Public Health mobile units providing additional COVID-19 testing in all zones

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 unit clinics can be found online at

The mobile units conduct on-site PCR testing by appointment, including to confirm positive rapid test results. Drop-in PCR testing is 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 a household close contact or 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:

Kentville Recreation Centre
354 Main St., Kentville
Thursday, June 23 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Knights of Columbus
3236 Plummer Ave., New Waterford
Friday, June 24 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

North Queens Fire Department
9793 Nova Scotia Trunk 8, Caledonia
Friday, June 24 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Black Point Community Centre
8579 St. Margaret’s Bay Rd., Black Point
Friday, June 24 from noon – 4 p.m.

Eastern Shore Community Centre
67 Park Rd., Musquodoboit Harbour
Saturday, June 25 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fisheries Museum (parking lot)
68 Bluenose Dr., Lunenburg
Sunday, June 26 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tatamagouche Fire Hall
202 Main St., Tatamagouche
Sunday, June 26 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex
60 Green St., Guysborough
Monday, June 27 from noon - 4 p.m.

Ketch Harbour Community Hall
964 Ketch Harbour Rd., Duncan’s Cove
Monday, June 27 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tantallon Public Library
3646 Hammonds Plains Rd., Tantallon
Monday, June 27 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Baddeck Royal Canadian Legion
37 Ross St., Baddeck
Tuesday, June 28 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 60
10778 Durham St., Pugwash
Tuesday, June 28 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Italy Cross Fire Hall
17722 NS-103, Italy Cross
Tuesday, June 28 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Emera Centre Northside - Scotiabank Room
175 King St., North Sydney
Wednesday, June 29 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Mahone Bay Centre
45 School St., Mahone Bay
Wednesday, June 29 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Stewiacke Legion
299 George St., Stewiacke
Wednesday, June 29 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Hants County Exhibition Grounds
221 Wentworth Rd., Windsor
Thursday, June 30 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Please note:
Testing is free to all ages who meet eligibility requirements.
Please bring your health card 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

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