Assessment Centres

The health of our people, patients, residents and community continues to be a top priority as we work together to respond to the the COVID-19 pandemic. To help reduce of the spread COVID-19, North York General Hospital is providing assessment and testing.  

Please note testing guidelines have changed in Ontario

People should only seek testing at COVID-19 assessment centres if you are:

  • Showing COVID-19 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; 
  • A resident, visiting a resident or work in an at-risk setting, such as a long-term care home, homeless shelter or other congregate setting;

  • Scheduled for surgery;

  • Included in setting-specific populations, as outlined in CMOH guidance (e.g., asymptomatic cancer patients); and

  • An international student who has passed the 14-day quarantine period

Check the Ministry of Health website for select pharmacies offering COVID tests to those without symptoms.

*Due to high volumes, COVID-19 test results may take up to four days to become available. We are not able to expedite test resultsThank you for your patience.