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BC CDC (Centre for Disease Control) officially approved testing site for travel Covid19 PCR.
We are centrally located in Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Easily accessible by car, public transit, and bicycles.
In partnership with LifeLabs, the only DAP accredited lab to analyze COVID testing in BC.
All reports are delivered electronically for speed and security. Paper copies are provided upon request.
Covid19 PCR Test
Matters of Health offers the latest in comfortable testing. No more back of the throat or nose swab tests. We offer gentle testing with the swab only 0.5 inch inside the nostrils for 15 secs! Suitable for children and sensitive adults!
Most countries will require this test within 72 hours of boarding of your flight or entry. The scientific and official name of this test is the Nucleic Acid Amplification (NAAT)/Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) for SARS-CoV-2 virus . This requires sampling via a nasal cotton swab sample taken from both nostrils by our doctor or clinic staff at our clinic. The sample is sent to the LifeLabs Surrey processing centre.
Covid19 Serology Test
Covid19 IgM Antibody Serology Test is required by some countries. Example, China. This is a blood test taken at LifeLabs by their expert technicians for drawing blood. This test checks for recent exposure to the Covid19 virus only and does not check for immunity. The patients requires a requisition from our physicians and the Lifelabs test is prepaid at our clinic for your convenience.
We are in the process of upgrading our services. Please expect more improvements to come.
Travel PCR Test and Report Fee $199 + 5% GST ($208.95)
Gentle swab sample for Covid PCR test, report and certificate by our physicians.
Combination PCR+Serology Fee $325 + 5% GST ($341.25)
Gentle swab sample for Covid PCR test, a physician-signed requisition for antibody serology test, serology test cost (no additional payment at LifeLabs), report and certificate by our physicians.
China All In One Package: PCR+Serology+HDC QR Code Application $350 + 5% GST ($367.50)
Swab sample for Covid PCR test, physician signed requisition for antibody serology test, serology test done professionally by LifeLabs, serology test cost included, report and certificate by our physicians, and assistance in applying for the required HDC QR green code for China. You must bring your mobile phone with full access to WeChat to the clinic for us to help you. The Chinese embassy recommends WeChat but online registration is also possible but your presence and full access to your email account at the clinic is required. Click here for additional official information. tinyurl.com/2dwhurgn
Rush courier delivery of PCR sample to Surrey LifeLabs processing centre. $125 + GST
Rush delivery by a driver courier to Surrey LifeLabs test centre to maximize speed of reports. We cannot guarantee the outcome as this is out of our control. Price per trip of delivery. Please contact us for additional information.
Rush reporting or testing outside clinic hours, $150 + GST
Reports are checked three times a day during clinic hours and no extra fees are charged. If you require this service outside clinic hours, please contact the clinic and make specific arrangements ahead of time. Please contact us for additional information.
Group or Occupational Discounts.
6 clients and up. We also accept corporate or agency testing. Please contact us for details on group rates.
Prices subject to change without notice.
As soon as you have confirmed your travel time and date, call us right away to book an appointment.
Online booking is now available!
If you wish to call, we will take a deposit over the phone 604 558 4633 with your credit cards or online eTransfer (send it to firstname.lastname@example.org, no password or set any password).
It is your responsibility to choose the appropriate time for your travel. We highly recommend two days prior to your departure date. For example, if you are departing on Thursday, you should book an appointment on Tuesday. Most countries accept weekends as non-working days. However, we can accommodate testing on Saturdays.
After booking your appointment, we will email you an easy to complete intake form for you to fill out on your computer or mobile. This must be completed at least one business day prior to your appointment. Your entered information must match your passport.
Please double-check the information for accuracy as we will use the information provided to generate a certificate.
Please arrive at the clinic at least 10 mins before your appointment time.
If the optional serology test is required, we will first help you book a place in line at a nearby LifeLabs location with the shortest wait time.
At the approximate appointment time, the PCR swab sample is taken.
If a serology test is required, proceed to Lifelabs with the requisition provided by our physician. No need to pay any additional fees.
Typically the report will be available between 1-3 business days, depending on LifeLabs reporting. We process our reports and certificates at least three times a day.
We will email you the completed reports and certificate in PDF format. We suggest printing multiple copies for your use during your travel. If you are unable to print at home, please come to the clinic in person, we are happy to provide you with printed copies. We do not recommend us sending you printed copies by courier as this may further delay the report.
For any change in your travel plans, it may be required to repeat the entire testing process.
We will offer a $20 discount for any retesting due to a change in plans.
Please book your appointment as soon as you confirm your travel plans. It is the client's responsibility to confirm the requirements of your destination country. Please confirm with the airline of the exact requirement test date and time before making an appointment with us. Typically the report is completed within 1-3 business days. We strive to provide you with your report and certificate as soon as possible. Unfortunately, due to situations out of our control, Matters of Health cannot guarantee the exact completion date as we have no control of the testing process at LifeLabs. Delays at LifeLabs are possible. Matters of Health is not responsible for any damages or costs due to a delay or denial of travel. All fees are non-refundable.
We are listing recent report times for your reference. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee future test report time.
Week of May 24: Reported in 10 - 22 Hours.
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