How far in advance should I get tested?
Under the State of Hawaii Pre-Travel Testing Program travelers will have to test negative for COVID-19 no more than 72 hours before your flight departure time in Hawaii to qualify for the quarantine exemption. Therefore, you need to schedule a test ...
How does the PCR COVID test work?
This RT-qPCR test detects specific genes from the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which is the virus that causes COVID-19. After you provide a mid-turbinate nose swab, the virus's genetic material is extracted from it and these specific genes are looked for in a ...
What kind of test is being offered?
We use NAAT RT-PCR tests for detection of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, for the purposes of meeting the requirements of the State of Hawaii’s Pre-Travel Testing Program and other international travel requirements. The test is a ...
Can children be tested?
We can test travelers at the minimum age required by your destination. All of our testing sites listed offer testing for adults and children. A parent or guardian may schedule a traveler test for their child. Testing site staff may ask that a parent ...
How will I know how to self-administer the test properly?
We have staff on site that will guide you through the process and will be able to answer any additional questions or concerns. For the safety of our staff, we do require individuals to administer their own test.