Need to Know: Drive-Through Covid Tests start today in Regina!
Drive-Through Covid-19 Testing for Regina Starts today
Drive-through testing sites will be open today in Regina and September 10 in Saskatoon, in addition to the testing and assessment centres currently open.
In Saskatchewan, testing is universally available to anyone who requests it, regardless of whether they have symptoms or not, and the drive-through service provides an additional option in the two cities that account for approximately half of Saskatchewan’s provincial testing each day.
Regina - Open as of Tuesday, September 8
International Trade Centre at Evraz Place - Hall C, 1700 Elphinstone Street
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 4 pm – 8 pm
Saturdays: 8 am – 4 pm
- You do not require a referral from HealthLine 811 or a family physician or nurse practitioner to access the drive-through locations; however, a valid Saskatchewan Health Card will be required for each person getting tested. A Canadian Armed Forces number or Interim Federal Health identification will also be accepted.
- You will be required to wear a mask during the registration process.
- The drive-through sites will be first come, first served so there may be some wait times. You must wait in your vehicle.
- There are no public washrooms available at these sites.
City of Regina Extending Open Dates for Regent Outdoor Pool and Spray Pads
The City of Regina will be keeping the Regent Outdoor Pool along with all 15 spray pads open moving into the fall. The tentative closing dates for Regent Outdoor Pool is Sunday, September 13 with spray pads closing a week later on Sunday, September 20.
Regent Outdoor Pool’s operating hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Spray Pad hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. This extension of operating time will continue as long as weather cooperates and there is sufficient uptake from residents. Watch Regina.ca and the City’s social media for updates.