Mobile testing at StFX postponed until noon today, Dec. 9, due to weather
Public Health mobile unit testing being offered today at St. Francis Xavier University is postponed until noon due to the current weather conditions.
Testing was originally scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.
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:
StFX University – Keating Centre (1100 Convocation Blvd., Antigonish)
Thursday, Dec. 9 from noon to 3 p.m.
Rapid antigen take-home tests will be available for pick-up – supply limited.
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 here: https://www.iwk.nshealth.ca/COVID-19/testing#gargle
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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