Update on COVID-19 testing available in Eastern Zone

COVID-19 testing options continue to be updated in Eastern Zone. Getting a regular test and following public health guidelines will help efforts to contain COVID-19.

Downtown Sydney rapid testing pop-up site – parking lot next to Spinner’s Menswear, 329 Charlotte St., Sydney
Friday & Saturday 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday (weather permitting), 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
• Drop-in only
• For those who are 16+, asymptomatic (no symptoms), have not been at a potential exposure location.
• No gargle tests available

Antigonish Market Square primary assessment centre (Regular hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday & Thursday – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
• Drop-in or appointment. Book at https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en or call 811.
• All ages, for those who have symptoms, no symptoms (asymptomatic), have travelled or been to a potential exposure site and have been a close contact of a positive COVID case.
• Gargle tests are available for children and youth. Children and youth must not eat, drink, chew gum, smoke or vape for at least an hour before the test.
• No rapid tests

Membertou Entertainment Centre primary assessment centre - 11 Chief Ben Christmas Awti’j, Membertou
Every Monday & Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
• By appointment. Book at https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en or call 811.
• All ages, for those who have symptoms, no symptoms (asymptomatic), have travelled or been to a potential exposure site and have been a close contact of a positive COVID case.
• Gargle tests are available for children and youth. Children and youth must not eat, drink, chew gum, smoke or vape for at least an hour before the test.
• No rapid tests

All Nova Scotians are advised to continue monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms and are urged to follow Public Health guidelines. Up-to-date information about COVID-19 is available at novascotia.ca/coronavirus

All potential exposure notifications are listed at http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.

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