Do you need to get tested for the COVID-19 virus? Showing negative test results has become a requirement for various important reasons such as traveling and coming back to work in the office. Some people also get tested just for their own peace of mind.
Understandably, a lot of people have expressed their apprehension about heading to hospitals or clinics to get tested. However, there are ways for you to get tested at the comforts of your home. As per Spot.ph, if you’re based in Metro Manila, here are some options you consider today:
- Zennya Health. This app was initially a platform for people to book spa and massage appointments, but amid the pandemic, they’ve offered home services for COVID-19 testing as well. They also have different options to choose from: rapid antibody test (P1,500), rapid antigen test (P2,500), or RT-PCR swab test (P3,800). Zennya Health is available on App Store and Google Play.
- Healthway Philippines. Healthway Philippines has a lot of home service offerings, which includes RT-PCR testing (P4,500). Aside from the actual testing process, you just have to pay the mobilization fee. To book an appointment, e-mail [email protected] or call 0916-724-9792 or 0967-507-5194.
- Alcheon Medical Corporation. One of the most affordable options in the market, Alcheon Medical Corporation offers test options such as rapid antibody (PHP 4,700), rapid antigen (PHP 2,300), and RT-PCR (PHP 5,000). They also offers discount in bulk, so this is ideal for group orders. To book an appointment, e-mail [email protected] or call 0916-485-4677, 0963-151-5862, or (02) 8893-1111 local 2048.
Being extra cautious can literally save lives nowadays. If you’re in need of getting tested, you should consider home service options. The premium cost is definitely worth the price.