Screening Center Olten (Antigen)

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday: 15.00 - 19.00
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: 11.00 - 14.00

Here you can register for a Covid-19 test at the Olten Screening Centre. The time slots are available 2 days in advance form 9:00 a.m. on. Each person to be tested must register individually. Registration for groups is not possible. On site you must show an official ID. 

The following criteria must be fulfilled to be approved for a rapid test:
  • You wish a free preventive test.
  • Your symptoms have been present for a maximum of 4 days (common symptoms: cold, cough, fever. Overview of all symptoms). 
  • You are not a person with an especially high risk (according to FOPH criteria)
  • You do not work in healthcare with patients
  • The cantonal medical service has instructed you to take an antigen rapid test
  • You were in a positive test pool
  • For children under 6 years of age, a test should be discussed with the doctor treating the child and not carried out directly at the rapid test centre. For a test at the center a certificate of your doctor is necessary
The following persons will not be tested:
  • Children under the age of 6 who were not referred by their doctor
  • Immunosuppressed people
  • High-risk patients (high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, chronic kidney disease, chronic respiratory diseases) not yet adjusted to therapy
  • Recent surgical interventions in nasal/paranasal areas
  • Recent traumas to the nose

The costs are borne by the Federal Government.

Information on issuing the certificate:
In principle, a certificate is issued for all free tests offered if you select this option when registering.

  • In case of negative result a test certificat will be emitted
  • In case of positive result a certificate of recovery will be emitted
If you wish to travel, please check if the rapid antigen test we carry out is sufficient to entry  your transfer of final destination. It is your own responsibility to find out in advance about the entry requirements for your travel destination.

Please note: after your successful registration you will receive a time window of 15 minutes. Please arrive at check-in on time. There may still be considerable waiting times on site, depending on how many people have signed up for the particular time window and whether or not the maximum number of people for the time window was reached.

Adress: Dornacherstrasse 7, 4600 Olten 

Testing procedure:
  • You will be tested for the coronavirus on site while sitting on a chair by means of a rapid test. You will receive the result of your test within the next hour by text message.
The result of your test will be sent by SMS and email within 30 minutes after testing.

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