Public Health Mobile Unit providing drop-in PCR COVID-19 testing in Dartmouth

The Public Health Mobile Unit will be in Dartmouth today, Sept. 27, to offer free PCR testing for COVID-19 to all ages. This includes the swish and gargle test for ages 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 at the following location:

Dartmouth Sportsplex Transit Terminal (110 Wyse Rd.)
Monday, Sept. 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Outdoors – weather dependent

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:

  • Unless you have symptoms, you do not need to self-isolate while you wait for your results, unless 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 with you, if you have one.
  • When testing is offered outside, please dress accordingly.

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

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