Public Health Mobile Units providing additional COVID-19 testing in all zones

COVID testing continues to be available to Nova Scotians experiencing symptoms. In an effort to ensure all Nova Scotians have access to COVID-19 testing as needed, especially those in rural communities where testing is not available nearby, the Public Health Mobile Units will be offering testing in the communities listed below. All upcoming Mobile Units can be found online at

The Mobile Units conduct on-site PCR testing by appointment. Drop-in PCRs are offered based on capacity. Community members can also access take-home rapid test kits with or without an appointment, while supplies last. If you require a PCR or rapid test because you are experiencing symptoms, you are encouraged to book an appointment to ensure the type of test you need will be available.

To book an appointment, please complete the online assessment at Those who do not have access to the internet can book an appointment by calling 811.

The Public Health Mobile Unit will be in the following locations:


Black Point Community Centre
8579 St. Margaret’s Bay Rd., Black Point
Saturday, August 6 from 12 - 4 p.m.

Musquodoboit Harbour Farmers Market
67 Park Rd., Musquodoboit Harbour
Sunday, August 7 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Hants County Exhibition Grounds (Weather Permitting)
221 Wentworth Rd., Windsor
Thursday, August 11 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Ben Eoin RV Beach Resort
6140 East Bay Hwy., St. Andrews Channel
Sunday, August 7 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Mabou Parish Hall
11538 Nova Scotia Trunk 19, Mabou
Monday, August 8 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Boardwalk Beach
40 Court St., Port Hood
Monday, August 8 from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Whitney Pier Legion Parking Lot
Branch 128, 836 Victoria Rd., Sydney
Tuesday, August 9 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Knights of Columbus
3236 Plummer Ave., New Waterford
Tuesday, August 9 from 2:30 – 5 pm

Spanish River Community Centre
1842 Kings Rd., Sydney
Wednesday, August 10 from 2:30 – 5 p.m.

Holy Family Parish Hall
899 Main St., Sydney Mines
Wednesday, August 10 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Elmsdale Legion
850 Hwy. 2, Elmsdale
Monday, August 8 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Shubenacadie Fire Hall
22 NS-215, Shubenacadie
Monday, August 8 from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.


Clementsvale Church Parking Lot
1353 Clementsvale Rd., Clementsvale
Tuesday, August 9 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Royal Canadian Legion
205 Marshall St., Middleton
Tuesday, August 9 from 3 – 5 p.m.

New Minas Fire Department
6 Jones Rd., New Minas
Wednesday, August 10 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

New Ross Legion
64 Forties Rd., New Ross
Wednesday, August 10 from 2:30 – 5 p.m.

Please note:
• Testing is free and available to all ages that meet eligibility requirements.
• Please bring your health card with you, if you have one.
• When picking up test kits for someone else, including children, the appointment must be in their name, and their physical health card must be presented pick-up.
• You may have to wait in line outside; please dress accordingly.
• Public Health Mobile Unit clinics are subject to weather conditions. Clinics may be cancelled due to weather.
• Although often located in community spaces, Public Health Mobile Unit clinics are healthcare environments, and therefore masks are required for the safety of staff and visitors. Masks will be provided upon entry to the clinic.

All Nova Scotians are advised to continue monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms and are urged to follow Public Health guidelines on how to access care. Up to date information about COVID-19 is available at