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MedLabs Launch their “Drive-Thru” Service for COVID-19 Testing in Jordan
Medlabs Launch their "Drive-Thru” Service for COVID-19 Testing in Jordan Amman – December 2020 Medlabs Consultancy Group, the largest network of medical laboratories in the Levant, has announced the launch of its "Drive-Thru” service for COVID-19 testing in Abdoun, Near Taj Mall, on Saad Abdo Shammout street. Medlabs is the only private laboratory in Jordan whose accreditations by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and by the European ISO 15189 accreditation includes the COVID-19 test. By launching this drive thru service, Medlabs provides a location that people can visit to be tested from the safety of their car. As with Medlabs’ current house call testing service for COVID19, patients will be treated with the utmost care and Medlabs’ teams will adhere to every Ministry of Health and WHO safety regulation in order to ensure the protection of both patients and employees, starting with wearing all the required personal protective apparel and using an efficient online booking system to employing the highest quality equipment and testing methods. Medlabs activated this service as of Tuesday, the 15th of December. The drive thru will be open throughout the week (Saturday to Thursday) from 7:30 AM – 7:30 PM, and samples collected will be transported throughout the day to Medlabs’ Molecular Biology Department at their Reference Laboratory where they will be processed efficiently by the latest RT-PCR technology to ensure result reporting within 24 hours. In the meantime, Medlabs’ house call service will still remain operational in Jordan’s governorates for those who are unable to reach the Drive Thru or require urgent or emergency testing. Commenting on the launch of this service, Dr. Hassib Sahyoun, CEO of Medlabs, stated: "We are proud to launch our "Drive-Thru” service. We have been working on putting the best system in place for several months in order to provide our citizens with the safest, fastest and most convenient way to get tested for COVID19. We take our sense of responsibility in playing a part in controlling the pandemic situation in Jordan very seriously and are proud to be serving our country during these challenging times.”  Dr. Sahyoun added: "Medlabs Consultancy Group is ready to receive hundreds of patients on a daily basis, and we thank the Ministry of Health for its trust in the quality of our work as we follow the example of various developed countries in the way they have provided testing options in the face of this pandemic.”