Peterborough drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic will run weekdays until further notice

Hours for Kinsmen Civic Centre clinic for residents without symptoms will change on July 27

The drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic at Kinsmen Civic Centre in Peterborough for residents without symptoms has been running since May 27, 2020. (Photo: Peterborough Paramedics / Twitter)
The drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic at Kinsmen Civic Centre in Peterborough for residents without symptoms has been running since May 27, 2020. (Photo: Peterborough Paramedics / Twitter)

The drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic at the Kinsmen Civic Centre in Peterborough will continue to operate on weekdays until further notice.

Until Friday, July 24th, the clinic will be open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Beginning on Monday, July 27th, the clinic’s new hours will be 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Let by Peterborough Paramedics with support from Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC), the City of Peterborough, and Peterborough Public Health, the drive-through clinic at 1 Kinsmen Way is for residents without any symptoms of COVID-19 who wish to be tested.

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Testing is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Bring your Ontario health card with you. Children under one year old will not be swabbed at this clinic and should be referred to their family healthcare provider for testing.

Peterborough residents with symptoms of COVID-19 — or residents with or without symptoms who wish to be tested on the weekend — can call the COVID-19 Assessment Centre at PRHC at 705-876-5086 to book an appointment.

The PRHC Assessment Centre runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily by appointment only.

 

This story has been updated to correct an error in the original media release. The clinic’s new hours beginning on Monday, July 27th will be 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., not 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.