Mobile units providing free PCR COVID-19 testing in Western, Central & Northern zones

The Public Health mobile units are heading to Clementsvale, Bear River, Lower Sackville, Bedford, Stewiacke and Springhill to offer free PCR COVID-19 testing to all ages. The PCR swish and gargle test will be on site for ages 4 to 18.

Rapid antigen take-home tests will be available for pick-up (supply limited).

Testing is free and available to anyone who:
• is experiencing symptoms
• has no symptoms (asymptomatic)
• has been to a potential exposure site, or
• is a close contact of a positive case of COVID-19.

The Public Health mobile units will be available for booked appointments and drop-ins at the following locations:

WESTERN ZONE
Clementsvale Community Centre (3434 Clementsvale Rd.)
Thursday, Nov. 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Drop-in or by appointment.

Bear River Fire Hall (1277 River Rd.)
Friday, Nov. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Drop-in or by appointment.

CENTRAL ZONE
Sackville Royal Canadian Legion (45 Sackville Cross Rd., Lower Sackville)
Thursday and Friday, Nov. 25 and 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Drop-in or by appointment.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 95 (1772 Bedford Hwy., Bedford)
Saturday, Nov. 27, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Drop-in or by appointment.

NORTHERN ZONE
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 70 (299 George St., Stewiacke)
Saturday, Nov. 27, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
By appointment or drop-in.

Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre (6 Main St., Springhill)
Sunday, Nov. 28, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
By appointment or drop-in.

To book a COVID-19 test, please visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en or call 811.
Drop-ins are based on availability.

Please bring your ID and health card if you have one.

To see all the upcoming Public Health Mobile Unit locations visit: https://www.nshealth.ca/visit-covid-19-testing-site

Important notes when visiting the mobile unit:
• You do not need to self-isolate while you wait for your results unless you have symptoms or are directly advised by Public Health to isolate.
• The testing method is standard PCR swab or swish and gargle for children and youth. Preparation is required for gargle testing. View instructions.
• Please bring your health card if you have one.
• Please dress accordingly when testing is offered outside.

In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures

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