Use the Assessment & Testing Tool to help decide if you should talk to someone about your symptoms or if you are eligible for COVID-19 testing.
Note: Hospitals are not distributing rapid test kits. Rapid test kits cannot be used for travel.
Free molecular testing (e.g. PCR) at AHS Assessment Centres is available with a physician referral for:
Individuals in the above categories must ensure their referring physician has sent a lab requisition to AHS before booking an appointment.
Free molecular testing (e.g., PCR) at an AHS Assessment Centre is available through self-referral. A physician referral is NOT required for:
If you do not fall into the above list, you are not eligible for COVID-19 molecular (e.g. PCR) testing from AHS.
You can use an at-home rapid test to screen for COVID-19. If you don’t have access to one, stay home and away from other people until your symptoms get better.
Private testing is available, for a fee, for testing related to:
If you require COVID-19 testing outside of the public testing program, a variety of fee-for-service options are available through the private sector, including DynaLIFE Medical Labs, Numi Health, Equity Health Services and some pharmacies.
People in the settings below should use the button above to determine if they need to book a test.
If you fall into the below groups, you do not require a physician referral to book an appointment.
*You are considered a healthcare worker if you work in the following settings:
Fit for Work Assessment for Healthcare Workers
Complete the Online Questionnaire.