Screening-Zentrum Solothurn (Antigen)

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday: 12.00 – 20.00 
Saturday – Sunday: 11.00 – 17.00 
Public holidays: 11.00 - 17.00

The time slots for registration are activated two days in advance from 12 noon. Earlier reservations are not possible.

Here you can register for a Covid-19 test at the Solothurn Rapid Test Centre. Please fill in all required fields truthfully.
The following criteria must be fulfilled to be approved for a rapid test:

  • Your symptoms have been present for a maximum of 4 days (common symptoms: respiratory illness symptoms, high temperature, loss of sense and /or smell. Other possible symptoms: headache, feeling unwell, aching muscles, gastrointestinal symptoms, head cold, skin rash. Overview of all symptoms). 
  • OR you are currently in prescribed quarantine and have not had any sort of contact for at least 5 days. 
  • You are not a person with an especially high risk (BAG according to FOPH criteria)
  • 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.
  • You do not work in healthcare with patients
The costs are borne by the Federal Government.

In addition, a rapid test can be considered if the above criteria are not met, but you need a confirmation for a trip, your employer or in another matter.

A free test is only possible for people who are insured with health insurance in Switzerland. People without Swiss health insurance are asked to register as self-payers and to bear the test costs of CHF 65.00 themselves.

If you plan on traveling, please make sure that the antigen rapid test carried out here will suffice for entering your travel destination and/or for transfer. It is on your own responsibility to inform yourself beforehand about entry regulations for your travel destination. In any case, a test confirmation will be issued in German and English.
 
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
  • Pregnant women
  • Recent surgical interventions in nasal/paranasal areas
  • Recent traumas to the nose
Drive-in:
Please note: After your successful registration you will receive a time window of 1 hour. Please arrive at check-in on time at the start of your time window or within the first 30 minutes at the very least. After that we can no longer guarantee admission. 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.

Walk-in:
Please note: After your successful registration you will receive a time window of 30 minutes. Please arrive at check-in on time at the start of your time window or within the first 15 minutes at the very least. After that we can no longer guarantee admission. 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.

Driving directions to the Solothurn Rapid Test Centre:
From autobahn (direction Biel/Solothurn): exit Solothurn West, keep driving in direction of Solothurn-Nord/Zentrum Weststadt, drive toward Grabackerstrasse (traffic lights) and follow the signs from there.
 
From main street: Bielstrasse, Jumbo-roundabout, through Gibelin-tunnel, drive toward Grabackerstrasse (traffic lights) and follow the signs from there.

Please note: The drive-in test centre is accessible only by vehicles with a maximum height of 2.2 m. A maximum of 4 people can be tested per vehicle (each person to be tested must sit directly at a window).

Each person to be tested must register individually. Registration for groups is not possible.

Testing procedure (drive-in): 
  • You will be tested for the coronavirus while sitting in your car by means of a rapid test. After giving the sample, please return home immediately. You will receive the result of your test within the next hour by text message.
Testing procedure (walk-in):
  • You will be tested for the coronavirus on site while sitting on a chair by means of a rapid test. After giving the sample, please return home immediately, either by foot or bicycle. You will receive the result of your test within the next hour by text message.
For more information, see: corona.so.ch


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