QT02 / Friday, May 29, 2020 / Categories: Top News, Health/Medicine PHCC to operate drive-through swabbing hubs at three health centres from Sunday Tribune News Network Doha The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) will operate drive-through swabbing hubs at three health centres -- Al Thumamma, Al Waab and Leabaib -- from Sunday (May 31) between 2pm and 10pm. The move is part of the country’s wide efforts to manage the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, reduce the viral spread and ensure early detection to prevent progression of disease. “The test is an invitation only service. You must receive a phone call to book an appointment by PHCC. Priority will be awarded to the elderly and those at higher risk of coronavirus disease,” the PHCC said. The drive-through swabbing steps are: * Receive phone call to book your appointment * Text message to confirm appointment * Arrive at health centre in your own car * Verifications questions on arrival * Nose and throat swab * Home isolation until results are received (For those in contact with COVID-19 patients only) * Results by phone * Advice on any follow-up action required Previous Article Twitter hides Trump tweet for ’glorifying violence’ Next Article Doha-based expats’ group plans to charter flights to Kerala; registration opens Print 8184 Rate this article: 3.8 Please login or register to post comments.