COVID-19 Testing Information

May 15th, 2020

COVID-19 testing is available at local testing and assessment centres, including at local hospitals. A referral is not required.

The SMGH COVID-19 Testing Clinic is located at 50 Bathurst Drive, Unit 1, Waterloo. 

Testing is available for:

  • Anyone with at least one symptom
  • Anyone concerned they have been exposed to COVID-19
  • Anyone who is at risk of exposure to COVID-19 through their employment (e.g. health care workers, grocery store employees, food processing employees)

If you require urgent care, call 911 or visit the hospital emergency department and advise them of your symptoms and travel history, if applicable.

Please call the assessment centres below to schedule an appointment for testing. No one who is symptomatic or who is concerned that they have been exposed to COVID-19 will be declined a test at an assessment centre.

Click here for local information on testing and assessment and how to conduct a self-assessment. 

  • St. Mary’s General Hospital COVID-19 Testing Centre
    • Hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • A referral is not required
    • A doctor or patient can call 519-885-9517 to schedule an appointment or a doctor can fax a completed COVID-19 referral form to 519-885-1242
  • Grand River Hospital COVID-19 Testing Centre
    • Hours of operation: 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    • A referral is not required
    • A doctor or patient can call 519-749-4300 ext. 6824 to schedule an appointment OR a doctor can fax a completed COVID-19 referral form to 519-749-4257