AIR TRAVEL WITH CONFIDENCE

eMed and United Airlines have partnered to offer international air travelers returning to the U.S. the first FDA-authorized, virtually guidedat-home COVID-19 rapid test with automated results reporting to U.S. public health authorities. 

With eMed, a live Certified Guide leads you through the testing session, and verified results are ready as soon as 24 hours.

Now, you can have peace of mind and meet CDC testing requirements to enter the U.S.

1. Book your roundtrip flight.

2. Order COVID-19 Antigen rapid tests on eMed.com.

3. Tests are shipped to your U.S. address (or local pick-up location).

4. Create a digital health pass account, download the app, and pack two (2) tests per person in your carry-on bag before leaving the U.S.

5. One (1) day before returning to the U.S., start your test session.

During the three (1) calendar day preceding the day of your return flight’s departure, visit eMed.com to start your test session virtually guided by an eMed Certified Guide. Use your smart mobile device, an internet-enabled laptop or desktop computer with either a built-in camera or a webcam.

Note: Because of the anticipated high volume of testing expected, it may take up to 24 hours for you to receive your test result documentation, so please plan your testing day/time accordingly to allow for delivery of your test result documentation prior to departing for the airport.

6. Receive an eMed Labs Report with your test result. (optional test result available in the NAVICA™ app.)

Receive your test result in an eMed Labs Report which can be utilized as your proof of a negative test result to check-in to your flight.

7. If negative, share your eMed Labs Report test result to board the return flight.

Note: Do not bring your used test card and swab with you. Throw it away after use.

8. Return to U.S.

How It Works
For roundtrip flights originating in the U.S. 
 

1. Book your roundtrip flight.

2. Order COVID-19 Antigen rapid tests on eMed.com.

3. Tests are shipped to your U.S. address (or local pick-up location).

4. Create a digital health pass account, download the app, and pack two (2) tests per person in your carry-on bag before leaving the U.S.

5. One (1) day before returning to the U.S., start your test session.

During the three (1) calendar day preceding the day of your return flight’s departure, visit eMed.com to start your test session virtually guided by an eMed Certified Guide. Use your smart mobile device, an internet-enabled laptop or desktop computer with either a built-in camera or a webcam.

Note: Because of the anticipated high volume of testing expected, it may take up to 24 hours for you to receive your test result documentation, so please plan your testing day/time accordingly to allow for delivery of your test result documentation prior to departing for the airport.

6. Receive an eMed Labs Report with your test result. (optional test result available in the NAVICA™ app.)

Receive your test result in an eMed Labs Report which can be utilized as your proof of a negative test result to check-in to your flight.

7. If negative, share your eMed Labs Report test result to board the return flight.

Note: Do not bring your used test card and swab with you. Throw it away after use.

8. Return to U.S.

For a full list of FAQs, CLICK HERE

At-Home Testing. 15 Minute Results.
eMed Brings the Test to You.

Travelers with international roundtrip flights originating in the U.S. can order a virtually-guided Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Home Test to take for their return flight back to the United States. 

Before leaving the U.S., please be sure you have two (2) BinaxNOW Tests per traveler. Pack them in your carry-on and download the NAVICA app prior to leaving the U.S. 

Click here to view the minimum technical requirements for a virtual visit.

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eMed Testing Best Practices

 

PLAN AHEAD

Order your test once you have booked your international travel, so you have it when you are ready for testing.

Ship the test to your U.S. address prior to departing from the U.S. and take it with you on your international travels.  

TEST DURING 72-HOUR WINDOW

Ensure your test results are received before your scheduled return flight to the U.S. by testing at least 48 hours prior to departure flight to the U.S. 

CHECK YOUR EMAIL

Testing results are determined in 15 minutes during your test session. A PDF of your results will be delivered to your inbox and to your NAVICA app within 24 hours. 

Using Your Tests

  • All Travelers: A prescribed test (available in two-pack or six-pack quantity) is linked to the qualifying individual’s unique user profile registered on eMed.comEach individual traveler is responsible for obtaining prescribed tests under their unique user profile by signing up on  eMed.com and then completing the COVID-19 Testing Questionnaire to determine eligibility by clicking the Order Now button. 
  • Traveling Couples & Groups: Remember to obtain a prescribed test under each unique user profile by signing up on eMed.com and then completing the COVID-19 Testing Questionnaire to determine eligibility by clicking the Order Now button. 

For a full list of FAQs, CLICK HERE

Our Certified Guide Process

software-and payment
certification

We require our guide trainees to achieve a score of 100% on our digital point-of-care operations tests before being qualified as an eMed Certified Guide. All Guides are re-certified when lab instructions are updated. 

training
Training

Guides are educated through test manufacturer videos, written materials, as well as eMed approved content. 

quality
Quality assurance

Guides are routinely evaluated on customer satisfaction ratings, completed calls, areas of opportunity for script improvement, and their ability to minimize exposure, decrease bias, and increase satisfaction. 

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Security and privacy

Our solution is secure and HIPAA-compliant. 

Bringing Fast, Easy, and Affordable COVID-19 Testing Home.

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