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LIST: Metro Manila LGUs offering free COVID-19 swab test

By: - Content Researcher/Writer / @CeBacligINQ
/ 12:01 PM April 05, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Several local government units in Metro Manila are offering free COVID-19 reverse transcriptin – polymerase chain reaction (RT – PCR) swab tests in a bid to address the increasing number of infections in the region.

 

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Caloocan City

Caloocan City Mayor Oscar Malapitan also announced on Monday that there will be a community swab testing in Barangay 186 and Barangay 176  on Tuesday from 9 am to 12 noon. 

 

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Malapitan said the free swab test will be offered to residents and individuals who are working in the city.


“Para sa mga nais sumailalim sa libreng swab testing, magdala ng sariling ballpen, ID na nagpapatunay na ikaw ay residente o nagtratrabaho sa Caloocan, at PhilHealth ID kung mayroon,” the mayor said in a social media post.

For those who want to undergo the free swab testing, bring your ballpen, ID which will prove that you are a resident or employee working in Caloocan City, and PhilHealth ID if you have one.)

“Layunin ng libreng community swab testing na mas ilapit sa mga mamamayan ang pagkakataon na makapagpa-test upang mas mapabilis ang pagtukoy sa mga mamamayan na positibo sa COVID-19 at kaagad na ma-isolate ang mga ito,” he continued.

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(The free community swab testing is aimed at make it more accessible to the people and to quickly identify and isolate individuals who are COVID-19 positive.)

 

Quezon City

Last week, the Quezon City Epidemiology & Disease Surveillance (CESU) likewise invited residents who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 to visit the city’s community-based testing sites (CBTs).

“Ikaw ba ay nakararanas ng sintomas ng COVID-19 tulad ng lagnat, ubo, sipon, pagkawala ng pang-amoy o panlasa, sore throat, sakit ng ulo, pananakit ng kasu-kasuan, panghihina, o rashes? O ikaw ba ay naging close contact ng isang positibong indibidwal?” the advisory read.

(Are you experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 such as fever, cough, colds, loss of smell or taste, sore throat, headache, joint pains, fatigue, or rashes? Are you a close contact of a person who has tested positive for COVID-19?)

“Magpa-swab na sa aming community-based testing sites (CBTs)! Bawat distrito ay may CBT, kaya, nasaan man sa ating lungsod, ay makasisiguradong may mapupuntahan ka para sa libreng swab test!”

(Have your swab test in our community-based testing sites (CBTs)! Each district has its own CBT, that is why there is a free swab test available wherever you are in the city.

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Posted by Quezon City Epidemiology & Disease Surveillance on Tuesday, March 30, 2021

City of Manila

Meanwhile, the drive-thru RT-PCR swab testing in Quiapo, Manila – which was launched last January -can test at least 100 persons per day.

Those who are planning to undergo swab testing should schedule an appointment to the Manila Emergency Operation Center ng MHD by contacting the following numbers:

  • 09052423327
  • 09983226367
  • 09636023177
  • 09555875976

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Taguig City

The city government of Taguig on Monday announced the schedule of weekly free PCR testing for its residents.

“The City Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit (CEDSU) and Barangay Health Centers are conducting free PCR testing from Monday to Friday. Alongside the given schedule, regular drive-thru testing is available every Wednesday at BGC and every Friday at Lakeshore,” the city government said in a Facebook post.

Meanwhile, a Park ‘N Test facility will be accessible every Monday at the Vista Mall Parking Building. It added that a Mobile Testing Truck will also make rounds in the city.

“As Taguig City continues the battle against COVID-19, it is crucial for the local government to identify positive cases in order to have them undergo quarantine, cease the spread, and recover from coronavirus,” the social media post read.

According to the advisory, the free PCR test will be carried out in the following areas:

Mondays

  • Calzada-Tipas
  • Fort Bonifacio
  • Hagonoy
  • Ligid-Tipas
  • Maharlika
  • Palar
  • Tanyag
  • Western Bicutan

Tuesdays

  • Bagumbayan
  • Central Bicutan – DPWH
  • Central Bicutan – OSANO
  • Central Signal
  • Ibayo-Tipas
  • Katuapran
  • New Lower Bicutan
  • North Daang Hari
  • North Signal
  • Old Lower Bicutan
  • Pinagsama
  • San Miguel
  • Sta. Ana
  • Sitio Imelda
  • South Daang Hari
  • South SIgnal
  • Tuktukan
  • Upper Bicutan
  • Ususan
  • Wawa

Wednesdays

  • Bambang
  • Clazada-Tipas
  • Napindan
  • Palingon-Tipas

Thursdays

  • Bagumbayan
  • Central Bicutan – DPWH
  • Fort Bonifacio
  • Hagonoy
  • Ibayo-Yipas
  • Ligid-Tipas
  • New Lower Bicutan
  • Olde Lower Bicutan
  • Palar
  • San Miguel
  • Sta. Ana
  • South Daang Hari
  • South Signal
  • Tuktukan
  • Upper Bicutan

Fridays

  • Bambang
  • Central Bicutan – Osano
  • Central Signal
  • Katuparan
  • Maharlika
  • Napindan
  • North Daang Hari
  • North Signal
  • Palingon-Tipas
  • Pinagsama
  • Sitio Imelda
  • Tanyag
  • Ususan
  • Wawa
  • Western Bicutan
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