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Urgent care clinic CareNow West El Paso, affiliated with Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare, announced Tuesday that they are now offering convenient pre-flight COVID-19 rapid testing to American Airlines guests.
The tests are offered to those traveling to 13 international destinations throughout Central America and the Caribbean, as well as domestic destinations, including Hawaii.
“CareNow can administer on-site rapid tests or polymerase chain reaction (PCR) lab send-out tests,” clinic officials shared. “Rapid test results are ready in less than 15 minutes.”
Officials added that travelers can visit the West El Paso location for COVID-19 tests prior to their trip to ensure results will be delivered within the travel destination’s required timeline. The cost for testing is $139.
CareNow will offer COVID-19 pre-travel testing for American Airlines passengers traveling to:
|· Aruba||· Nassau, Bahamas|
|· Bogota, Colombia||· Roatan, Honduras|
|· Belize||· San Salvador, El Salvador|
|· Guatemala||· San Pedro Sula, Honduras|
|· Hawaii, United States||· Santiago, Chile|
|· London, England||· St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands|
|· Montego Bay, Jamaica||· Tegucigalpa, Honduras|
Travelers may schedule an appointment by utilizing Web Check-In at CareNow.com and selecting one of three options:
- American Airlines Rapid Test (Hawaii) specifically for Hawaii passengers due to state-specific form requirements
- American Airlines Rapid (International) for approved destinations that allow a rapid COVID-19 test
- American Airlines PCR lab send out (International) for approved destinations that require a laboratory send-out COVID-19 test
After completing a rapid test, patients will receive a physical and electronic copy of their test results before leaving the clinic. Patients taking a PCR lab send-out test will receive an electronic-only copy of results.
Travelers should provide proof of their test during check-in or via the VeriFLY app to show travel readiness based on completed COVID-19 requirements.
Visit AA.com for more information on local COVID-19 requirements and destinations served by American Airlines.
For more information about COVID-19 testing and other CareNow services, visit CareNow.com.