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COVID Tests at GP Clinics: SASH & Business Travellers

June 29, 2020

 

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With effect from 1 July 2020, anyone aged 13 and above who has fever or flu symptoms will have to undergo swab test for COVID-19.

 

Your General Practitioner (GP) will perform a swab test on you at the clinic if the clinic is participating in the Swab and Send Home (SASH) initiative.

 

Healthsprings clinics are participating in Swab-and-Send-Home (SASH) initiative and Pre Departure swab test in Singapore. 

 

Orchard: 6734 5260 (WhatsApp 9728 7793)

Bukit Panjang: 6892 6681 (WhatsApp 8799 8936)

Bidadari: 6970 7933 (WhatsApp 8616 6166)

 

 

 

Swab-and-Send-Home (SASH) 

Swab-and-Send-Home (SASH)

 

Previously, all swab tests for Covid-19 were done at hospitals.

 

Currently, polyclinics and some general practitioner clinics can participate in the SASH to help strengthen active case-finding in the community.

 

 

Currently, polyclinics

Patients who meet certain criteria are swabbed and then sent home to wait for their test results.

 

Updated Swab-and-Send-Home (SASH) criteria can be found on MOH’s site.

Looking for Pre Departure swab test clinic in Singapore? 
Our Healthsprings medical clinics are MOH-certified clinics to do Pre Departure swab test in Singapore.
You may also visit our website to find out more information about the Pre Departure swab test you can do in Singapore.

 

How to make a pre-departure Covid-19 swab test with Healthsprings Medical Clinic in Singapore? 

You may email or call us to book an appointment at your preferred location:

 

Orchard

Healthsprings Medical Associates

Address: 541 Orchard Road #10-02, Liat Towers Singapore 238881

Contact number: +65 6734 5260 / +65 9728 7793
Email: associates@healthsprings.com.sg

 

Bukit Panjang

Healthsprings Medical Clinic

524A Greenridge Shopping Centre, #02-01 Jelapang Road, Singapore 671524

Contact number: +65 6892 6681 / +65 8799 8936

 

Woodleigh

Healthsprings Medical and Laser Clinic

105A Bidadari Park Drive #01-09, Singapore 341105

Contact number: +65 6970 7933 / +65 8338 8800

Email: woodleigh@healthsprings.com.sg

For general enquiries, you may email to enquiry@healthsprings.com.sg. Thank you!

 

Swab Tests for Business Travellers 

 

Swab Tests for Business Travellers 

 

Pre-departure COVID-19 PCR  (Polymerase Chain Reaction) testing can now be done at Healthsprings clinics.

 

 

Pre-departure COVID-19 PCR swab test in Singapore FAQ

 

1. What is the application criteria for pre-departure PCR test in Singapore? Do I need a COVID test to travel?

 

Pre-departure testing are only granted to authorised Singapore travellers who are travelling to certain countries that would need them to submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test result prior to entry.

 

Kindly visit SafeTravel website for more information.

 

You can request a pre-departure test in Singapore using the appropriate corresponding application form depending on the motive of the trip(s):

 

Selected and approved applicants will receive an email via notification of approval in the form within 5 working days.

 

 

2. What documents should I bring to the Pre Departure Swab test Clinic in Singapore?

 

Please have the following documents ready when you come for your appointment for the PCR Swab Test in Singapore:

  • Email approving to take the pre-departure PCR swab test
  • Identity card number and passport number
  • Departure flight timing (if applicable)

 

Please be informed that you will not be allowed to proceed with the PCR test if you did not bring the required documents on the appointment date. You may reschedule your appointment by notifying our Healthsprings clinics in advance.

 

3. Do I need to make an appointment for the PCR test in advance before I leave?

 

The PCR test must be performed within 48 hours (not less than 30 hours) before your departure time.

 

Due to high demand and limited slots, please schedule your appointment with the clinic asap once you have confirmed your flight time and details. Please be reminded that it is your responsibility to verify that your trial window meets the requirements of your destination country. Healthsprings clinic will not be responsible for this.

 

Kindly forward the approved email or letter from the respective authority to enquiry@healthsprings.com.sg.  Do include your preferred clinic (note that we have 3 different locations), your departure flight details and the date and time of your preferred appointment (within 48 hours of your departure date and time).

 

4. Can I visit any Healthsprings clinic to do the pre-departure PCR swab test?

 

The PCR swab test can be conducted at these Healthsprings Medical clinics in Singapore at Orchard, Bukit Panjang, Bidadari. Click here for the addresses & number. Please call our clinic to book your test slot.

 

 

5. When can I expect to get my PCR results?

 

If you meet the cut-off timing at your clinic, you will receive your PCR test results and memo at least three hours before your departure. Please inform the clinic should you need to receive the memo by a certain time.

 

Once the results are ready, the clinic will email to your registered email address (please ensure that you have updated your email address in the system). Kindly note that you are require to print and bring the memo overseas on your own.

 

 

 

 

Swab Test FAQ 

Swab Test FAQ

 

1: What are the ARI symptoms?

Answer: ARI refers to acute respiratory infection. Symptoms include cough, sore throat, runny nose, anosmia.

 

2:  I’m planning on travelling. Can I opt for swabs to certify that I’m fit to travel?

Answer: Yes, you can now do swab tests at our clinics for business travels. Please refer below.

 

3:  My kids are under 13 and they have flu symptoms. Do they need to undergo the swab test?

Answer: Not necessary unless they have contact history with COVID-19 positive patients. They can have the test done at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKWCH) or National University Hospital (NUH).

 

4:  Is the swab test painful?

Answer: The test is generally painless, however, there may be some discomfort as the small flexible stick is inserted into the nostrils to collect nasal fluids. You may feel like sneezing or coughing during the process.

 

5: Can I have a flu vaccination to prevent getting flu symptoms?

Answer: Yes, flu vaccination can prevent you from getting flu symptoms. Moreover, it is recommended to have flu vaccination updated every season to prevent influenza viruses that can infect the nose, throat, and lungs.

 

Prevent getting flu symptoms

 

 

 

Consult Doctor Online 

Consult Doctor Online

 

If you prefer to stay at home and speak to a doctor via phone call, read: Online Consultation.

 

Call / WhatsApp us:

Orchard: 6734 5260 (WhatsApp 9728 7793)

Bukit Panjang: 6892 6681 (WhatsApp 8799 8936)

Bidadari: 6970 7933 (WhatsApp 8616 6166)

 

Contact the nearest Healthsprings branch to check the pricing and make an appointment to skip the queue!

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