Provision to test for Coronavirus The DPH conducts tests for COVID-19.

Provision to test for Coronavirus The DPH conducts tests for COVID-19.

Location: Directorate of Public Health building within the DMS (Directorate of Medical Services) office in Teynampet.

Address: DMS Complex, 359, Annasalai, Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600006

Contact number: 044 – 24335075/ 044 – 24320802

Process:

The patient will be checked by doctors at the facility there.
The doctor decides if the testing is required.
Sample is drawn and sent to King’s Institute, Guindy for testing.
Decision is then made regarding any need for quarantine or isolation
Test results are made available only to DPH in 2 – 3 days time.

Posting it for people who are interested to go for the test.