Public Health mobile unit providing COVID-19 testing in Annapolis Royal this week
The Public Health mobile unit will be in Annapolis Royal this week to offer free PCR testing to all ages for COVID-19. This includes the swish and gargle test for children and youth aged 4 to 18.
Testing is 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 unit will be available for drop-in testing or booked appointments at the following location:
Annapolis Royal Fire Hall (5 Saint Anthony St., Annapolis Royal)
Thursday, Sept. 23 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
To book a COVID-19 test please visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en or call 811.
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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