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Pre-visit COVID-19 Testing Requirements

Pre-visit COVID-19 Testing Requirements

The following pre-visit testing requirements apply to all permitted visitors, regardless of vaccination status.

All permitted visitors must produce a valid NEGATIVE COVID-19 ART or PCR TEST RESULT obtained within 24 hours before visitation3. All tests are to be self-funded.

Vaccination status of Visitors/ Caregivers
Acceptable channels to obtain valid test result

  1. MOH-approved providers
    View samples (178KB) of valid ART or PCR test result from MOH-approved providers.
  2. Unsupervised Self Swab (USS)
    You are required to present a photo (14KB) of your ART result* with the following indicated clearly on the test kit before visting our wards:
    • Your Name or NRIC No.,
    • Test date, and
    • Test time
^MI visitors must provide acceptable proof of their medical ineligible status. 
*ART must be performed within 24 hours of your visit. 
Click here (136KB) to view the list of MOH-approved ART providers located near NTFGH and JCH.
  • Partially Vaccinated (PV)
  • Unvaccinated (UV)
(This category of visitors are only allowed to visit under exceptional conditions2.)

1An individual is considered fully vaccinated if he/she:
  • Has received the full regimen of Pfizer-BioNTech/Comirnaty, Moderna or WHO EUL vaccines
  • Had their vaccination records updated in TraceTogether and HealthHub as “vaccinated”
  • recovered from COVID-19 within the last 270 days, regardless of their vaccination status 
  • recovered from COVID-19 more than 270 days ago and are fully vaccinated
2The care team will assess the patient’s condition and may grant special visitation rights for:
  • DIL patients (five pre-designated visitors allowed)
  • Patients requiring additional support, such as patients with mental incapacities or family members who are undergoing caregiver training.
3Exemption from pre-visit testing: 
  • Persons who have recovered from COVID-19 within the last 270 days, regardless of their vaccination status, and are able to produce a pre-event testing (PET) exemption notice  
  • Persons who have recovered from COVID-19 more than 270 days ago, and are fully vaccinated