Unemployed? No medical Aid? Dis-Chem may give you a free Covid-19 test

Unemployed? No medical Aid? Dis-Chem may give you a free Covid-19 test

Dis-Chem has partnered with the Solidarity Fund and along with a couple of partners, to offer Covid-19 testing for South Africans in need.

In order to qualify:

  • Applicants can’t be a member of a medical scheme
  • Applicants must be unemployed
  • Other criteria may include whether a person is a pensioner, disabled or orphaned.

To apply for the Covid-19 test you have to do the following:

  • Call the Doctors on Call helpline – 807 055 0234 ( weekdays from 8h00-17h00)


  • Call Momentum’s Hello Doctor service on *120*394#


  • You can get a referral via the Discovery and Vodacom free Covid-19 consultations.


  • You can get a referral from your family doctor ( who may refer you via his/her Vula App)


If your application was successful,

  • Dis-Chem will inform you via SMS
  • Dis-Chem will send you a voucher to redeem for testing purposes
  • Directions to your nearest Dis-Chem testing site
  • The results will be available in 3 – 5 days.

Source: Business Insider




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