Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Relocating to Northcrest Arena on September 8

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Same Operating Hours of 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Peterborough Paramedics, Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) and Peterborough Public Health announced today that the drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic will relocate to Northcrest Arena effective Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Operating hours will remain 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday to Friday until further notice. Northcrest Arena is located at 100 Marina Blvd, Peterborough.

The final day of operations at the Kinsmen Civic Centre will be Friday, September 4. There will be no drive-through clinic operating on September 7 due to the Labour Day holiday.

At Northcrest Arena, testing will continue to be provided for those without COVID-19 symptoms on a first-come, first-served basis. This clinic will be regularly evaluated and may adjust operations based on demand; currently we are testing more than 250 people daily. Please check back often to www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca and click on the Testing link for updates.

Those wishing to be tested on the weekend (with or without symptoms) can call the COVID-19 Assessment Centre at PRHC at 705-876-5086 to book an appointment. The PRHC Assessment Centre runs from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily, seven days a week, by appointment only.

The drive-through testing clinics are led by Peterborough Paramedics with support from PRHC, the City of Peterborough, and Peterborough Public Health. Please bring your Ontario Health Card and driver’s license with you. You can access your testing results using your Ontario Health Card number on the provincial online portal at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/  or by calling your healthcare provider.

For more information about COVID-19, please visit www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca . Visit Ontario’s website to learn more about how the province continues to protect Ontarians from COVID-19.

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For further information, please contact:

Brittany Cadence, Communications Manager

705-743-1000, ext. 391