COVID Testing

If you are experiencing the following symptoms do not come to the NYGH Cough, Cold and COVID Test Clinic.
Please call 911 or proceed to the nearest Emergency Department: 

- Difficulty breathing
- New disorientation, confusion, or decrease in level of consciousness
- Fever lasting over 4 days
- Chest pain/pressure 

North York General Hospital (NYGH) has expanded the scope of services for the North York Cough, Cold and COVID Test Clinic (formerly the Branson COVID Assessment Centre at our NYGH Finch site), located at 555 Finch Avenue W. Clinic bookings are by appointment only and are for individuals who meet the criteria.

About the North York Cough, Cold and COVID Test Clinic:

The North York Cough, Cold and COVID Test Clinic provides assessment and testing for people with symptoms related to COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses. If a patient presents with symptoms outside the scope of the clinic or requires further testing, they may be advised to follow up with their family doctor or be redirected to the emergency department if necessary.

People who have new or worsening COVID-19 symptoms, cold symptoms (including earache), and/or a cough, or individuals who have had close contact with someone who recently tested positive for COVID-19 may book an appointment to visit the North York Cough, Cold and COVID Test Clinic. The full list of criteria can be found here. The clinic does not administer tests for international travel.

Do not visit the North York Cough, Cold and COVID Test Clinic if you are experiencing the following symptoms. Call 9-1-1 or visit your nearest emergency department:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • New disorientation, confusion, or decrease in level of consciousness
  • Fever lasting over 4 days
  • Chest pain/pressure
  • Continuous vomiting and/or dehydration

How to find us:

North York Cough, Cold and COVID Test Clinic
555 Finch Avenue West (West entrance) M2R 1N5
Hours: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. / Saturday and Sunday – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

COVID-19 testing is also available at Parkway Forest Community Centre Saturday's 12 noon to 5 p.m. (through November 27 only). NO appointment needed.

Book online or call 416-635-2509 (daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.). Please note the test clinic does not conduct testing for travel.

Book your Cough, Cold and COVID Test Clinic appointment here