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Fiji’s First Drive-through Swab Service

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Vunimono High School hosts Fiji’s first drive-through swab service

The Sub Divisional Medical Officer (SDMO) Rewa, Dr. Sravaniya Dasi announces Fiji’s first swab drive-through service at Vunimono High School, Nausori.  This service begins on Wednesday 14 July 2021 and will be available on weekdays (Monday – Friday) from 10 am to 2 pm.

SDMO Rewa, Dr. Dasi encourages residents in the Rewa Sub Division to use this drive-through swab service, it minimizes standing in long lines as residents are swabbed in the comfort of their vehicles by the medical team.

Persons with mild COVID-19 symptoms include cough, runny nose, nasal congestion, sneezing, fatigue/extreme tiredness, headache, aches and pains, sore throat, fever, diarrhea, red eyes (conjunctivitis), loss of taste or smell, a rash on the skin are requested to visit this clinic, or other swab clinics closest to their homes if they experience these symptoms.

If you or someone you are caring for is experiencing any of these symptoms, you must immediately isolate yourself from others including other members of your household. Where possible, visit the nearest screening clinic for a COVID-19 swab.

Dr. Dasi reminds residents attending the drive-through swab service to continue to practice COVID-19 safety measures and wear a mask that covers their mouth and nose and cough or sneeze into their elbow.

Other locations for screening clinic services in the Rewa Medical Sub Division are at the Nausori Special School and Mokani Health Centre.

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