COVID-19 Mobile Units in Elmsdale, Dutch Settlement this weekend

COVID19 mobile unit. (NSH Photo)

ELMSDALE/DUTCH SETTLEMENT: Public Health’s Mobile Units will be visiting the area this weekend.

The mobile units will be here to offer free PCR COVID-19 testing to all ages. The PCR swish and gargle test will be on site for ages 4 to 18.

Testing is free and available to anyone who:

·      is experiencing symptoms

·      has no symptoms (asymptomatic)

·      has been to a potential exposure site, or

·      is a close contact of a positive case of COVID-19.

The Public Health Mobile Unit will be available for booked appointments and drop-ins at the following locations: 

·      Royal Canadian Legion Branch 48 (850 Hwy. 2, Elsmdale) Saturday, Nov. 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Drop-in and booked appointments 

·      Dutch Settlement Elementary School (990 Hwy. 277) Sunday, Nov. 21 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Drop-in and booked appointments

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To book a COVID-19 test, please visit or call 811. Drop-ins are based on availability.  Please bring your ID and health card if you have one.   To see all the upcoming Public Health Mobile Unit locations visit:

Important notes when visiting the mobile unit:

·      Unless you have symptoms, you do not need to self-isolate while you wait for your results, unless directly advised by Public Health to isolate.

·      The testing method is standard PCR swab or Swish and Gargle for children and youth. Preparation is required for gargle testing. View instructions.

·      Please bring your health card with you, if you have one.

·      When testing is offered outside, please dress accordingly.

In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: .