Why should I get myself tested?
Even if you are unaware that you have been infected with the virus, you can still transmit it und put other people at risk. Regular testing can prevent this happening.
Where can I get myself tested?
Pharmacies, medical practices and COVID-19 test centres provide free testing, mostly without having to make an appointment. More information about testing (in German) can be found at www.niedersachsen.de/coronavirus
What test methods do they use?
The most reliable testing method, performed by medical personnel. Often used to confirm a positive indication from a rapid antigen test or self-testing. Usually requires an appointment.
Test results are usually ready after a period of one or two days.
PoC rapid antigen test
Performed by specially trained personnel. You can get the result while you wait or have it sent to you by email or SMS after 15 to 30 minutes.
You can perform such tests yourself. Just follow the instructions. You can buy self-testing kits in pharmacies, drugstores and supermarkets.
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