RT - PCR antigen testing and fit to fly certificate
Planning a holiday but worried about your COVID-19 status? Many airlines and countries are now asking travellers for a Fit to Fly certificate to prove that they have had a negative COVID-19 PCR (antigen) test result in the 72 hours before arrival.
Get your PCR COVID-19 test done at our phamracy and receive your results by email (confirming whether you currently have coronavirus).
Ask in store or call us on 01234 353582.
Please ask in store or Call our Pharmacy to find out about the latest availability and costing.
The test involves taking a swab from the nostrils and back of throat, which you will then need to send to a lab for analysis.
Once you arrive at our pharmacy, one of our pharmacy team member will conduct the test, involving
Taking the swab
Registering your test with the lab
Posting the test back to the lab.
The lab will analyse the sample and email you the result (usually takes between 24-48 hours).
If you are travelling please check with your airline how far in advance of boarding you need to complete your test and please make sure you leave enough time for the lab to process your result as well.While the national testing programme is in place for those with symptoms of COVID-19, those without symptoms might need the test for different reasons. Many countries and airlines now insist on proof of a negative COVID-19 test result before letting people travel and lots of employers want to get their staff regularly tested to help ensure a safe work environment.