Effective Friday, December 24, the Carling COVID-19 Assessment Centre is adjusting operating hours to accommodate the holidays and ensure they can meet the testing needs of the community.
The Centre will be operating with reduced hours on the following days:
- Friday, December 24 – hours of operation are 9:20 am to 4:30 pm
- Saturday, December 25 – hours of operation are 10:20 am to 1:30 pm
Carling will resume regular hours of operation starting Sunday, December 26, with the centre being open from 9:20 am to 6:30 pm.
Telephone booking will be unavailable from Friday, December 24 until Monday, December 27, and on Monday, January 3. Phone lines will open again on Tuesday, December 28, at 9:00 AM, and Tuesday, January 4, at 9:00 AM, respectively.
Online booking is available for the Carling Assessment Centre, with appointments for Friday, December 24, becoming available on Sunday, December 19, at 7:00 PM. Appointments can be booked online at www.covidtestinglm.ca/online-booking.
We ask that the general public book their COVID-19 testing appointments online as much as possible. Questions can also be directed to the Assessment Centre through www.covidtestinglm.ca.
The Carling Assessment Centre will only test those who fall within the Ontario provincial guidelines. This includes individuals who:
- Are showing COVID-19 symptoms.
- Have been exposed to a confirmed case of the virus, as informed by Middlesex-London Health Unit or exposure notification through the COVID Alert app; or
- Live or work in a setting that has a COVID-19 outbreak, as identified and informed by Middlesex-London Health Unit; or
- Have no symptoms and require a test as an essential health worker, for Long Term Care visits, a medical procedure, cancer treatment, or;
- Are eligible for testing as part of a targeted testing initiative:
- Residents or workers in homeless shelters or other congregate settings
- International students that have passed their 14-day quarantine period
- Farm workers
- Individuals who identify as Indigenous
- Individuals, and one accompanying caregiver, with written prior approval for out-of-country medical services from the General Manager, OHIP
- Individuals who are travelling into remote/isolated First Nation and Indigenous communities for work purposes.