WRH COVID-19 ASSESSMENT CENTRE

The WRH COVID-19 Assessment Centre is a dedicated assessment centre for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and is one of several being established at hospitals across Ontario to support the health and safety of our communities.

 

HOURS OF OPERATION
  • Monday - Friday: 9 am to 9 pm
  • Saturday - Sunday: 9 am to 4 pm

 

LOCATION

The WRH COVID-19 Assessment Centre is located at the former outpatient clinic entrance (off Goyeau St.). It is a segregated area next to the Ouellette campus emergency department.

Please note, there will be no access into the main hospital from this area or access into the COVID-19 Assessment Centre from the main hospital. All-access will be from the entrance off of Goyeau Street.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is a COVID-19 assessment centre?

There are over 120 assessment centres across the province that have been set up to test Ontarians for COVID-19.

Who can visit an assessment centre?

The WRH assessment centre is available to anyone seeking a test. No appointment required.

Do I need an appointment or a referral?

You do not need an appointment or referral to get a test.

What will happen at the assessment centre?

  • Parking is free.
  • Follow the signs to enter the assessment centre at the Goyeau St. entrance.
  • If there are others waiting for a test, patients will form a line outside of the centre in the covered and marked area.
  • Please maintain appropriate physical distancing while you wait.
  • Patients will be assessed and tested quickly, safely and efficiently.
  • Primary care is available at the same time as the assessment to address any issues that are related or unrelated to COVID-19.

Does this assessment centre test children for COVID-19?

Yes. We are equipped to test children over the age of 2 years for COVID-19.

Where is this centre located?

The WRH COVID-19 Assessment Centre is located next to the Emergency Department and accessible from Goyeau St. It is a segregated area with no access into the main hospital.

 

Ouellette Campus Screening
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Ouellette Campus Screening

 

How do I contact this centre?

Please call the hospital switchboard at 519-254-5577.

Is parking available?

Free parking is available at the Ouellette Campus.

How do I find out my results?

  • You can find your COVID-19 test results by visiting this website. You need to have your OHIP number ready to check your results through the website
  • The Windsor-Essex Health Unit will follow up with all individuals who have tested positive.

What services are available at the assessment centre for individuals who do not speak English?

A telephone interpretation service called Interpretalk is available for patients who do not speak English. It offers an instant interpretation in 170 languages.