The Health Sciences North (HSN) COVID-19 Assessment Centre is experiencing very high call volumes and requests for testing appointments.
The fastest and easiest way to request an appointment is to fill out the online form.
Patients who have been directed by public health to book a test or patients with ANY of the following symptoms, that are new worsening or different from their usual state and not related to other known causes or conditions, should fill out the online form to request an appointment or call the Assessment Centre between 9am and 5pm, 7 days/week at 705-671-7373.
• Shortness of breath *If you are having difficulty breathing or experiencing other severe symptoms, call 911 immediately. Advise them of your symptoms and travel history.
• Sore throat
• Runny nose or nasal congestion (not due to seasonal allergies)
• New decreased loss of taste or sense of smell
• Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or abdominal pain
• Muscle aches, unexplained fatigue, malaise (general feeling of discomfort, weakness, or illness that has recently developed)
• Decrease or lack of appetite
• Pink eye.
Patients will be screened by a nurse over the telephone, and referred to one of three options if testing is recommended:
• **NEW LOCATION as of November 19th** COVID-19 Assessment Centre, 2050 Regent Street, with drive-through testing option;
• NEOMO Medical, 885 Prete Street, with drive-through testing option;
• Primacy Medical Centre, 1485 Lasalle Boulevard, with drive-through testing option
All three COVID-19 assessment options are by appointment only. They are designed to protect health workers and patients alike from being exposed to the virus. For safety reasons, “walk in” appointments are strictly prohibited.
Patients can access online test results through this secure online portal.
Individuals with general questions are asked to please visit Public Health Sudbury & Districts website.
The purpose of COVID-19 Assessment Centers is to identify and swab people who are at risk for infection with COVID-19. Our goal is to ensure the health of our community by identifying disease early and reducing the number of people presenting to the Emergency Department at HSN.