Coronavirus

COVID TESTING

coronavirusThe Washington Travel Clinic is capable of performing PCR testing for SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) and delivering results in 15 minutes. The covid test consists of a nasal or oral swab that is processed on-site by PCR (also known as RT-PCR). Results are delivered to you while you wait. For travelers who need a rapid antigen test, we perform a test in the office with results in 10 minutes.

We also offer covid testing by PCR to travelers staying in DC hotels. We can collect an oral or nasal specimen from you at your hotel room and deliver the result to you within 2 hours by email, text, or hand-delivery to your hotel concierge. Click here for details.

We do NOT require a referral by another healthcare provider. Patients with symptoms should refrain from presenting to the office. If you have symptoms of COVID-19 such as fever, cough, sore throat, or runny nose, please visit the website of your state’s Department of Health for testing locations.

FEES: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

For patients presenting to the office, the fee for the PCR test is $195. We will provide you with a receipt that you can submit to your insurance carrier for reimbursement.

For the antigen test, the fee is $100. We will provide you with a receipt that you can submit to your insurance carrier for reimbursement.

Special note for travelers to Japan: The Japanese Government requires a special form to be filled out. We comply with all requirements and will complete the form at the time of your visit.

We receive a large number of phone calls and we are unable to answer them all. Most questions we receive are already answered on this page and elsewhere on the website.

If you wish to be tested, please make an appointment online.

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