COVID-19 Assessment Centre

COVID-19 Assessment

Community Assessment Centre – COVID-19 FAQ Testing and Information

What is a COVID-19 assessment centre?

  • There are over 120 assessment centres across the province that have been set up to test Ontarians for COVID-19

Who can visit an assessment centre?

  • You can get a test if:
    • you are worried you may have COVID-19
    • you are worried you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19
    • you are at risk of exposure to COVID-19 through your employment
    • you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
  • You do not need a referral to get a test
  • You do not need a health card to get a test
  • Anyone who wants a test can get a test
  • Effective June 8 you need to book an appointment at this centre to get a test. To book an appointment call 705-474-8600 ext. 4110

Do I need an appointment or referral?

  • Appointment required. To book an appointment call 705-474-8600 ext. 4110
  • You do not need a referral to get a test

What happens at this assessment centre?

  • When you arrive we will register you and call your name according to your booked time.
  • A healthcare worker will swab your nose in order to obtain a sample to test you for COVID-19.
  • You will receive information about how to get your test results and what to do if it is positive.

Does this assessment centre test children for COVID-19?

  • Yes. We are also currently equipped to test children under the age of 2 years for COVID-19.

Where is this centre located?

  • The centre is located at:
    Community Assessment Centre—North Bay Regional Health Centre
    50 College Drive
    West end of the building
    North Bay, ON

    COVID Parking Map Click image above to view a larger PDF.

  • For the safety of yourself and others, please DO NOT use the main hospital entrance. Our Assessment Centre can be accessed by entering off highway 17 and turning left at the stop sign.

How do I contact this centre?

  • Call us at 705-474-8600 ext. 4110

What are the hours of operation?

  • Our Assessment Centre is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Is parking available?

  • Parking is free and available in public lot #9—across from the Assessment Centre entrance.

How do I find out my results?

  • You can find your COVID-19 test results by visiting this website.
  • A healthcare worker will also contact you directly if your result is positive

Self-assessment tool

If you think you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use this self-assessment tool can help you determine if you need to seek further care.

I can’t get through on the phone. What do I do?

We are experiencing a high volume of phone calls. Our staff are working 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., seven days a week to meet our community’s testing needs.

We understand that this is frustrating. Thank you for your patience as our staff work to book appointments.

North Bay

50 College Drive,
P.O. Box 2500
North Bay, ON
P1B 5A4
Tel: 705-474-8600

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Tel: 705-675-9193
Fax: 705-675-6817

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