Changes to London COVID-19 Assessment Centres

Effective October 5, the London COVID-19 Assessment Centres at Oakridge Arena (825 Valetta Street) and Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre (656 Elizabeth Street) are changing their operations to meet the testing needs for our community.

Oakridge Assessment Centre

Oakridge Assessment Centre will shift to booked appointments ONLY. The time card system will be discontinued at this location.
Patients to be prioritized at this site will be:
  • Symptomatic children ages 12 and under
  • Symptomatic essential health care workers
  • Asymptomatic individuals – limited to people who are:
    • Residents, workers, visitors or caregivers to a retirement home or long-term care facility
    • International students who have passed their 14-day quarantine period
    • Farm workers
    • Indigenous communities
    • Other setting specific populations as defined by the Chief Medical Officer of Health (example: pre-operative or pre-chemo)
Hours of operation:

9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday

To book an appointment at Oakridge:

call 519-667-6886 and follow the prompt, leaving your name, call-back number and reason for test. You will be called back within 2 business days.

Carling Assessment Centre

Carling Assessment Centre continue to use the time card same day appointment system.
This Centre will prioritize testing for adults and children who:
  • Have COVID-19 symptoms
  • Have been notified by Public Health or the COVID-19 Alert App that they have been exposed to a confirmed case of the virus
  • Live or work in a setting that has a COVID-19 outbreak as identified by Public Health
  • Are eligible for testing as part of a targeted testing initiative as determined by the Ministry of Health or Ministry of Long Term Care
Hours of operation:

9:00 am to 7:00 pm, 7 days a week.

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