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COVID-19 Assessment Centres and Testing Sites

Site: Halton

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments The Ontario Government does not cover the cost of COVID-19 testing for international travel. These tests are only available at private laboratories for a fee.
Contact Information
Office Phone Halton Region Public Health: 905-825-6000 or 3-1-1; 
Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0000
Website https://covid-19.ontario.ca/covid-19-test-and-testing-location-information
Agency Information
Funding Provincial
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The Province has updated its guidance on self-isolation, symptoms, testing and what to do if you are exposed to COVID-19. To get the latest information on what you need to do to protect yourself and others please visit: ontario.ca/exposed
 
Visit the Halton Region website for more information 
 

When to get tested

Use the online Self-Assessment tool to find out if you can get tested and where 
 
Effective Dec 31, 2021, publicly-funded PCR testing will only be available for: 
* high-risk individuals who are symptomatic and/or are at risk of severe illness from COVID-19 
* purposes of confirming a COVID-19 diagnosis to begin treatment 
* workers and residents in the highest risk settings 
* vulnerable populations 
 
Members of the general public with mild symptoms are asked not to seek testing. 
 
For a full list of eligible individuals, visit Ontario.ca/exposed 
 
If you are not eligible for a test but have symptoms of COVID-19, assume that you have the virus and visit ontario.ca/exposed for isolation instructions 
 

Where to get tested

For a complete list of testing locations (assessment centres, pharmacies, labs) in Halton visit COVID-19 testing locations 
 
Home testing is available for clients with a physical or mental disability and are unable to get to a testing facility. Clients should speak to their health care provider for a referral for home COVID-19 testing. 
 
Rapid Antigen Testing (RATS) 
* may be used for routine, repeated screening of people with no symptoms to identify and prevent cases of COVID-19 in hospitals, long-term care and retirement homes, and other high-risk settings as an added layer of safety 
* may also be used to test people with symptoms to find out the likelihood that their symptoms are related to COVID-19 
* if you get a positive result on a rapid antigen test, it is a good indication that you have COVID-19, you no longer need to book a PCR test to confirm your results
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility People of all ages (except babies, infants and toddlers) who need COVID-19 testing
Application Call location to book an appointment
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Halton Region
Address & Map
Halton Region, ON
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading COVID-19 ; Topic Guides
HCSD Sub Heading Assessment, Testing & Treatment ; Special Topics
Service Categories Infectious Disease Specialty ~ COVID-19

Agency Overview


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