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Philippines bares list of licensed COVID-19 testing facilities for overseas travel

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Jul. 16, 20 | 1:29 pm

The Philippines’ Department of Health has listed a total of 85 licensed COVID-19 testing facilities around the country where Filipinos can get tested for the coronavirus disease.

Passengers headed to the UAE will not be allowed to board the plane if they are unable to present their negative coronavirus test result within the past 96 hours.

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Each test cost is estimated at Php5,000 similar to UAE’s pricings at Dh370 per COVID-19 swab test.

Here’s the official list as of July 16 according to the DOH’s Health Facilities and Services Regulatory Bureau:

1    NCR    Metro Manila    Quezon City    AFRIMS – Collaborative Molecular Laboratory
2    NCR    Metro Manila    Muntilupa City    Asian Hospital and Medical Center
3    NCR    Metro Manila    City of Manila    Chinese General Hospital
4    NCR    Metro Manila    Mandaluyong City    Detoxicare Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
5    NCR    Metro Manila    Caloocan City    Dr. Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital and Sanitarium (GeneXpert))
6    NCR    Metro Manila    Quezon City    Lung Center of the Philippines (LCP)
7    NCR    Metro Manila    Quezon City    Lung Center of the Philippines (GeneXpert)
8    NCR    Metro Manila    Makati City    Makati Medical Center (HB)
9    NCR    Metro Manila    Marikina City    Marikina Molecular Diagnostic laboratory
10    NCR    Metro Manila    Quezon City    Philippine Genome Center UP-Diliman (NHB)
11    NCR    Metro Manila    Mandaluyong City    Philippine Red Cross
12    NCR    Metro Manila    City of Manila    Philippine Red Cross – Port Area
13    NCR    Metro Manila    Mandaluyong City    Philippine Red Cross Logistics and Multipurpose Center
14    NCR    Metro Manila    Muntinlupa City    Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Inc. (RITM)
15    NCR    Metro Manila    City of Manila    San Lazaro Hospital
16    NCR    Metro Manila    Makati City    Singapore Diagnostic, Inc.
17    NCR    Metro Manila    Bonifacio Global City    St. Luke’s Medical Center – BGC (HB)
18    NCR    Metro Manila    Quezon City    St. Luke’s Medical Center- QC
19    NCR    Metro Manila    Pasig City    The Medical City – Ortigas
20    NCR    Metro Manila    City of Manila    University of the Philippines National Institutes of Health (UP NIH)
21    NCR    Metro Manila    City of Manila    University of the Philippines UP-PGH-MRL (NHB)
22    NCR    Metro Manila    Quezon City    National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) – (HB)
23    NCR    Metro Manila    Quezon City    Philippine National Police Crime Laboratory (PNP Crime Lab.)
24    NCR    Metro Manila    Mandaluyong City    Safeguard DNA Diagnostic, Inc.
25    NCR    Metro Manila    City of Manila    Tondo Medical Center (GeneXpert)
26    NCR    Metro Manila    Makati City    Tropical Disease Foundation. Inc.
27    NCR    Metro Manila    Quezon City    Hi-Precision (QC)
28    NCR    Metro Manila    Mandaluyong City    San Miguel Foundation Testing Laboratory
29    NCR    Metro Manila    Quezon City    National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) – (HB)
30    NCR    Metro Manila    City of Manila    Sta. Ana Hospital – Closed System Molecular Laboratory
31    NCR    Metro Manila    Quezon City    Fe Del Mundo Medical Center
32    NCR    Metro Manila    Mandaluyong City    Health Delivery Systems, Inc.
33    NCR    Metro Manila    Caloocan City    Dr. Jose B. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital and Sanitarium (TALA)
34    NCR    Metro Manila    Quezon City    Philippine Heart Center
35    NCR    Metro Manila    Pasay City    Philippine Airport Diagnostic Laboratory

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36    Region 1    La Union    San Fernando    Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center
37    Region 1    Ilocos Norte    Batac    Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital
38    Region 1    Pangasinan    Dagupan    Region 1 Medical Center
39    Region 1    La Union    San Juan    Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center

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40    Region 2    Cagayan    Tuguegarao City    Cagayan Valley CHD TB Reference Laboratory ( GeneXpert)

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41    Region 3    Pampanga    San Fernando    Jose B. Lingad Memorial General Hospital
42    Region 3    Bataan    Balanga    Bataan General Hospital and Medical Center
43    Region 3    Bataan    Balanga City    Bataan General Hospital and Medical Center
44    Region 3    Pampanga    San Fernando    Green City Medical Center
45    Region 3    Zambales    Subic    Philippine Red Cross – Logistics and Training Center
46    Region 3    Bulacan    Malolos    Bulacan Medical Center
47    Region 3    Pampanga    Clark City    Philippine Red Cross – Clark Molecular Laboratory
48    Region 3    Bulacan    San Jose Del Monte    Qualimed Hospital – San Jose Del Monte

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49    Region 4A    Cavite    Dasmarinas Cavite    De La Salle University – Cavite
50    Region 4A    Quezon    Lucena City    Lucena United Doctors Hospital and Medical Center
51    Region 4A    Cavite    Imus    Ospital ng Imus
52    Region 4A    Batangas    Batangas City    Batangas Medical Center
53    Region 4A    Laguna    Sta. Rosa    Qualimed Hospital Sta. Rosa
54    Region 4A    Laguna    San Pablo City    San Pablo District Hospital
55    Region 4A    Laguna    Los Baños    UPLB Covid-19 Molecular Laboratory
56    Region 4A    Batangas    Batangas City    PRC- Batangas Chapter Molecular Laboratory

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57    Region 4B    Palawan    Puerto Princesa    Ospital ng Palawan
58    Region 4B    Oriental Mindoro    Calapan    Oriental Mindoro Provincial Hospital

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59    Region 5    Albay    Legazpi City    Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory
60    Region 5    Camarines Sur    Naga    Bicol Medical Center

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61    Region 6    Iloilo    Iloilo City    Western Visayas Medical Center (WVMC)
62    Region 6    Negros Occidental    Silay City    Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital
63    Region 6    Iloilo    Mandurriao    Qualimed Health Network – Iloilo
64    Region 6    Negros Occidental    Bacolod City    Carazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital

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65    Region 7    Cebu    Lapu Lapu City    Allegiant Regional Care Hospital
66    Region 7    Cebu    Cebu City    Cebu TB Reference Laboratory
67    Region 7    Cebu    Cebu City    Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC)
68    Region 7    Cebu    Lapu Lapu City    Prime Care Alpha Covid-19 Testing Laboratory

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69    Region 8    Leyte    Tacloban City    Divine Word Hospital
70    Region 8    Leyte    Tacloban City    Eastern Visayas Regional Covid-19 Testing Center

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71    Region 9    Zamboanga del Sur    Zamboanga City    Zamboanga City Medical Center (GeneXpert)
72    Region 9    Zamboanga del Sur    Zamboanga City    Zamboanga City Medical Center-Department of Agriculture Satellite Laboratory for COVID-19 Testing
73    Region 9    Zamboanga del Sur    Zamboanga City    Ciudad Medical Zamboanga

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74    Region 10    Misamis Oriental    Cagayan De Oro City    Northern Mindanao Medical Center (GeneXpert)
75    Region 10    Misamis Oriental    Cagayan De Oro City    Northern Mindanao TB Regional Center
76    Region 10    Misamis Oriental    Cagayan De Oro City    Polymedic Medical Plaza, Inc.

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77    Region 11    Davao Del Sur    Davao City    Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC)
78    Region 11    Davao Del Sur    Davao City    Davao One World Diagnostic Center Incorporated
79    Region 11    Davao Del Norte    Tagum City    Davao Regional Medical Center

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80    Region 12    Cotabato    Cotabato City    Cotabato Regional and Medical Center
81    Region 12    South Cotabato    Koronadal City    Dr. Arturo Pingoy Medical Center
82    Region 12    South Cotabato    General Santos City    St. Elizabeth Hospital

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83    CAR        Benguet    Baguio City    Baguio General Hospital Medical Center (BGHMC)
84    CAR        Benguet    Baguio City    Parkway Medical and Diagnostic Center

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85    BARMM        Lanao Del Sur    Marawi    Amai Pakpak Medical Center

READ ON: UAE residents required to present negative COVID-19 test result to enter Abu Dhabi

Emirates, for instance, has strict conditions on passenger requirements. The airline strictly enforces the ‘no results, no boarding’ policy across their flights applicable to a number of countries, including the Philippines.

“Without a test certificate, you will not be accepted on the flight. Your certificate must be issued by a local government approved laboratory. If the UAE government has specified a designated laboratory in your country of origin, then you must get your certificate from that lab. Certificates must be issued no more than 96 hours before departure,” said the announcement from Emirates.

Here is the list of countries:

Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Egypt
India
Iran
Nigeria
Pakistan
Philippines
Russian Federation
Sudan
Tanzania
USA – Dallas Fort Worth (DFW), Houston (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO), Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Orlando (MCO), including passengers originating from California, Florida and Texas connecting to an Emirates flight from any airports worldwide to Dubai.

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