MAP: Ontario expands COVID-19 testing to these 53 pharmacies

News Sep 23, 2020 by Veronica Appia Megan DeLaire Toronto.com

The Ontario government has announced it will be expanding COVID-19 testing to select pharmacy locations.

Beginning Friday, Sept. 25, 53 Ontario pharmacies will be offering tests by appointment only, relieving some of the long wait times residents are experiencing at testing centres across the province.

The pharmacies, which include Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall and other independent locations, will be providing the COVID tests free of charge and may choose to test individuals not experiencing any visible symptoms.

Ontarians making appointments at the pharmacies must follow COVID-19 safety measures, including wearing a mask, ensuring hands are sanitized and maintaining physical distance.

"We rely on our pharmacists for our flu shots, prescriptions, and important health advice for ourselves and our families," Premier Doug Ford said Sept. 23. "It makes sense to engage them as key partners in delivering more COVID-19 testing.

Check the map below to find a testing location near you. 

MAP: Ontario expands COVID-19 testing to these 53 pharmacies

Locations include Shoppers Drug Mart and Rexall, among others

News Sep 23, 2020 by Veronica Appia Megan DeLaire Toronto.com

The Ontario government has announced it will be expanding COVID-19 testing to select pharmacy locations.

Beginning Friday, Sept. 25, 53 Ontario pharmacies will be offering tests by appointment only, relieving some of the long wait times residents are experiencing at testing centres across the province.

The pharmacies, which include Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall and other independent locations, will be providing the COVID tests free of charge and may choose to test individuals not experiencing any visible symptoms.

Ontarians making appointments at the pharmacies must follow COVID-19 safety measures, including wearing a mask, ensuring hands are sanitized and maintaining physical distance.

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"We rely on our pharmacists for our flu shots, prescriptions, and important health advice for ourselves and our families," Premier Doug Ford said Sept. 23. "It makes sense to engage them as key partners in delivering more COVID-19 testing.

Check the map below to find a testing location near you. 

MAP: Ontario expands COVID-19 testing to these 53 pharmacies

Locations include Shoppers Drug Mart and Rexall, among others

News Sep 23, 2020 by Veronica Appia Megan DeLaire Toronto.com

The Ontario government has announced it will be expanding COVID-19 testing to select pharmacy locations.

Beginning Friday, Sept. 25, 53 Ontario pharmacies will be offering tests by appointment only, relieving some of the long wait times residents are experiencing at testing centres across the province.

The pharmacies, which include Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall and other independent locations, will be providing the COVID tests free of charge and may choose to test individuals not experiencing any visible symptoms.

Ontarians making appointments at the pharmacies must follow COVID-19 safety measures, including wearing a mask, ensuring hands are sanitized and maintaining physical distance.

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"We rely on our pharmacists for our flu shots, prescriptions, and important health advice for ourselves and our families," Premier Doug Ford said Sept. 23. "It makes sense to engage them as key partners in delivering more COVID-19 testing.

Check the map below to find a testing location near you.