Walk-in appointments for COVID-19 Testing in the Central region today, Friday January 7, 2022

Updated: Jan 7

January 6, 2022


Central Health would like to advise that walk-in appointments for COVID 19 testing will be available in the Central Region on Friday, January 7, 2022 at the following locations and times:

  • Gander Academy, Fraser Road

  • 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

  • Harbour Breton Lion’s Club

  • 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

  • Twillingate United Church

  • 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

All the above-mentioned clinics are walk-in – NO APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED.


Testing is available for individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • If you are a close contact of someone with COVID 19 and DO NOT have symptoms, you may proceed to testing.

  • If you are a close contact with symptoms, you do not require testing. You are considered a positive case. Please visit https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/public-health-guidance/testing/if-you-test-positive/ for guidance for positive cases

  • If you are a close contact with symptoms you should proceed to get a PCR test if:

  • You work in health care (hospital, long-term care, personal care home, home support, paramedicine).

  • You are a first responder (RCMP, RNC, career and volunteer firefighters).

  • You work with the Coast Guard.

  • You work in a correctional facility.

  • You work in or attend a day care, emergency shelter, transition house, or other housing program serving vulnerable populations.

  • You live in a long-term care facility, personal care home, community care home, or assisted living facility.

  • If you have symptoms but have not been identified as a close contact of a positive case it is recommended that you still get tested


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Gayle St. Croix

Director of Communications and Government Relations

Gayle.StCroix@centralhealth.nl.ca




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