COVID-19 Assessment Centre

COVID-19 Assessment Centre

Who should go to an Assessment Centre?

You should only go for testing at an Assessment Centre if you are:

  • Showing COVID-19 symptoms (see list of symptoms)
  • Have been exposed to a confirmed case of the virus, as informed by your public health unit or exposure notification through the COVID Alert app
  • A resident or work in a setting that has a COVID-19 outbreak, as identified and informed by your local public health unit
  • Eligible for testing as part of a targeted testing initiative directed by the Ministry of Health or the Ministry of Long-Term Care

When should you go to the Cold/Flu/COVID-19 Clinic?

You may book an appointment at SHN’s Cold/Flu/COVID-19 Clinic if you want to see a physician for an assessment and you have any of the following moderate symptoms:

  • Fever (temperature of 37.8 degrees °C or above) that’s not caused from a known infection or illness
  • Any worsening: Cough, shortness of breath, sore throat or hoarse voice, runny nose or sneezing, nasal congestion, loss of taste or smell, nausea and vomiting, or diarrhea, or abdominal pain, flu-like illness or pink eye/redness of eye(s)

OTHER OPTIONS: Testing if you don't have symptoms or none of the above apply to you:

Make an appointment at your local Pharmacy

You can get tested for COVID-19 at select pharmacies if you are not showing symptoms AND you live or work in an at-risk setting, such as a long-term care home, homeless shelter or other congregate setting. To find the closest pharmacy, please visit Ontario.ca/covidtest.


Talk with your family doctor

You are also encouraged to speak with your health care provider and to continue to follow public health measures, including wearing a face covering, washing your hands frequently and maintaining physical distance from people outside your household or social circle.


Walk-in COVID-19 testing at our Pop-up Assessment Centres

Anyone who has symptoms of COVID-19 or thinks they may be infected (even without symptoms) is encouraged to get tested at our Pop-ups. Drop by for walk-in COVID-19 testing:

  • Milliken Park Community Centre (4325 McCowan Road)
    Every Wednesday – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Scarborough Village Recreation Centre (3600 Kingston Road)
    Every Thursday – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Other Pop-ups in the community:

  • Carefirst One-Stop Multi-Services Centre (300 Silver Star Boulevard)
    Every Thursday – 2 to 6:30 p.m. – By appointment only: Book now
    Brought to you by: Carefirst Seniors and Community Services Association and Carefirst Family Health Team

Stay updated for future dates and locations: SHN.ca/covid19-popup

Locations

CICS

CICS
2330 Midland Avenue


Hours of operation
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Seven days a week


Off of Midland Avenue and Emblem Court. Please follow the directions on-site to the back entrance of the building.


For more details on arriving for your appointment and after completing your test, view instructions.

UTSC

UTSC
(Highland Hall)
1265 Military Trail


Hours of operation
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Seven days a week


Off of Military Trail by the Bus Loop and Parking Lot A, inside Highland Hall. Please follow the directions on-site to the side entrance of Highland Hall.


If you are driving, parking is available in Parking Lot A, off of Military Trail. Please print a parking permit or obtain one from the main entrance of the Assessment Centre. You are required to display the permit on the front dash of your vehicle while parked. 


For more details on arriving for your appointment and after completing your test, view instructions.

Cold/Flu/COVID-19 Clinic

General hospital

General hospital
3050 Lawrence Ave. E.


Hours of operation
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Mondays to Saturdays (with the exception of statutory holidays)


Our new Cold/Flu/COVID-19 Clinic, located at our General hospital, is for patients who develop moderate symptoms common to COVID-19, the flu or a cold and need to see a doctor.

You may book an appointment at SHN’s Cold/Flu/COVID-19 Clinic if you if you want to see a physician for an assessment and you have any of the following moderate symptoms:

  • Fever (temperature of 37.8 degrees °C or above) that’s not caused from a known infection or illness
  • Any worsening: Cough, shortness of breath, sore throat or hoarse voice, runny nose or sneezing, nasal congestion, loss of taste or smell, nausea and vomiting, or diarrhea, or abdominal pain, flu-like illness, or pink eye/redness of eye(s)
     
    Learn more

Other resources

Hotlines

Telehealth Ontario
1-866-797-0000

Association of Local Public Health Agencies
416-595-0006

Toronto Public Health
416-338-7600

Self-Assessment Tool

You can use the Government of Ontario’s self-assessment tool to help determine if you need to seek further care.

Self-Assessment Tool

Access your test results

If you have taken a COVID-19 test, you can access and view your test results from the Ministry of Health online through a new user-friendly tool. This is maintained by Ontario Health on behalf of the Ministry.

Access your results

Who should go to an Assessment Centre?

You should only go for testing at an Assessment Centre if you are:

  • Showing COVID-19 symptoms (see list of symptoms)
  • Have been exposed to a confirmed case of the virus, as informed by your public health unit or exposure notification through the COVID Alert app
  • A resident or work in a setting that has a COVID-19 outbreak, as identified and informed by your local public health unit
  • Eligible for testing as part of a targeted testing initiative directed by the Ministry of Health or the Ministry of Long-Term Care

When should you go to the Cold/Flu/COVID-19 Clinic?

You may book an appointment at SHN’s Cold/Flu/COVID-19 Clinic if you want to see a physician for an assessment and you have any of the following moderate symptoms:

  • Fever (temperature of 37.8 degrees °C or above) that’s not caused from a known infection or illness
  • Any worsening: Cough, shortness of breath, sore throat or hoarse voice, runny nose or sneezing, nasal congestion, loss of taste or smell, nausea and vomiting, or diarrhea, or abdominal pain, flu-like illness or pink eye/redness of eye(s)

OTHER OPTIONS: Testing if you don't have symptoms or none of the above apply to you:

Make an appointment at your local Pharmacy

You can get tested for COVID-19 at select pharmacies if you are not showing symptoms AND you live or work in an at-risk setting, such as a long-term care home, homeless shelter or other congregate setting. To find the closest pharmacy, please visit Ontario.ca/covidtest.


Talk with your family doctor

You are also encouraged to speak with your health care provider and to continue to follow public health measures, including wearing a face covering, washing your hands frequently and maintaining physical distance from people outside your household or social circle.


Walk-in COVID-19 testing at our Pop-up Assessment Centres

Anyone who has symptoms of COVID-19 or thinks they may be infected (even without symptoms) is encouraged to get tested at our Pop-ups. Drop by for walk-in COVID-19 testing:

  • Milliken Park Community Centre (4325 McCowan Road)
    Every Wednesday – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Scarborough Village Recreation Centre (3600 Kingston Road)
    Every Thursday – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Other Pop-ups in the community:

  • Carefirst One-Stop Multi-Services Centre (300 Silver Star Boulevard)
    Every Thursday – 2 to 6:30 p.m. – By appointment only: Book now
    Brought to you by: Carefirst Seniors and Community Services Association and Carefirst Family Health Team

Stay updated for future dates and locations: SHN.ca/covid19-popup

Are you looking to get immediate testing for COVID-19?

Drop by our Pop-up Assessment Centres around Scarborough for walk-in testing.

Book your testing appointment at a COVID-19 Assessment Centre

Book your testing appointment at a COVID-19 Assessment Centre

If you are in one of the groups that is eligible for testing at an Assessment Centre, please complete the booking form below to make an appointment. For support completing the form, please call 416-495-2601 (daily between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.). For questions not related to your appointment, please email covidassessmentcentre@shn.ca.

Information on getting tested

You must have your Health Card or photo I.D. to be tested.

Information on getting tested

You must have your Health Card or photo I.D. to be tested.

CICS

Download or print:   What to expect

What to do when you arrive for your appointment

Please arrive 10 minutes before your appointment to allow time for parking and accessing the Assessment Centre.


Park in the parking lot, located at the back of the building.


Follow the signage for the COVID-19 Assessment Centre to the back entrance of the building.


You will be registered by one of our registration clerks, seen by the nurse and have your nasal swab completed.

What to do after your test is completed

Please proceed back to the parking lot.


Ensure you follow any instructions provided to you by the nurse regarding self-monitoring and self-isolation.


If your symptoms become severe (difficulty breathing, chest pain/tightness/crushing sensation, feeling confused, loss of consciousness) please call 911 or visit the closest Emergency department right away.

How to get your results

If you have taken a COVID-19 test, you can access and view your test results through the Ministry of Health’s online tool.

UTSC

Download or print:   What to expect   |   Print Parking Permit 

What to do when you arrive for your appointment

Please arrive 10 minutes before your appointment to allow time for parking and accessing the Assessment Centre.


Park at Parking Lot A. Make sure you print a parking permit or obtain one from the main entrance of the Assessment Centre. You are required to display the permit on the front dash of your vehicle while parked. 


Follow the signage for the COVID-19 Assessment Centre.


You will be registered by one of our registration clerks, seen by the nurse and have your nasal swab completed.

What to do after your test is completed

Please proceed directly to your vehicle or transportation. Do not enter other areas on campus.


Ensure you follow any instructions provided to you by the nurse regarding self-monitoring and self-isolation.


If your symptoms become severe (difficulty breathing, chest pain/tightness/crushing sensation, feeling confused, loss of consciousness) please call 911 or visit the closest Emergency department right away.

How to get your results

If you have taken a COVID-19 test, you can access and view your test results through the Ministry of Health’s online tool.

CICS

Download or print:   What to expect

What to do when you arrive for your appointment

Please arrive 10 minutes before your appointment to allow time for parking and accessing the Assessment Centre.


Park in the visitor parking lot. Make sure you keep your parking slip.


Follow the signage for the COVID-19 Assessment Centre.


You will be registered by one of our registration clerks, seen by the nurse and have your nasal swab completed.

What to do after your test is completed

You will receive a parking voucher following your test. Please proceed back to the parking lot.


When you exit the parking lot, insert the parking slip you received upon arrival, followed by the parking voucher. The gates will then open to allow your exit.


Ensure you follow any instructions provided to you by the nurse regarding self-monitoring and self-isolation.


If your symptoms become severe (difficulty breathing, chest pain/tightness/crushing sensation, feeling confused, loss of consciousness) please call 911 or visit the closest Emergency department right away.

How to get your results

If you have taken a COVID-19 test, you can access and view your test results through the Ministry of Health’s online tool.

UTSC

Download or print:   What to expect   |   Free Parking Permit 

What to do when you arrive for your appointment

Please arrive 10 minutes before your appointment to allow time for parking and accessing the Assessment Centre.


Park at Parking Lot A. Make sure you print and complete a free parking permit and display it on the front dash of your vehicle while parked.


Follow the signage for the COVID-19 Assessment Centre.


You will be registered by one of our registration clerks, seen by the nurse and have your nasal swab completed.

What to do after your test is completed

Please proceed directly to your vehicle or transportation. Do not enter other areas on campus.


Ensure you follow any instructions provided to you by the nurse regarding self-monitoring and self-isolation.


If your symptoms become severe (difficulty breathing, chest pain/tightness/crushing sensation, feeling confused, loss of consciousness) please call 911 or visit the closest Emergency department right away.

How to get your results

If you have taken a COVID-19 test, you can access and view your test results through the Ministry of Health’s online tool.

Locations

CICS

2330 Midland Avenue


Hours of operation
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Seven days a week


Off of Midland Avenue and Emblem Court. Please follow the directions on-site to the back entrance of the building.


For more details on arriving for your appointment and after completing your test, view instructions.

University of Toronto Scarborough

UTSC
(Highland Hall)
1265 Military Trail


Hours of operation
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Seven days a week


Off of Military Trail by the Bus Loop and Parking Lot A, inside Highland Hall. Please follow the directions on-site to the side entrance of Highland Hall.


If you are driving, free parking is available in Parking Lot A, off of Military Trail. Please print a parking permit – you are required to display the permit on the front dash of your vehicle while parked.


For more details on arriving for your appointment and after completing your test, view instructions.

Cold/Flu/COVID-19 Clinic

General hospital

General hospital
3050 Lawrence Ave. E.


Our new Cold/Flu/COVID-19 Clinic, located at our General hospital, is for patients who develop moderate symptoms common to COVID-19, the flu or a cold and need to see a doctor.

You may book an appointment at SHN’s Cold/Flu/COVID-19 Clinic if you if you want to see a physician for an assessment and you have any of the following moderate symptoms:

  • Fever (temperature of 37.8 degrees °C or above) that’s not caused from a known infection or illness
  • Any worsening: Cough, shortness of breath, sore throat or hoarse voice, runny nose or sneezing, nasal congestion, loss of taste or smell, nausea and vomiting, or diarrhea, or abdominal pain, flu-like illness, or pink eye/redness of eye(s)

Other resources

Hotlines

Telehealth Ontario
1-866-797-0000

Association of Local Public Health Agencies
416-595-0006

Toronto Public Health
416-338-7600

Self-Assessment Tool

You can use the Government of Ontario’s self-assessment tool to help determine if you need to seek further care.

Self-Assessment Tool

Access your test results

If you have taken a COVID-19 test, you can access and view your test results from the Ministry of Health online through a new user-friendly tool. This is maintained by Ontario Health on behalf of the Ministry.

Access your results