Long waiting times on hotline 1450
“Please wait” was the order of the day for everyone who called the 1450 health hotline. This war enormously overloaded. Up to 80 callers were on hold at the same time to register for a PCR gargle test.
Rising numbers of infections, the announced tightening from next Monday: The health hotline 1450 will also feel this. A lot of people are currently calling to make an appointment for a monitored PCR gargle test, says the spokeswoman for the Red Cross in Salzburg, Roberta Thanner.
Registration for the gargle test also online
Appointments can also be made online, according to Thanner: “We advise all callers to use the option of self-registration online www.salzburg-testet.at perceive and book. Because there you can choose the test location and the time and you don’t have to wait on the phone. “
However, suspected corona cases can also identify a supervised PCR gargle test online. There are currently enough test dates in the 14 test stations of the Red Cross, according to Thanner: “We are watching very closely how the booking situation is at the moment. We have sufficient capacities now and in the coming week. Should there be bottlenecks at individual stations, then the colleagues will have an eye on them and will also activate test dates. So that all people who die want to do a PCR gargle test at the test stations, they can do this too. “