Press Release from the city of Wiesbaden, March 12, 2021
Courtesy Translation: Alper Koemuer, Public Affairs USAG Wiesbaden
Starting next week, Wiesbaden will start with a total of ten quick-test centers (eleven test centers, if you include the Health Insurance Association (KV)).These centers are spread over the city.
According to the federal test decree, every citizen who resides in the Federal Republic of Germany is entitled to at least one quick-test per week. This right also applies to persons of foreign nationality, even if they are only temporarily living here. For Wiesbaden, this also applies to members of the U.S. Armed Forces. The costs for the tests are paid by the Federal Government, the settlement is made via the health insurance association. If such a quick-test is positive, the affected person is obliged to take a PCR test and to be go into quarantine until the PCR test result is available.
Generally, the test centers will start operating on Monday, March 15, at 9 a.m. The regular opening hours are Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; however, the opening hours can be extended if necessary. Quick-tests can also be carried out at the test center of the Health Insurance Association on Wörther-See-Straße (Kallebad parking area). It is open Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
In addition, registered doctors, dentists, medical or dental-run institutions, medical laboratories and pharmacies in the state capital Wiesbaden are generally instructed to carry out quick-tests. The extent to which the respective practices or institutions make use of it must be enquired there.
In addition, Praeventia Consulting offers citizens the opportunity to get tested at home or in smaller groups (associations and others). This offer is aimed primarily at people who, due to physical, mental or health issues, do not have the opportunity to come to a test station and to all risk groups who do not want to leave the house for a test. The aim of this commitment is to close a supply gap and make the tests accessible to everyone. Praeventia Consulting is available for the citizens of the state capital Wiesbaden from Monday to Friday and can be reached 24 hours a day for appointments by calling (0611) 16876684) between 9.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m., and by e-mail to Info@praeventiaconsulting.de.