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Covid Rapid Test sites? (Needed for travel)

Hi all -

I have to travel quickly to Boston next week for personal reasons and MA just put into law a requirement for either negative Covid test results (from a sample taken within 72 hours) or 2 week quarantine (not really an option for me). I thought it should be easy to figure out where to get a rapid Coronavirus test and go on Monday after work (I fly Wed), but my internet search skills are failing me any ideas here? I work near Bern, live in Aarau, and fly from Zurich so testing site needs to be in/near one of those three locations...

I tried calling my doctors office (which I have never talked to before - Iím relatively new to CH), but the call just disconnects :/

Also, does anyone know if the test is covered by my insurance (either under travel or regular medical expenses)?
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Re: Covid Rapid Test sites? (Needed for travel)

Hello,

The best location I have found is in Zurich --> https://coronatest.uzh.ch/en/.

Given the situation I would anyway prepare for the 14 days quarantine
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Re: Covid Rapid Test sites? (Needed for travel)

I was tested in my house doctors at 1530, had a phone call and email at 1100 the next day with results and the letter arrived the following day. I'm not sure is that sufficient for your purposes.
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Re: Covid Rapid Test sites? (Needed for travel)

They get results back within 4 hrs now. At Nyon hospital, for example, you have to schedule now for COVID-19 screening test
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Re: Covid Rapid Test sites? (Needed for travel)

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They get results back within 4 hrs now. At Nyon hospital, for example, you have to schedule now for COVID-19 screening test
How do you schedule? In person, by phone, on-line?

I donít need one (touch wood) but I might.
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How do you schedule? In person, by phone, on-line?

I donít need one (touch wood) but I might.
-Disinfect wood
-Touch wood
-Disinfect wood touching hand
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Old 30.07.2020, 11:14
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Re: Covid Rapid Test sites? (Needed for travel)

I guess you are aware that you will have to quarantine for 10 days upon coming back to Switzerland? Good luck!
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How do you schedule? In person, by phone, on-line?

I donít need one (touch wood) but I might.
By phone or online, no walk-ins
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Re: Covid Rapid Test sites? (Needed for travel)

If you fly over Frankfurt and have some time left between flights, they make a test in 3 hours there:


https://www.centogene.com/covid-19/t...t-airport.html


you need to apply on-line before, you can get a certificate there.
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Re: Covid Rapid Test sites? (Needed for travel)

A bit far for OP, but Yverdon Hospital has a drive thru testing facility.

According to the webpage it says testing takes 3 minutes and results in a few hours.

https://www.ehnv.ch/coronavirus
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Re: Covid Rapid Test sites? (Needed for travel)

Hereís the link (in French) for Nyon hospital. https://www.ghol.ch/jcms/ghol_169423...stage-covid-19
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