NEWS & Media


Gerald R. Ford International Airport offering rapid PCR COVID-19, antibody tests

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Gerald Ford International Airport is one of the first in the nation to offer rapid molecular PCR tests.

It started offering the tests Wednesday by expanding its partnership with TACKL Health, a news release said.

The drive-up, no-appointment-needed site has added a rapid PCR option that provides results in 30 minutes, down from its past offering of 24 to 72 hours. 

PCR tests are thought to be more accurate than rapid antigen tests and are now required by many countries before international travel.

The testing site is open daily from 4 a.m. to 8 p.m...


Cleveland Hopkins Airport now offers COVID-19 tests

CLEVELAND (WOIO) - COVID-19 testing is now available to the public at Cleveland Hopkins Airport, the City of Cleveland said in its daily update Tuesday.

The tests, which are administered by TACKL Health, send travelers, visitors and airport staff results to their phone as soon as 15 minutes after they’re tested...

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Up in the air: Pittsburgh International Airport COVID-19 testing turns into a Catch-22 for one traveler

For David Kern, getting a COVID-19 test at Pittsburgh International Airport so he can be reunited with his wife in Germany has been a case of so close yet so far.

The airport has been offering COVID-19 testing in its boarding terminal since Dec. 21. But to get there, Mr. Kern needs a boarding pass...


Ford Airport to serve as COVID-19 testing site starting Dec. 10

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport has partnered with TACKL Health to host a new COVID-19 testing site beginning Thursday, Dec. 10, becoming one of the first airports in the nation to do so...

HEADS UP!! There's a new AFFORDABLE COVID-19 Rapid Testing Option in Savannah!

 TACKL Health has set up a Drive Thru testing site at Coach's Corner. Results are available in less than 30 minutes for only $65!!   Want more info?? Check out the interview w/ John Henderson Coach's Corner, Curtis Faircloth & Lauren Hetzel!


New Covid-19 Testing Provider, TACKL Health, Begins Service at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

A new COVID-19 testing site at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) can provide travelers, visitors, and airport staff with their results, delivered to their phone, in as little as 15 minutes. TACKL Health, which specializes in rapid...

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These U.S. and International Airports Have COVID-19 Testing Facilities

A growing number of U.S. airports has begun introducing COVID-19 testing options in an effort to help spur safer domestic and international travel amid the coronavirus pandemic. These tests can assist passengers heading to or arriving in destinations where proof of negative COVID-19...

Local Company Helps Businesses Tackle Covid

Savannah-based TACKL was formed as Covid-19 took hold on the world. Founders Curtis Faircloth and Kellie Huff saw the confusion businesses and schools were facing as they started to navigate the waters of reopening their doors post-shutdown. 


Pittsburgh International Airport to Offer Optional COVID-19 Testing for Travelers

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of enhancing public health and safety measures and peace of mind for travelers, Pittsburgh International Airport is joining several airports around the world in offering optional COVID-19...


COVID Testing at the Ford Airport with Lauren Hetzel

Lauren Hetzel, Vice President of Business development TACKL Health, joined West Michigan's Morning News to talk about how you can now get a COVID-19 test at the Ford International Airport.