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Hospital Particular Alvor


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Hospital Particular Gambelas


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COVID-19 Analysis 


Algarve - Alvor and Gambelas Hospitals

As from the 20th of April 2020, it will be possible to have the COVID-19 screening test for acute infection at the Alvor and Gambelas Hospitals.

The swab test for COVID-19 is performed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, between 8am and 10am, result within 48 Hours.  

Collection Site: 

  • Alvor Hospital: Emergency Unit. 
  • Gambelas Hospital: Out-Patients Unit

We carry out this analysis on a regular basis for patients with scheduled surgeries or undergoing cancer treatment, as well as pregnant women. 

As from the 14th of May, it will also be possible to perform serological  blood analysis for  IgG e IgM antibodies for COVID-19. Doctor’s prescription is necessary.

To confirm appointments for both tests contact Call Center on:  282 420 400


Alentejo – CLÍDIS, Sines

CLÍDIS has since the 1st of April 2020 been the HPA unit in Alentejo responsible for coronavirus testing. Tests have been carried out in Sines, in a specifically erected Drive-Through, adjoining the Pavilion of the Sines Junta da Freguesia. 
From the 27th of April it will also be possible to perform antibody IgG and IgM Serological blood tests against COVID-19.



Only patients referred by the National Health Service or with a medical prescription will be able to perform the tests, and it is mandatory to make the appointment in advance either by telephone on 269 630 370 or by e-mail covidclidis@grupohpa.com


Madeira – Hospital Particular da Madeira, Funchal

The HPM has been carring out RT-PCR analysis tests since the 16th of November 2020. The mobile screening centre is located near the Paediatric Car Park, open daily from 8am to 4pm and from 5pm to 6.30pm.

Appointments can be made by e-mail covidhpm@grupohpa.com and also by telephone  291 003 300.
When sending an email, the following data must be immediately provided:  Full name, date of birth, address, tax number (residents), contact telephone number, e-mail address to where test results are to be sent and the number-plate of your vehicle (if you are coming by car).