Midland testing centre expands capacity to get more tests done
Community Assessment Centre available for expanded testing
May 26, 2020 – The COVID-19 Midland Assessment Centre is ready to perform expanded testing in response to Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s announcement regarding increased testing across the province.
Testing is available at the Midland Assessment Centre to anyone based on the following expanded criteria:
- Anyone with at least one symptom of COVID-19 (mild symptoms included)
- People who are concerned they have been exposed to COVID-19, including anyone who is in contact with or may have been exposed to a confirmed or suspected case
- People who are at risk of exposure to COVID-19 through their employment, including essential workers (e.g., health care workers, grocery store employees, food processing plants)
- People who want to be tested but have no symptoms or risk of exposure to COVID-19
The Assessment Call Centre, which schedules appointments, is open seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The call centre will provide individuals a booked appointment upon request.
To book an appointment at the Midland Assessment Centre, call 705-529-1025. The centre takes appointments to ensure the safety of the public and staff through physical distancing.
The Community Assessment Centre is a partnership between GBGH, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, Chigamik Community Health Centre, Wendat Community Programs and the South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre. The centre is staffed by representatives from these organizations.