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Firstaide Diagnostics Swabbing at NAIA & Philippine Ports - FIRST AIDE RT-PCR SWABBING OPERATION for ARRIVING OFWs & Seafarers



UPDATE/ANNOUNCEMENT AS OF 24 FEBRUARY 2021

Firstaide Diagnostics Swabbing at CLARK Airport

For those seafarers arriving via Clark International Airport, once you reach your designated Metro Manila Quarantine facilities, you can be swabbed or tested on the 5th day upon arrival at the same hotels by contacting Firstaide Diagnostics through the following information: 

firstaide.rtpcr@gmail.com | 09565326055 

Note: Don't forget to pre-register your e-CIF on or before DAY 2 through this link: https://ecif.firstaide.ph/pre
and show a copy of your seaman’s record book for verification upon arrival.


Retrieved 26 Feb. 2021


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UPDATE AS OF 23 FEBRUARY 2021

Firstaide Diagnostics RT-PCR COVID Test Guidelines



Firstaide Diagnostics would like to provide you with speedy, reliable, and accurate results. That's why they are following strict health and safety protocols set by the National Government and the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ).
Above are the guidelines for their test processing and distribution.

This process is applicable for passengers arriving at the following ports:
NAIA Terminal 1
NAIA Terminal 2
NAIA Terminal 3
Orion, Bataan
Batangas Port
EVA Macapagal, Port area

- For inquiries on 5th day swabbing, kindly email firstaide.rtpcr@gmail.com or call us at 09565326055 / 09565326041.

- For concerns regarding test results, kindly email to followup@firstaide.ph or call 09967039570.

- For BOQ certificate kindly click the link https://quarantinecertificate.com/

For Guidance check out: 



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UPDATE AS OF 18 FEBRUARY 2021


FirstAide Diagnostics Advisory to seafarers
Information Source: MARINA Airport personnel

Advisory to all Seafarers

In case you will be transferred into another hotel, kindly call / text these numbers:

        0956 532 6055
      0956 532 6041

or send e-mail at:

        firstaide.rtpcr@gmail.com

This is to ensure that you will be swabbed (RT-PCR Test) on your 5th Day schedule


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UPDATE AS OF 1 FEBRUARY 2021

Please be informed that effective February 1, 2021, FirstAide Diagnostics together with PCG will no longer perform swabbing for seafarers at all airport terminals and seaport terminals on their arrival date or Day One. 

However, FirstAide Diagnostics will continue to be at all Manila International Airport terminals, Eva Macapagal Terminal,  Port of Orion and Port of Batangas for verification and documentation and scheduling of swabbing to be performed on Day Five(5). 

For faster, efficient processing and convenience of our seafarers, please preregister online while still abroad thru https://ecif.firstaide.ph/pre#/


FOR FOLLOW-UP OF RESULTS:

Firstaide Diagnostics Swabbing at NAIA & Philippine Ports - FIRST AIDE RT-PCR SWABBING OPERATION for ARRIVING OFWs & Seafarers



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Source: Capt Jeff Solon of Marina Maritime Affairs Office
            
Also this advisory was sent by FirstAide Diagnostics <firstaide.schedule@gmail.com> to all Local Manning Agents (LMA) by e-mail - On 02/01/2021 8:34 pm

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TG MROF OPERATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE PROCESSING OF ARRIVING OFWs EFFECTIVE O1 FEB 2021

FOR OFWs
1. While abroad, register online thru   https://c19.redcross.org.ph/arriving-passengers for landbased OFWs and https://ecif.firstaide.ph/#/ for seafarers and secure your QR Code.

2. Bureau of quarantine collects the accomplished health declaration form to all passengers.  BOQ medical officer and staffs evaluates arriving OFWs/ROFs for any signs of infection declared as Public Health of International concern (PHEIC) like COVID 19 through thermal scanning, Health Declaration Checklist (HDC) review and physical examination

3. Briefing on health and safety protocols upon arrival at NAIA by Philippine Coast Guard. Secure and fill-out OWWA Project Care Form.

4. Proceed to Bureau of Immigration for clearance prior to retrieval of luggage(s).

5. Proceed to OWWA arrival counter and submit the Project Care Form. For seafarers, proceed to MARINA Help Desk. 

6. For land-based OFWs, your accommodation will be provided free of charge by OWWA. For sea-based OFWs, your Local Manning Agency (LMA) will arrange for your hotel accommodation/quarantine facility. Note that your date of arrival is Day 1.

7. Board designated OWWA buses to your assigned quarantine facilities/hotels and observe strict quarantine procedure while thereat.

8. On Day 6, Philippine Coast Guard will conduct the RT-PCR swab test at the hotel/quarantine facility. Continue observing strict quarantine procedure while waiting for results.

9. Upon receipt of negative RT-PCR test results online, expect to receive Bureau of Quarantine Health Certificate indicating the actual number of days on quarantine.

10. Wait for advice and prepare to leave the hotel using OWWA assigned buses. For seabased OFWs, your LMA will arrange for your transportation to PITX or NAIA Terminal 2.

11. For Luzon bound, proceed to PITX in Paranague and for Visayas and Mindanao bound including Palawan proceed to NAIA PAL Terminal 2 for processing. 

12. Fill-out necessary forms and wait for check-in announcement.

13. Proceed to pre-departure area and wait for boarding announcement.

14. Upon arrival at airport of destination, report to RTF/PTF/OWWA Station or LGU for accounting and instructions. 

15. RTF/PTF or LGU will provide free transportation to LGU of final destination.

16. Complete the remainder of your quarantine (total of 14days) at the city/municipal/barangay quarantine facility, or at home if permitted by your LGU.

17. Once released from quarantine by LGU, continue to observe minimum health standards like wearing of face mask, maintaining physical distance and washing of hands. Also, always keep your immune system high by having enough sleep, eating the correct food and doing regular physical exercise.



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Last July, a 'One-Stop Shop' facility was established for the safe and swift travel of seafarers and to facilitate a speedy crew change with the help of Firstaide Diagnostics to better aid local testing requirements.

In partnership with the PPA and the DOTr, this initiative can contribute to help secure uninterrupted global trade during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Please be informed that Firstaide is now in operation to swab seafarers in NAIA Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3. FIRSTAIDE Is now ready to swab all OFF-SIGNING FILIPINO SEAFARERS, entering thru our AIRPORTS and SEAPORTS for FREE.


Other locations


1. Eva Macapagal Terminal, Pier 15 South Harbor 

2. Port of Orion, Bataan

3. Port of Batangas 


Soon to open also in other majors SEAPORTS 


In view of this, seafarers & OFWs are advised to pre-register  before departure from their point of origin to avoid any inconveniences upon arrival at NAIA


OFFsigning Filipino Seafarers 
Please submit in advance

1. Name of Seafarer 
2. Schedule of arrival and flight no. 
3. Scanned copy of Seaman's book 

Send to email address  firstaide.schedule@gmail.com 

Please advise your seafarers/crew to accomplish their E-CIF before departing from their aiports of origin by accessing our website firstaide.ph or https://ecif.firstaide.ph/pre#/

 


 

Also, for the convenience of all OFF-SIGNING FILIPINO SEAFARERS, entering thru our AIRPORTS,  kindly book in advance the requirements for their FREE testing thru firstaide.schedule@gmail.com 


DIRECT YOUR QUESTIONS:

FirstAide Diagnostics

Facebook Page:   https://www.facebook.com/firstaidediagnostics.ph/


Monday to Saturday 6 AM to 3 PM

Hotlines:  

               0920 902 3417

               0917 564 8638  


Monday to Sunday 3 PM to 6 AM

Hotline :  0945 986 0794  



e-mail: accounts@firstaide.ph

         : firstaide.schedule@gmail.com 

         :  firstaide.ph@gmail.com

  


Firstaide Diagnostics is the only accredited Molecular Microbiology Diagnostic laboratory (Biosafety Level 2) COVID-19 Testing Facility by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), commissioned by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to be a One-Stop-Shop to accommodate inbound and outbound travel requirements for seafarers, as part of the Green Lane initiative for the purpose of facilitating crew changes for the Philippine market.


They  provide end-to-end PCR testing, including on-site mobile swabbing services and results processing. We are equipped with abGenix - Automated Nucleic Acid Purification System, which provides rapid extraction via streamlined work processes utilizing Magnetic Pillar Rod technology while promoting reliable results fit for sensitive downstream applications; and abCyclerQ (real-time PCR system) to ensure accurate data analysis.




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14 comments:

  1. Good eve paanu ko poh ma change yung email address na nilagay koh para sa result ng swab test
    Ty... need info
    Kelangan ko swabbed test result ko last jan. 17 2021 11pm ... yung mga kasama koh merun na sila akoh na lang ata ang walang dumating ng email sa binigay koh na email recariaz1977@gmai.com
    Gsto ko sanah ehh changed isang email address na active ngayun terolrecariaz@gmail.com

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  2. Good evening po .. mam/sir paano po makakuha nga swab result nga husband ko di kasi niya ma open ang email niya kasi nalimutan po niya ang password patulong naman po..dumating po siya last sat. Jan 16, 2021 name Hermogenes Idul pls help or send result @ bogie4pg@yahoo.com..thank u God bles

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  3. Folow up my result swab test last 17 january 2021.thanks

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  4. Follow up my result swab test last 17 january 2021.email add mikedelosreyeso79@gmail.com.thanks

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  5. Gd pm mam/sir,na send kuna po yong bagong e mail address ang swab test ko po noong jauary 21,salamat po.

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  6. Gud pm sir/ma'am follow up lang po NG swab test result NG dlawang kapatid ko dated January 17,2021 pa send nman po dto sa email ko. cdruja24@gmail.com thank you po.

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  7. gudevening ma'am/sir,follow up ko lang po sana ung swab test result ko or firstaide ko..date:24jan2021

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  8. please pm me...ma'am/sir....kasi ako nalan po ang hindi nakalabas..

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  9. Dear ma'am/sir,

    Follow up kulang po swab test result ko.

    Date swabbed:01-27-2021
    Full name: Michael C. Abergas
    Email address: abergasmichael05@gmail.com

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    1. Dear Ma'am / Sir

      Na swab test ako last night at 08:10 pm. January 28 , 2021. May result result na kaya? Salamat....

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  10. thank you for your past response I received now my swab test., result; negative

    please continue your big effort for helping people and supported our government

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  11. Kamusta po?? Follow up ko po results ng swab test ko. I was arrived on 04 February 2021 at NAIA. At nag swab test po ako Ng 09 feb.2021. salamat po at GOD Bless

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  12. Day 6 na kmi. Asan na swab test nmin para nmn makauwi nrn kmi sa family nmin.

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