Barrie and Community Family Medicine Clinics

Site: Barrie-Big Bay Point Rd

Service: COVID-19 Assessment Centre

Description
Description (Service) This COVID-19 Testing Clinic is for booked appointments * see Eligibility below for new testing criteria * There are no Pharmacies in Barrie currently offering COVID-19 testing 
 
COVID-19 assessment and testing centre * out-of-hospital clinic where people will be assessed by a health-care provider, who will provide necessary care and treatment for your medical needs as well as instructions for self-care and follow up as required * if you have COVID related symptoms and/or meet the current public health testing criteria you will be tested and those results will be communicated directly to you when they are available 
 
Flu shots also available at this location - no appointment required
Service Details
Public Comments This COVID-19 Testing Clinic is for booked appointments * see Eligibility below for new testing criteria * There are no Pharmacies in Barrie currently offering COVID-19 testing 
 
During the COVID-19 emergency, regular care will be provided by your Family Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Walk-in Clinics and Urgent Care, and it may include phone assessments, virtual care or in-person assessments 
* see Barrie and Area Health for information about accessing safe health care during COVID-19 Pandemic  
 
People who are unsure if they should visit an assessment centre should:  
* use an online self-assessment tool 
* first call your Family Physician or Nurse Practitioner 
* if you do not have a Family Physician/Nurse Practitioner or your regular healthcare provider is not available, call the Barrie & Community Family Medicine - Walk-in Clinics or the Huronia Urgent Care Clinic 
* If these options are unavailable, then you should contact Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0000 
 
At the assessment centre, you will be seen by a healthcare professional, who will provide you with the necessary care and instructions for follow up, if required 
 
Flu shots also available at this location - no appointment required
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-8 pm, Sat-Sun and Holidays 9 am-3 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Testing is for patients showing COVID-19 symptoms  
 
Residents without symptoms are asked to go to an Assessment Centre for testing if they meet the new provincial criteria 
 
Provincial criteria:  
• Were notified by public health or the COVID Alert app that they have been exposed to a confirmed case of the virus  
• They live or work in a setting that has a COVID-19 outbreak  
• Are eligible for testing as part of a targeted testing initiative as determined by the Ministry of Health or Ministry of Long-Term Care  
 
People may also be tested at an assessment centre if they:  
• Live, work or visit a long-term care home  
• Live or work in homeless shelters or group homes  
• International students passed their 14-day quarantine period  
• Farm workers  
• Are from an Indigenous community  
• Other setting-specific populations, as outlined in CMOH guidance (e.g. asymptomatic cancer patients).  
• Asymptomatic travellers
Application * Booked appointments * call 705-722-1199 to book an appointment  
* no referral needed to get a test and you do not need a health card, but if you have one bring it with you 
 
People who are unsure if they should visit an assessment centre should:  
* use an online self-assessment tool
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Located in the Shoppers Drug Mart Plaza
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie and Community Family Medicine Clinics
829 Big Bay Point Rd
Barrie, ON L4N 0G5
 
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Intersection Prince William Way and Big Bay Point Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Website https://barriewalkinclinics.ca/

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