COVID-19 testing is available by appointment only at both of our  locations.  PCR and rapid antigen testing is available at both locations.  We also now offer NAAT testing at our Virgil location.

***Testing for symptomatic individuals and close contacts of known cases will only be conducted outdoors via a curbside, self-collection process.  Please call to arrange as our scheduling tool has yet to be updated.

 Asymptomatic and Travel Testing

At our Niagara Medical Centre location on Niagara Stone Road, we offer FREE testing for asymptomatic individuals that meet specific criteria established by the province**(details below), as well as privately funded PCR testing for travel.

Book your appointment for government funded** or private PCR testing at our Virgil - Niagara Medical Centre location by clcking on this link.

Private PCR testing (for travel) is also accessible 7 days a week at our King St. location.
Book your appointment for private PCR testing for travel or work at our King Street location by clicking this link.
Please note:  publicly funded test results usually take 1-2 days to be reported.  PCR results for travel are typically reported the morning following your test, and will be sent by email upon request.  For those with green and white Ontario health cards, results can be found via the government ehealth portal here

**Eligibility criteria for government funded testing (Updated as of August 27, 2021)

You can get an asymptomatic test if you do not have symptoms, have not been in close physical contact with someone who currently has covid 19, are not part of a specific outbreak investigation, and if any of the following apply to you:

  • As of August 27, 2021 the following population groups are part of a targeted testing campaign and eligible for pharmacy services related to COVID-19 PCR testing:

    1. Workers (including support workers), visitors (including caregivers) and government inspectors of long-term care homes;
    2. Temporary Foreign Workers;
    3. Individuals who self-identify as Indigenous;
    4. Individuals, and one accompanying caregiver, with written prior approval for out-of-country medical services from the General Manager, OHIP;
    5. Individuals who are travelling into remote/isolated First Nation and Indigenous communities for work purposes; and

     

Rapid Antigen Testing
We offer a Rapid Antigen COVID-19 testing service for asymptomatic individuals.  In 15 minutes, we can screen for the presence of COVID-19 in your nasal passages using the Abbott Panbio COVID-19 Ag Rapid Test Device. 
This service costs $40 + HST per test and can be used for travel clearance for some destinations.*please refer to the IATA link provided below for the most up to date mandatory requirements for the country (or countries) of your trip as well as mandatory requirements for returning back to Canada.      www.iatatravelcentre.com/world.php

 

Attention Travelersplease refer to the IATA link provided below for the most up to date mandatory requirements for the country (or countries) of your trip as well as mandatory requirements for returning back to Canada.      www.iatatravelcentre.com/world.php

Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing