Given the significantly increased needs and requirements for PCR testing for COVID-19 as a result of regulations of certain countries to which tourists return from Croatia or to which Croatian citizens travel, sampling and testing capacities have been temporarily increased and expanded. Testing is conducted in Rijeka, Mali Lošinj, Cres, Rab, Krk, Opatija, and Crikvenica.
When testing on a personal request at the headquarters of the Teaching Institute of Public Health of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County (Krešimirova 51a) - DRIVE-IN - no prior ordering is required. Test results are ready over the next day and are sent by e-mail or can be picked up in person at the counter by 7 PM. Before testing, it is necessary to submit a completed purchase order and make a payment at the counter on the ground floor of the Institute. The price of the test is HRK 698.21.
When testing in other branches of the Institute (Mali Lošinj, Cres, Rab, Krk, Opatija, Crikvenica), prior notice is desirable. The collection of sampling and signing of the consent for the delivery of the results by e-mail is done on the spot before taking the sample. are submitted by e-mail or in person at the Branch Office the day after the sample is taken.