NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- XpresSpa Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:XSPA) ("XpresSpa" or the "Company"), a health and wellness company, today announced that XpresCheck has been named a State of Hawaii Trusted Testing Partner.
All travelers ages five and over are required to take a Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) from a certified Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) lab in order to bypass the State of Hawaii's 14-day mandatory quarantine. The State of Hawaii accepts test results only from Trusted Testing and Travel Partners and tests must be taken no more than 72 hours before flight departure time.
XpresCheck's rapid molecular COVID-19 test and, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Test, which are currently offered at JFK International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, and Boston Logan International Airport, satisfy these guidelines.
Doug Satzman, XpresSpa Group CEO, stated, "We are pleased to have been named a Trusted Testing Partner by the State of Hawaii as part of their efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. While current travelers to Hawaii originating from JFK, Newark, or Logan airports may test for COVID-19 at one of our Wellness Centers before connecting through another airport, it is our understanding that nonstop flights originating from the east coast may be resuming in the near future."
About XpresSpa Group, Inc.
XpresSpa Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:XSPA) is a leading global health and wellness holding company. XpresSpa Group's core asset, XpresSpa, is a leading airport retailer of spa services and related health and wellness products, with 50 locations in 25 airports globally. Through its XpresTest, Inc. subsidiary, the Company also provides COVID-19 screening and testing, rapid testing services for other communicable diseases that include influenza, mononucleosis and group A streptococcus, and flu vaccination services under its XpresCheck™ brand. Current XpresCheck Wellness Centers include JFK International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, and Logan International Airport. To learn more about XpresSpa Group, visit: www.XpresSpaGroup.com. To learn more about XpresSpa, visit www.XpresSpa.com. To learn more about XpresCheck, visit www.XpresCheck.com.
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