Windsor Regional Hospital is anticipating increased interest in both vaccinations and testing following this week’s provincial government announcement about plans for vaccine passports.
Please note that WRH’s Devonshire Mall Vaccination Centre, its Ouellette Campus COVID-19 Assessment Centre and the newly opened Paediatric Urgent Medical Assessment (PUMA) Clinic at Met Campus are ALL open throughout this Labour Day weekend, including the Monday holiday.
Those seeking vaccinations for either a first dose or second dose (if 28 days from the first dose) can walk into the Devonshire Mall Vaccination Centre, or book an appointment online between 8 am and 3:15 pm, seven days a week. Walk-ins ARE available and same day and next day appointments are most often available to be scheduled; you can book in advance online to ensure a specific time through wevax.ca.
COVID-19 vaccinations are also available in the community at numerous locations. Please go to https://covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations to book the one most convenient to you.
COVID-19 Testing at WRH: for SYMPTOMATIC individuals
Based on the Ontario Government's current COVID-19 testing guidelines, we are assessing individuals for COVID-19 testing based on the following:
WRH has a recently opened COVID-19 Assessment Centre for youth, and a long-standing COVID-19 Assessment Centre for all symptomatic individuals. Details are as follows:
COVID-19 Testing - Youth 17 and Under - WRH Met Campus
The Paediatric Urgent Medical Assessment (PUMA) Clinic is seven days a week from noon until 8 pm., offering COVID-19 testing, urgent care medical assessment based on potential COVID-19 symptoms and, where appropriate, COVID-19 vaccinations using the approved Pfizer vaccine for those born in 2009 or later. The clinic is available by appointment only at wrh.on.ca/OnlineBooking. (Please note: Internet Explorer is not a supported browser for the online booking tool). Go here for more information: wrh.on.ca/PUMA.
COVID-19 Testing - Ages 18 and Up - WRH Ouellette Campus
FREE OF CHARGE Community Symptomatic COVID-19 Testing
Medical Laboratories of Windsor have locations in Windsor, Lasalle and Leamington and soon Tecumseh for SYMPTOMATIC COVID-19 testing FREE OF CHARGE. This is by appointment only at https://medlabsofwindsor.com/non-travel-covid-testing or by calling 519-258-1991.
Pharmacy testing information
Ontarians can get tested for COVID-19 at local pharmacies if they are:
Click here to find a pharmacy to get tested.
Erie Shores HealthCare – Assessments in Leamington, ON
The Erie Shores HealthCare COVID-19 Assessment Centre offers symptomatic testing 7-days a week, including holidays, for residents in Essex County and surrounding areas. Book an appointment online today.
Testing for International Travel
For those seeking COVID-19 tests prior to international travel, please go to one of the following links for locations in Windsor-Essex which provide tests for this purpose:
Testing at Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre (SOAHAC)
The SOAHAC is offering COVID-19 screening and testing by appointment only to First Nation, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) community members in Windsor. You do not need to be a SOAHAC client to be tested.
Not sure if you need a test?
Looking for Rapid Testing for your Workplace?
Further information on ALL of the above can be found on our website.
Please continue to visit ontario.ca/coronavirus or wrh.on.ca for regular updates on COVID-19.
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