West Parry Sound Health Centre

Site: Parry Sound Mall

Service: COVID-19 Assessment Centre

Record #: PSD0142
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2023
Last Full Update: 01 Sep 2022


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.

If you are concerned you can use the online self-assessment tool or call Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 for more information

Ontario has released the COVID-19 Test Results Viewer that allows you to check your results online.

Service Details

Hours By appointment only.
Areas Served Parry Sound District
Eligibility Effective December 31, 2021, PCR testing will only be recommended for individuals if they belong to the following groups:

  • Symptomatic people who fall into one of the following groups:
    • 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 M├ętis 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

Individuals with symptoms consistent with COVID-19 are presumed positive and they should follow isolation and/or self-monitoring guidelines.
Positive rapid antigen tests will no longer require PCR confirmation.
Application Call to make an appointment.
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
Unit 105-106
Parry Sound, ON
Canada P2A 2G5
Intersection Joseph St and Mall Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-746-4540 ext 5030
Website https://www.myhealthunit.ca/en/health-topics/covid-19-testing.asp

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