Symptoms : Fever, Cough, Shortness of Breath, Sore Throat, Lethargy, Muscle Aches or Pains, headache, Nausea, Diarrhea or Abdomen Pain, Pinkeye, Loss of Sense of Taste or Smell
If you have symptoms of COVID-19 :
Stay home, do not go to the hospital or doctor's office. Complete the online, self-assessment, call Telehealth (1-866-797-0000) or the Durham Public Health Department (1-800-841-2729) or, call your doctor's office for instructions and advice.
Important resources to give you the information you need to know about COVID-19
Check out the web pages below for some great COVID-19 resources. These sites will provide you with accurate and relevant information to help ensure the health and safety of our community.
North Durham COVID Assessment Centre
Visit their website here
Feeling unwell? Cough/Cold symptoms in yourself or your child? You can be assessed by a physician at the Port Perry CAC (formally the Covid Assessment Center but now Cough And Cold Assessment Center). Same day appointments available 7 days a week from noon to 4pm. Just fill out the form (https://covid19swab.lh.ca/) and select "Physician Assessment" on the first page. Walk-ins are also welcome. Covid prescriptions and testing also available on site. Please consider this option to help relieve pressures on our ER and walk in clinic.
How to get a COVID-19 Swab
To get a swab, visit covidswab.lh.ca where you will fill out a screening survey and select your desired test location. You will then be given a test time and can drive up for your swab.
Getting your results
You should get your results within 48h of getting your COVID-19 swab. If there are high volumes of test, processing time may vary in length.