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COVID-19 PCR Sample Collection At Home In Dubai
If you’re looking to get a COVID test done because of certain symptoms that you might have or for the purpose of travelling or even as a mere precaution, it might feel like an unnecessary task and a hassle to brace through the Dubai traffic for it or queue up at a hospital, clinic or drive-through. Added to it, the risk of stepping out in crowded places.
To make things easy, convenient and safe for you in times when you’re sick or in case of an urgent test requirement, First Response Healthcare (FRH) offers the service of getting your COVID-19 test done right in the comfort of your home, office or hotel at a time and place that is convenient to you. Our services are available 24/7, all 365 days a year and we can reach you within 30 minutes, anywhere in Dubai. Upon booking an appointment with us, our trained and experienced nursing staff reach your location, fully covered in Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for the sample collection. As per the DHA data requirement guidelines, you will be asked to share your name, Emirates ID, contact email, address, occupation and travel history. Post the collection, your sample will be sent to a DHA approved and accredited laboratory for diagnostic evaluation, and the results of your test will be shared back with you by email within 18-20 hours. If you wish to get the test results sooner, you can choose our Express Service wherein you’ll get the test reports within 8-10 hours.
How to Book a COVID-19 Test with First Response Healthcare?
Booking COVID-19 Test in Dubai at First Response Healthcare is easy and convenient.
The best way to book a test is to follow the steps below:
- Call or WhatsApp on 0505050387 or Dial 800DIALDOC
- Bookings are available 24/7 and you can book your slot by sending an email to email@example.com
- You can also book online by visiting https://firstresponse.ae/
- Once the appointment is confirmed, you can share your location with the team.
Our team will reach your destination at the scheduled time for the sample collection, post which the samples will be sent to our DHA-authorized laboratory.
Our aim is to make sure that the entire process is safe, convenient and hassle-free for you.
First Response Healthcare Offers:
- The test is administered by one of our DHA-Licensed nurses
- Our Express Service will get you your test results within 8-10 hours
- Our Test Reports are accepted by all airlines and act as a valid documentation evidence for travelling by domestic as well as international airlines
- All our Partner Labs are certified, accredited and DHA-approved
- We are available everywhere across the Emirate of Dubai
- We have 24/7 Call Support Desk that you can reach out to any time
- We collect samples from homes, hotels and offices across the Emirate of Dubai
- In case you need to take a trip for emergency travel or have a flight on the same day, we ensure that you get your test results in time.
COVID-19 Test Requirements In Dubai For Travel
In light of the pandemic, most airlines require passengers and travelers to carry a negative COVID-19 test report with them, taken within 48-72 hours prior to the flight.Testing requirements are different for different countries and airlines, however you can review your current destination requirements and check with the corresponding airlines for their guidelines.
For passengers leaving Dubai, it is essential to have obtained the negative PCR results from sampling 48-72 hours before the flight, depending on the airline and destination requirements. If your test result is positive or if you are unable to provide evidence of your negative COVID test, you might not be allowed to travel.
COVID-19 Symptoms That You Should Keep In Mind
As per the CDC, symptoms may show up 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with any of the below symptoms may have COVID-19:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- Loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
This list does not include all possible symptoms. The CDC also suggests seeking medical attention when emergency warning signs occur for COVID-19. If someone is showing any of the below signs and symptoms, you should seek emergency medical care immediately:
- Trouble while breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- Inability to wake or stay awake
- Bluish lips or face
Frequently Asked Questions
To get a COVID-19 test, you can call or WhatsApp First Response Healthcare on 0505050387 or 800DIALDOC. You can also book an appointment online by clicking here: https://firstresponse.ae/
Post the appointment booking, one of our nurses will visit you at a location of your convenience and get your PCR sample for the covid test.
Yes, it is advisable to book an appointment in advance, at least 24-48 hours prior the test to get a time slot preferred by you.
We offer two services, wherein through our ‘Express service,’ you can get the reports within 8-10 hours from the test date and time. Our standard service will give you the results in 18-20 hours from the test date and time.
We can reach you anywhere in Dubai, whether it’s your hotel, home or office.
Yes, the laboratories we affiliate with are both DHA and ISO certified, and hence the obtained certificates are valid for domestic as well as international travel.
As per the health regulations in Dubai, the test for antibodies cannot be done by home healthcare providers like us and can only be done at hospitals.
It is best to get a clarification regarding this from the airlines since different airlines have different rules. However, we do offer testing services for children, if required.
You need to get this confirmed from your insurance company; however, we always provide you with a copy of the invoice as a proof of the payment.
The test validity will depend on the airlines but for most airlines, the test is valid from 48-72 hours.
Yes, we offer a discount when the test requirement is for more than 10 people.
Yes, we can send an SMS for the report, however this can only be sent on a UAE number. Reports are generally sent via email and SMS.
We usually send the report via email in PDF format. In case you need hard copies,we can arrange to deliver the same. However, additional charges will be applicable per copy.
Yes, the results are reflected in the Al Hosn app if the details entered during the application and at the time of registration are the same.
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