PCR testing for surgery- symptomatic

  • 10 minutes
  • Lakeshore Road

Service Description

Only those who qualify may book a test pick up time. Effective January 13, 2022, PCR testing will only be recommended for individuals if they belong to the following groups: 🔹Symptomatic people who fall into one of the following groups: 🔶Patient-facing healthcare workers 🔶Staff, volunteers, residents/inpatients, essential care providers, and visitors in highest risk settings 🔺Highest risk settings include: hospitals (including complex continuing care facilities and paramedic services) and congregate living settings, including Long-Term Care, retirement homes, First Nation elder care lodges, group homes, shelters, hospices and correctional institutions o Household members of workers in highest risk settings 🔹Temporary Foreign Workers in congregate living settings 🔹Patients seeking emergency medical care, at the discretion of the treating clinician 🔹Outpatients for whom COVID-19 treatment is being considered, including: Immunocompromised individuals not expected to mount an adequate immune response to COVID-19 vaccination or SARSCoV-2 infection, regardless of vaccination status. 🔹Individuals who are not fully vaccinated and at highest risk of severe disease (anyone aged ≥70 years or ≥60 years who is Indigenous and/or has additional risk factors) 🔹Pregnant people 🔹People who are underhoused or homeless 🔹First responders, including fire, police and paramedics 🔹Elementary and secondary students and education staff who have received a PCR self-collection kit through their school 🔹Symptomatic/asymptomatic people: o From First Nation, Inuit, and Métis communities and individuals travelling into these communities for work o On admission/transfer to or from hospital or congregate living setting o Close contacts and people in the context of confirmed or suspected outbreaks in highest risk settings as directed by the local public health unit o Individuals, and one accompanying caregiver, with written prior approval for out-of-country medical services from the General Manager, OHIP The appointment is for you to come to the Pharmacy to pick up the test kit to self swab in your car or outside the pharmacy or at home and return the swab. Masks should be worn at all times if leaving the house when symptomatic. You must isolate until the test results are received. Test results will be posted on the provincial portal 

Cancellation Policy

✅To ensure the safety of yourself and other visitors 🙏Please don’t come to the pharmacy if you feel unwell , if you have been in contact with someone who had Covid , we will be more than happy to reschedule your appointment. ✅Please wear a mask. ✅Please let us know if you no longer need this appointment as soon as you can so we can ensure someone else can get their vaccine 🙏

Contact Details

  • Brant Lakeshore Pharmacy & Purolator Shipping Center, Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON, Canada