bring to my appointment?
Please bring your passport and driver’s license.
How is the test performed?
A minimally invasive nose swab.
How long will the appointment take?
Please plan for a 30-minute window.
What happens if my test is positive?
If you receive a positive test result, you likely have an infection with SARS-CoV-2. Contact your healthcare provider and your travel agent and travel insurance provider, as your trip will need to be rescheduled.