West Parry Sound Health Centre

Site: Parry Sound Mall

Service: COVID-19 Assessment Centre

Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 assessment centre * out-of-hospital clinic where people will be assessed by a health-care provider, who will provide necessary care and instructions for follow up, if required * At this time, due to limited test supplies across the province, patients are unlikely to be tested for COVID-19 unless they are admitted to hospital 
 
Patients who are assessed, and deemed at high risk for COVID-19 will be re-directed to the Emergency department for the next assessment, which may include a swab test * the swab test involves taking a sample from the throat or nose with a swab 
 
Ontario has released the COVID-19 Test Results Viewer that allows you to check your results online
Service Details
Public Comments Before visiting an assessment centre, individuals should first seek guidance on whether it is appropriate for them to do so by: 
 
* using an online self-assessment tool 
* calling Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 
 
People should not go to an assessment centre unless they have symptoms of the COVID-19.
Hours By appointment only * Phones answered Mon-Sun 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Parry Sound District
Eligibility Individuals with: 
* fever (over 38 degrees Celsius) 
* onset of (or exacerbation of chronic) cough 
And any of the following with 14 days prior to onset of illness: 
* travel outside of Canada 
* close interaction with someone who has symptoms of COVID-19 who have travelled outside of Canada or to an impacted area within Canada 
 
Individuals with mild symptoms should self-isolate in their own home until 24 hours have passed without symptoms.  
 
Individuals with severe symptoms should call 9-1-1 if in distress or go to their local emergency department and follow special signage
Application By appointment only * Call first 
 
Before visiting an assessment centre, individuals should first seek guidance on whether it is appropriate for them to do so by: 
* Using a new online self-assessment tool,  
* Calling Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 
 
Individuals meeting eligibility criteria may call the COVID-19 Assessment Centre and will be given a phone assessment and an appointment at the Assessment centre will be set up if deemed necessary. At the appointment, it will be determined whether a test is necessary
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Rear of the Parry Sound Mall
Located In Community Parry Sound
Address & Map
Parry Sound Mall
70 Joseph St
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2G5
 
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Intersection Joseph St and Mall Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-746-4540 ext 5030
Website https://www.wpshc.com

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