Fee-For-Service COVID-19 Travel Testing

Lisa C. COVID-19, Settlement & Community News, Updates

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has recently changed the priority for COVID-19 Testing. If you belong to the groups listed, you can book a COVID-19 test with AHS here https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page17058.aspx

If you do NOT belong to the groups listed, you will not be able to book the test with AHS at this time.

So what do you do if you plan to travel and need to share your COVID-19 test results with the airline and the country you will visit?

According to AHS’s Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 (updated October 29), here’s the solution:

Dynalife Medical Labs is now offering a new fee-for-service COVID travel testing service for $150. Travelers can be tested by appointment only and receive results that are valid within 72 hours of the arrival time at their destination.

For more information, please check out Question 18 and its answer:

As AHS constantly updates the FAQs, by the time you read this article, the information may be different. We strongly encourage you to visit this link and check out the latest update: https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/assets/info/ppih/if-ppih-ncov-2019-public-faq.pdf

Bon voyage!

Latest COVID-19 Information published by AHS can be found here: https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page16997.aspx#trav