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FREE COVID-19 Swab Testing in Cebu City

There is no denying that we missed traveling. Hence, we’ve got you some late Christmas present – good news!

In case you still don’t know, Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) in Cebu City opened its Drive-Thru & Walk-Thru swabbing test center for SARS CoV2 (COVID-19) since July 2020.

This is a program of their Subnational Laboratory (SNL) in line with the expanded testing guidelines per DOH Memorandum 2020-0258-A.

There are many worries in this world but thankfully this swabbing is not one of them since the testing is FREE and furthermore, it is open to the public.

Process Flow

  1. Access VSMMC FB page and click the link provided.
  2. Fill up Case Investigation Form and choose a schedule online.
  3. On the testing day, Print/Save QR code and bring Valid ID
  4. Present QR code, Valid ID and register at tent A
  5. Your temperature will be taken and you will be given a bar code sticker
  6. For Swabbing:
  7. Walk-thru subjects to tent C
  8. Drive-thru subjects drives to tent D or E
  9. Scanning of bar code and verification of subject identification
  10. Nasopharyngeal swab (NPS) / Oropharyngeal swab (OPS)
  11. After swabbing, exit the area through:
  12. Walk-thru subjects exits via B. Rodriguez gate
  13. Drive-thru subjects exits via Jones avenue exit gate
  14. Releasing of results through email is in 4 days and a copy will be given to your Local Government Unit (LGU) through DOH-RESU for contact tracing.  

Free online registration and scheduling, please click the link below:

Other Information:

  • Operating hours: 9am-3pm (Mon-Fri)
  • Exact Location: B. Rodriguez St., Cebu City Philippines
  • Free Registration link:

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  1. what if you will return to Cebu on the next day coz your just going to take an exam in Manila do you need such Test for travel permission.

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