Covid Rapid Testing for Travel – in Lewes Delaware

As the world begins to reopen, it’s important to know how to protect yourself and others from Covid-19 when you are traveling. At Atracare, we want to provide you with the information you need to stay safe. Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself from the virus while you travel. Depending on your destination and airline, you may be required to provide proof of a negative test before your trip. Atracare offers rapid PCR and antigen testing with results delivered to your patient portal in about an hour.

 

Covid-19 Testing and Travel FAQs

Do airlines accept proof of testing in my patient portal? 

  • Before traveling, you should check your airline’s website for their specific requirements on how to submit proof of testing. You should also review your destination’s guidelines. 

Can I enter the United States without being vaccinated? 

  • If you are a U.S. citizen, you do not have to be vaccinated to enter the country. However, you will have to provide a negative test result or documentation of recovery before boarding your flight back home. Non-U.S. citizens must be vaccinated to enter the country. 

When should I get tested for Covid-19? 

  • The CDC recommends that you get tested 1-3 days before you travel if you are not vaccinated. Depending on where you are traveling to, you may need to provide proof of negative testing to use public transportation, so it’s wise to get tested so all your bases are covered. 

How much does it cost to get tested? 

  • Testing costs vary depending on where you go, but Atracare is offering testing at about 50% of the cost of other local clinics. Most insurance companies don’t cover testing for travel unless you have been exposed, so you may have to pay out of pocket. Medicaid does cover travel testing.

Can people who have recently recovered from Covid-19 travel?

  • Yes. Some places will allow to travel if you’ve had covid in the past 90 days because they know you have the antibodies in your system, but you must have completed the quarantine period and have no symptoms. However, you never know what may be required once you enter the country, so obtaining a negative test result is the best way to ensure that your trip runs smoothly. 

Do you have to quarantine after returning home from visiting another country?

  • There are no guidelines for quarantining after returning, however, we can test you if you are concerned that you were exposed to covid on your way home.

How can I protect myself when using public transportation? 

  • The best thing you can do to keep yourself and others safe is to get vaccinated and wear a mask. 

How can I determine my travel risk? 

  • Travel health risk assessments for each country are posted here on the CDC website. 

Get Tested at Atracare Today

Atracare is your premier partner in health for Covid-19 testing and vaccination. If you need to travel, we can get you tested and get your results to you in no time. The best way to set up a time to get tested is to text the phone number on our website. Due to high call volumes, our phone lines can be busy. Using our texting feature will allow you to make an appointment quickly and easily, or schedule an appointment right here on our website. 

 

2 New comments

Kathleen Baylis | Reply

Need swab for cruise

    William Albanese | Reply

    No problem. Sign up for an “urgent care” visit and we can test you. Results come back in 1 hour.

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