Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test
This rapid antigen test is a nasal swab test to see if a person has a current COVID-19 infection. This type of test may be particularly useful if a person has exposure to someone who is suspected to be covid-19 positive. the test being offered is the BD Veritor Plus System for rapid detection of Covid-19 (SARS-CoV-2). Results from the rapid test will be available same day. Testing is available by appointment only. Testing times are available on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays, with available times posted on the booking page. Individuals should remain in the vehicle and a healthcare professional in personal protective equipment will come to your vehicle to collect the sample. Patients will be called with their results within 4 hours of their testing time. It is important that individuals who are symptomatic or who are close contacts of a positive case continue to quarantine until you receive test results. If your test is positive, you will receive a call from public health with further instructions. Please note if you have previously been told to quarantine for 14 days because you are close contact, you will need to continue that entire quarantine period, even if you test results are negative.