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Service available at The Lough, Kinsale Road Roundabout, O'Regans Pharmacy Carrigaline, Grand Parade and Blackrock (Cork)
Rapid Antigen testing involves a swab taken from the back of your nose. A testing kit is then used in the pharmacy to assess for the presence of COVID-19 antigens.
The test is being offered primarily for the purposes of essential travel. Your result is available within 15 minutes. Our Rapid Antigen test has a sensitivity of 96.52% and a specificity of 99.68%.
An EU approved Digital Covid Certificate is provided which is mutually recognised by all member states across the EU and on common list of EU COVID-19 rapid antigen tests.
The EU Digital Covid Certificate that you we provide is proof that you have received a negative Covid-19 test. Your free Digital Covid Certificate will help you travel safely and easily within the EU.
Rapid antigen tests can reduce further transmission of COVID-19 through early detection.
Antigen tests are intended for use as an aid in the diagnosis of infections with COVID-19. There is a small possibility that the result may give a false negative or false positive. Positive Antigen results are confirmed by a PCR test.
If you test positive, public health may be notified and you may be advised to phone your doctor to arrange a HSE PCR test, return home and self-isolate until the results of the HSE laboratory PCR test are known.
This service is not suitable for anyone with symptoms of COVID-19, or anyone who thinks they may have COVID-19, which includes being a close contact.