Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, hospitals and clinics have been swamped with patients concerned that they had been in contact with Covid-19 patients. Some were worried that they had been in the same building, or lift with a positive Covid-19 patient. However, Covid-19 throat swab tests will be done only on those who meet the criteria for patients under investigation (PUI) and close contacts.
What should i do if i want to get tested?
You can go to Klinik Siti branch to get tested for Covid-19
Klinik Siti, Muslim-friendly private clinics, owned by Siti Healthcare Sdn Bhd recently launched a drive-thru testing for Covid-19. This is to help residents who want to get themselves checked and in a way to lessen patients at the government hospitals and clinics.
Covid-19 screening test at Klinik Siti use Real-Time Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (rRT-PCR). This test can detect the presence of the Covid-19 virus in the patient’s body.
The method of sampling for the Covid-19 screening test is through the Nasopharyngeal Swab. Samples will be taken in the nose and mouth (throat) of a patient suspected to be infected with Covid-19.
All doctors and staffs wear protective gears
All doctors and staff are fully equipped in protective gear as in wearing mask, gloves and face shield. No worries, Klinik Siti is taking protective measurement according to the current conditions.
Besides, Klinik Siti is doing what the government proposes as in:
1. Outside Screening Counter (all patients need to be screened before entering the clinic)
2. Social Distance 1 Meters
3. Hand Sanitizing
However, all medical checkup and services are still available
If you wish to get treated, Klinik Siti still accept any patients who need assistance. Some of the medical services offers by Klinik Siti are as below:
- Prenatal check-up, test and screening (2D, 3D, 4D and 5D)
- Mandatory or additional vaccination for infants, children and adult
- Minor wounds or minor surgery
- Non-emergency cases
- Circumcision (by appointment)
- Pregnancy planner
- Medical check-up
- Pap Smear
- and others
All Klinik Siti branches are open from 8 AM-11 PM during this MCO period. If you have any inquires regarding Covid-19 screening, you can call this number www.wasap.my/+601111202215/ujiansaringancovid19
or visit their website here.