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 https://www.nshealth.ca/PHMU.

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 https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en. Those who do not have access to the internet can book an appointment by calling 811.

The Public Health Mobile Unit has added the following locations for the coming week:

CENTRAL ZONE

Tantallon Public Library
3646 Hammonds Plains Rd., Tantallon
Monday, September 26 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Windsor Curling Club
174 Grey St., Windsor
Wednesday, September 28 from 12 – 4 p.m.

Black Point Community Centre
8579 St. Margaret’s Bay Rd., Black Point
Friday, September 30 from 12 – 4 p.m.

EASTERN ZONE

Millville Community Centre
270 Millville Hwy., Millville
Wednesday, September 28 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Whitney Pier Legion Parking Lot, Branch 128
836 Victoria Rd., Sydney
Friday, September 30 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

NORTHERN ZONE

Elmsdale Legion
850 Hwy. 2, Elmsdale
Monday, September 26 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Rawdon Fire Hall
3869 Nova Scotia Trunk 14, Upper Rawdon
Tuesday, September 27 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Noel Fire Hall
1639 Burntcoat Rd., Noel
Wednesday, September 28 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Maitland Fire Department
8802 Hwy. #215, Maitland
Wednesday, September 28 from 2:30 - 5 p.m.

WESTERN ZONE

Riverport District Community Centre
79 Lower Lahave Rd., Riverport
Tuesday, September 27 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Waterville Fire Department
1415 County Home Rd., Cambridge
Wednesday, September 28 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Kentville Recreation Centre
348 Main St., Kentville
Thursday, September 29 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Chester Legion 14
Union St., Chester
Friday, September 30 from 10 a.m. – 3 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 novascotia.ca/coronavirus.