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Assessment Centres are not permitted to provide testing for asymptomatic individuals who require a negative COVID-19 test in preparation for an upcoming international flight. Our Assessment Centres will not conduct tests for this purpose and do not have the paperwork that travellers require. - https://www.qhc.on.ca/covid-19.php

Effective December 31, 2021, PCR testing will only be recommended for individuals if they belong to the following groups:
Symptomatic people who fall into one of the following groups:

  • Hospitalized patients
  • Patients in Emergency Departments, at the discretion of the treating clinician
  • Patient-facing health care workers
  • Staff, residents, essential care providers, and visitors in hospitals and congregate living settings, including long-term care, retirement homes, First Nation elder care lodges, group homes, shelters, hospices, temporary foreign worker settings, and correctional institutions
  • Outpatients for whom COVID-19 treatment is being considered
  • Underhoused or homeless

-People who are from First Nation, Inuit, and Métis communities and individuals travelling into these communities for work
-Symptomatic elementary and secondary students and education staff who have received a PCR self-collection kit through their school
-People on admission/transfer to or from hospital or congregate living setting
-High-risk contacts and asymptomatic/symptomatic people in the context of confirmed or suspected outbreaks in high-risk settings, including hospitals, long-term care, retirement homes, other congregate living settings and institutions, and other settings as directed by the local public health unit
-Individuals, and one accompanying caregiver, with written prior approval for out-of-country medical services from the General Manager, OHIP
-Asymptomatic testing in hospital, long-term care, retirement homes and other congregate living settings and Institutions as per provincial guidance and/or Directives

https://news.ontario.ca/en/backgrounder/1001387/updated-eligibility-for-pcr-testing-and-case-and-contact-management-guidance-in-ontario