The West Elgin Community Health Centre does not administer Covid-19 vaccines at our Assessment Centre. 

Please contact Southwestern Public Health or your primary care provider for more information about the vaccine and Covid-19 treatment options.

 

Updated Testing Guidelines in Response to Omicron

In response to the rapidly spreading and highly transmissible Omicron variant, the Ontario Government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, updated its Covid-19 testing and isolation guidelines on April 19, 2022.  Please see full guidelines and latest information at: 

Coronavirus Public Health Guidance 

 

Also, please follow this link to the Southwestern Public Health Unit Covid-19 page for additional information:  

Southwestern Public Health Unit Covid-19 Information

 

Eligible Groups for PCR Testing

PCR testing is recommended for people who fall into various groups as defined by the Province.  For the most up-to-date PCR testing eligibility information, please follow this link:

Provincial Covid-19 Testing Guidance

 

West Elgin Community Health Centre - Covid-19 Assessment Centre

*By Appointment Only

If you meet the testing eligibility criteria, please contact the Covid-19 Assessment Centre to book an appointment.

Call:  519-857-2683 or 519-768-1715, Ext. 2299

Phones are answered Monday - Friday

When you call please have your health card number available and be ready to describe the symptoms you are experiencing and/or the date of exposure to a positive Covid case.

Location:  

West Elgin Community Health Centre

153 Main Street, West Lorne N0L 2P0

Hours of Operation: 

Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday (except holidays)

 

How Do I Find Out My Results of the PCR Test?

You can find your Covid-19 test results by visiting this website

You will need your OHIP number ready to check your results through this website.  A Healthcare worker from the Centre will also contact you directly if your result is positive.

Test results can take up to 7 days but could be available as soon as 24-48 hours depending on testing volumes.