Residents of Quezon City (QC) may now set their appointments for free Covid19 swab testing online via http://bit.ly/QC free test.
The QC local government unit (LGU) established the platform in order to enhance their contact tracing efforts in the area.
According to City Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit head Rolando Cruz, the online service can book 100 appointments per day and testing will not accept walk-ins.
Once the online form has been submitted, a representative will contact the resident to verify and assess their condition.
After which, a confirmatory text message will be sent with the resident’s testing schedule.
Priority will be given to individuals that have been in close contact with Covid19 cases, are experiencing symptoms, as well as pregnant women and patients with other severe medical conditions and needs that require a Covid19 test result.
Meanwhile, the city will soon add five more community swab-testing facilities to its existing 11.
As of April 20, a total of 953,106 Covid19 cases have been recorded in the country.