Covid-19 Testing

Important: If you have any questions or difficulty with the assessment form please call 416-638-1755 for assistance.

Who is eligible for a free COVID-19 test?

1) You ARE eligible for free diagnostic test: If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms AND fall into one or more of the following groups of people:
  • Patient-facing healthcare workers. 
  • Staff, volunteers, residents/inpatients, essential care providers and visitors in highest risk settings.
  • Household members of anyone working in highest risk settings1 and patient-facing health care workers. 
  • Someone who has been exposed, or a close contact of someone exposed, to a confirmed or suspected outbreak in a highest risk setting.1 
  • Temporary Foreign Workers in congregate living settings. 
  • Outpatients for whom COVID-19 treatment is being considered, including: 
  • Immunocompromised individuals. 
  • Individuals who are not fully vaccinated and are at highest risk of severe disease (includes anyone 70 years and older, or 60 years and older who is Indigenous, and/or has additional risk factors2). 
  • Pregnant people. 
  • People who are underhoused or homeless. 
  • First responders including fire, police and paramedics. 
  • Elementary and secondary students and education staff who have received a PCR self-collection kit through their school.
2) You ARE eligible for free diagnostic test: If you are one of the following (whether you have COVID-19 symptoms or not):
  • If you are having a scheduled (non-urgent/emergent) surgery that requires general anaesthetic.
  • If you are receiving specific treatments (i.e. hematopoietic cell therapy, cancer treatment, hemodialysis), and testing is required.
  • Individuals who are from a First Nation, Inuit, Métis community, and/or who self-identify as First Nation, Inuit, and Métis and their household members.
  • Individuals, and one accompanying caregiver, with written prior approval from the General Manager, OHIP, for out-of-country medical services.
3) COVID-19 symptoms include:
  • Fever and/or chills; OR 
  • Cough; OR
  • Shortness of breath; OR 
  • Decrease or loss of smell or taste; OR 
  • Two or more of: 
  • Runny nose/nasal congestion 
  • Headache 
  • Extreme fatigue 
  • Sore throat 
  • Muscle aches/joint pain 
  • Gastrointestinal symptoms (i.e., vomiting or diarrhea) Symptoms should not be related to other known causes or conditions.

Contact Us


(416) 638-1755


322 Wilson Ave,
North York, Ontario,
M3H 1S8


(416) 638-1756

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Sat 11am – 3pm,
Sun 11am – 1pm