Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

Site: Barrie-Sperling Dr

Service: COVID-19 Assessment Centre

Description (Service) This RVH COVID-19 Testing Clinic is for indoor and drive-thru COVID-19 tests 
  • if you have COVID related symptoms and/or meet the current public health testing criteria you will be tested and those results will be made available to you online 
  • see Testing and Isolation requirements
Service Details
Hours Mon-Sun 8 am-8 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:
  • Hospitalized patients
  • Patients in Emergency Departments, at the discretion of the treating clinician
  • Patient-facing health care workers
  • Staff, residents, essential care providers, and visitors in hospitals and congregate living settings, including long-term care, retirement homes, First Nation elder care lodges, group homes, shelters, hospices, temporary foreign worker settings, and correctional institutions
  • Outpatients for whom COVID-19 treatment is being considered
  • Underhoused or homeless
  • People who are from First Nation, Inuit, and Métis communities and individuals travelling into these communities for work
  • Symptomatic elementary and secondary students and education staff who have received a PCR self-collection kit through their school
  • People on admission/transfer to or from hospital or congregate living setting
  • High-risk contacts and asymptomatic/symptomatic people in the context of confirmed or suspected outbreaks in high-risk settings, including hospitals, long-term care, retirement homes, other congregate living settings and institutions, and other settings as directed by the local public health unit
  • Individuals, and one accompanying caregiver, with written prior approval for out-of-country medical services from the General Manager, OHIP
  • Asymptomatic testing in hospital, long-term care, retirement homes and other congregate living settings and Institutions as per provincial guidance and/or Directives
  • To book an appointment online COVID-19 Swab Test booking  
  • if unable to book online call 705-797-3120, select option 2 
  • 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
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Former Barrie Police Headquarters
29 Sperling Dr
Barrie, ON L4M 6K9
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Intersection St Vincent St and Cundles Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Mailing Address c/o Royal Vicytoria Regional Health Centre 
201 Georgian Dr 
Barrie, ON L4M 6M2

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