New COVID-19 Test Center Opens at SXM Airport

March 23, 2021
Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) has opened COVID-19 Test Center in a collaborative effort with the local Health Care Laboratory Services (HCLS).
Departing passengers now have the option to get a certified antigen test with a wait time of only fifteen (15) minutes for results.

Excerpt from SXM Airport press release:
"... The new temporary testing facility opened on Saturday March 20, 2021 and is stationed within a tent structure with the assigned medical professionals at-hand. The COVID-19 Test Center, also available for use by the general public, was erected on the Airport’s external compound and is adjacent to the employee parking area (East of the Terminal Building).

In February 2021, the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention Department of Health and Human Services (CDC) and French Governments made a firm stance through its travel requirements, declaring that COVID-19 test outcomes are now required prior to entry into the associated countries from any foreign country. Each passenger is now required to take a PCR Test and/or an antigen test to board a flight.

The order was implemented to achieve paramount objectives which embraces the preventing of further introduction, transmission and spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 and new virus variants.
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Interested parties can be tested through appointments or walk-ins at the facilities. The price of the antigen test is US 110, and the center is operational from 11:00 am through 4:00 pm.

For detailed information about the new COVID-19 Test Center please contact the Passenger Experience Department (PED) of the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) at 1-721-546-7777. Moreover, online users may visit the website at www.sxmairport.com and click the COVID-19 tab for all associated updates and flight information."
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