Test-to-Fly | Travel Clearance Testing

COVID-19 Testing Before, During, & After Your Trip

Traveling in (or through) the Seattle area? 

Discovery Health MD has convenient testing locations and gold-standard COVID-19 services to make your travel safer.

Testing Types

We bring the gold-standard of COVID-19 testing to the Seattle area and at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) pre-security.

Our physician-led testing helps travelers comply with state and country mandates for COVID-19 testing prior to travel.

Results in approximately 90 minutes.

Same Day and Next Day results. The Gold-Standard in COVID-19 testing.

Accessible testing, appropriate for some. Rapid results.

COVID-19 Test

Available at SEA Airport or Southcenter DoubleTree Inn & Suites
$ 150-276 per test, varies by type
  • Adults & Kids (All Ages)
  • PCR Swab (Needle-Free) & Antigen Testing Available
  • At/Near SEA Airport
  • Same & Next-Day Results Available

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Discovery Health MD is providing high-quality, physician-led COVID-19 testing services for travelers passing through SEA.

Located before TSA screening.

DoubleTree Southcenter

Minutes away from SEA airport and I-5, our DoubleTree location provides PCR testing for travelers and residents alike.

AC Hotel Bellevue

Conveniently located in Bellevue, our AC Hotel location provides PCR testing for both travelers and residents. All testing at this location is approved for Hawaii among many other destinations.

How It Works

Book

Book an Appointment using our scheduling form here on the website.

Register for Results

Register in our results system – you will be redirected after your booking is completed. 

This must be completed before your test.

Arrive Early

Sign in at your chosen testing location approximately 5-15 minutes before your appointment time.

How do I get there?

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Why Choose Discovery Health MD?

Our expertise in remote worksite medical care, has uniquely prepared us to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We’ve led the charge in research and response guidelines for the Maritime industry, particularly in the states of Washington and Alaska. 

Our solutions, designed first for fishing, oil, and other remote/maritime worksites, are available now to companies across many industries.

We are now expanding our testing to help travelers comply with state and country mandates for COVID-19 testing prior to travel. We utilize gold-standard PCR testing solutions with next-day turn-around-times.

FAQs

You can access your results by visiting our website www.Discoveryhealthmd.com and go to the upper right-hand corner where you will see an option to select ‘PORTALS’. Please select the drop-down and choose the appropriate portal method based on your testing.

Please bring a valid, government-issued photo ID and practice social distancing. Masks are required on the premises.

Dependents under 18 will need a birth certificate or passport.

If unaccompanied by their guardian, the child will need written permission before testing.

Prior to your appointment, please set up an account HERE for your results.

We provide results from our high throughput partner laboratories.

Next-Day results will be processed and posted by or before midnight the following day.

Antigen testing results will be available about 30 minutes after testing.

There are no guarantees or refunds for turnaround times due to processing lab delays

Please note that Discovery Health MD has been approved as a trusted testing partner for Hawai’i. Our partner labs have not directly received approval, but if you test through us, those lab results have been approved by the State of Hawai’i.

Your lab results may have only the name of the laboratory where the specimen was processed. Even though the results may not explicitly name Discovery Health MD, these result formats have been approved by and are being accepted by the State of Hawai’i.

Our partner labs results portal may state that they are not an approved partner. If you have tested through Discovery Health MD, your test results have been approved by the State of Hawai’i.

The State of Hawai’i has stated that they will contact us if there are questions or concerns about the results tested through Discovery Health MD and have our direct contact information available. Upon your arrival to Hawai’i, an airport representative will be able to manually verify that your result is from us and that we are in fact on the list of Trusted Testing Partners.

Test Cost per Test Results Type of Test Location:
Next-Day Lab Based PCR $176.00 Results back Next-Day, by 11:59pm RT-PCR, molecular test Double Tree:

8:00-15:30

AND

SeaTac Airport

7:00-15:30

Same Day Lab Based PCR $196 Results back Same Day by 11:59pm RT-PCR, molecular test AC Hotel:

Tues-Sat: 8:00-10:40am

 Rapid Cepheid PCR $276.00 Results back in 1 hour RT-PCR, molecular test SeaTac Airport:

7:00-15:30

Rapid Abbott ID NOW $196.00 Results back in 1 hour NAAT molecular test – NOT PCR SeaTac Airport:

7:00-16:00

 

Rapid BD Veritor Antigen $150.00 Results back under 30 minutes Antigen test – NOT PCR or molecular SeaTac Airport:

7:00-16:00

Yes, we take walk-ins. However, we do take appointments and honor confirmed bookings before walk-ins. To cut any possible wait times, please book an appointment HERE.

Test-To-Fly:

Before your sample is collected, you will receive a notecard with a QR code that will direct you to our DHMD results portal.

We expect to have your results by or before midnight the following day after your appointment. Historically, our results come in the early evening, but we cannot make any guarantees. 

Commercial Clients:

Test results will be sent to employers and Discovery Health MD. Employees should contact their employer to get a copy of their results.

Testing will occur in the central auditorium at SEA, located pre-security, on the mezzanine level above ticketing and the security checkpoints near Door 21.

Test-to-Fly:

No, our Test-to-Fly program is only available to individuals traveling through airports in the Seattle-Tacoma area. We do offer testing to our neighbors in Canada traveling through airports in the Seattle-Tacoma area as well.

Test-to-Work:

We have a robust protocol and risk management program, designed specifically for your organization’s needs. Please follow this link to learn more: Test-to-Work

Upon booking, make sure to register on our DHMD results portal. On the day of the test, before your sample is collected, you’ll receive a notecard with a QR code that will direct you back to Discovery Health MD’s results portal where you will view your Determination Letter in digital PDF format. You may also access the Results Portal via our website, Discoveryhealthmd.com by selecting ‘Portals’ in the upper right-hand corner of the page.

Test-to-Fly:

First you will need to visit our bookings page, which can be found here: Test-To-Fly Booking

Once the testing appointments are scheduled, you will receive an email with a link to fill out the online consent and questionnaire. You will be asked if you have any current symptoms or recent exposure to someone with possible COVID-19. If you have symptoms, you should not test and should seek medical care. You will be asked to provide demographic information and answer some questions including your travel history in the past 60 days. This information will help with contact tracing efforts  if you or your party have a positive result.

It is very important your name matches your identification exactly.

On the testing day, your ID will be verified and our medical staff will assist you with obtaining the nasal swab specimen. These will be sent to one of our partner laboratories for processing.

Test-to-Work:

Our testing process is highly adaptable to the needs of our commercial and remote clients. Please visit our Test-to-work page to learn more about how we can best serve your organization.

We are not accepting or billing insurance for payment of any kind. 

The Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner FAQ states that insurance will cover testing and treatment for medically-necessary services, while our testing is meant to serve people looking for asymptomatic and travel testing. Travelers may contact their insurance company to find out whether they can be reimbursed for travel testing. We provide proof of payment receipt at the time of the test.

 

Please see the following links for more information:

Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner

 

 

You can find your results on Discovery Health MD’s easy-to-use online portal, including a downloadable PDF for use at various state and international entry points.

Testing is for those departing, connecting, or arriving at SEA. We test all ages. Our testing is located pre-security on the mezzanine level.

You must wear a mask and stay at least six feet away from people outside your immediate travel party. All staff will be in the appropriate PPE and adhere to strict distancing and hygiene protocols. Please let Discovery Health MD know if you are traveling with someone who may need assistance with adhering to these measures. If you have tested positive, please do not come in to be tested, we advise contacting your doctor.

The cost for each test will be clearly defined in the booking process. Please refer to our booking system for the most current and relevant information.

We accept all major debit and credit.

We apologize as we cannot accept cash at this time.

Yes, we welcome our Canadian neighbors to be tested with us.

Please provide your US destination address or testing location address when booking and registering under the patient portal.

Step 1. Book your appointment:

Visit Discovery Health MD’s bookings page.

 

Step 2. Provide your medical background:

Once your testing appointment(s) have been scheduled, you’ll receive a confirmation email with a link to fill out the online consent and questionnaire. You’ll be asked if you have any current symptoms or possible recent exposure to someone with COVID-19. If you have symptoms, you should not test and should seek medical care. You will be asked to provide demographic information. This information will help with contact tracing efforts if you or anyone in your party have a positive result.

 

Step 3. Test at the airport:

At your assigned testing appointment, please bring a proper form of identification. Your name must match your legal form of identification exactly for your ID to be verified. Medical staff will assist you with obtaining the nasal swab specimen. These will be sent to one of the partner laboratories for processing.

We understand travel plans change and we are in an unprecedented time of uncertainty. You may log into your Acuity account to book, canceled, or reschedule any appointments 24 hours prior to your test. If you are unable to edit your booking, please call 206-333-0595.

Please review our Cancellation Policy for more details regarding cancellations.

We operate various testing options 7 days a week. You may plan to expect results on both weekends and holidays.

Testing: 

DoubleTree Southcenter Address: 16500 Southcenter Pkwy, Seattle, WA 98188 

Mon-Sat: 8:00am – 3:00pm, Sun: 9:00am – 3:00pm

–Locate the DoubleTree behind the Outback Steakhouse off Southcenter Pkwy. 

 

Airport Address: 17801 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98158 

Mon-Sat: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm, Sun: 8:00 am – 4:00pm.*Some testing limitations do apply

Mezzanine: located 1 floor above the Level 4 Southwest Airline Ticketing area, in the Central Auditorium. Directions to SEA

 

AC Hotel Bellevue208 106th Pl. NE WA 98004 

Tue – Sat: 8:00am – 3:00pm

Direct entrance to our space from the street on the Southside of the building 

-Same-Day results: 8:00 am – 10:40 am (Note: this is a hard cut off if you are expecting a Same day results) 

-Next-Day results: 11:00am – 2:55pm.  

*We can accommodate special docs but only for PCR. They can pick them up at SeaTac or Bellevue 

 

Office: 

Phone lines are monitored Mon-Friday 9 am-5 pm, Sat-Sun 10 am-4 pm.

*Hours may vary by location and season and availability. Our booking system via our website will show you the most current and relevant information.

We offer Same-Day testing at our AC Hotel Location ONLY. All Same Day tests must be booked before 10:40 am. Book Same-Day HERE.

You may book PCR Next Day results and Rapid Antigen testing HERE.

Our office email is monitored Mon-Friday 8 am – 5 pm and monitored on weekends for any result or time-sensitive issue.

Email: 

[email protected]

[email protected]

Phone:

  • 206.333.0595

*We return calls in the order they are received. Please leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

 

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