Who Should Get Tested?
According to the Ministry of Health of Ontario, you can get a COVID‑19 test at an assessment centre or participating community lab if any of the following apply to you:
Symptoms and exposure
- Currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms
- Have been exposed to a COVID-19 positive person (if you know when you were exposed, get tested 5 days after your last exposure and stay in self-isolation. If you do not know when you were exposed, get tested right away)
- Received a COVID Alert app exposure notification
- A resident or worker in a setting that has a COVID-19 outbreak, as identified by your local public health unit