Mobile Unit to provide free COVID-19 testing in Lower Sackville

COVID19 mobile unit. (NSH Photo)

LOWER SACKVILLE: The Public Health Mobile Unit is heading to Lower Sackville to offer free PCR COVID-19 testing to all ages three times over the next week.

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 location: 

Sackville Royal Canadian Legion (45 Sackville Cross Rd., Lower Sackville)

Monday, Nov. 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 3, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Drop-in or by appointment. 

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: