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Important information about the COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing Site at Vanier Community Service Centre

The COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing Site at Vanier Community Service Centre is a temporary out-of- hospital clinic where people will be assessed by a health-care provider and tested for COVID-19 if required. This testing site is a collaboration between the Ottawa Health Team - Équipe Santé Ottawa, the Ottawa East Ontario Health Team, Ottawa Public Health, the City of Ottawa, Hôpital Montfort, Vanier Community Service Centre, and a number of additional community partners.

Important:  You do NOT need to contact Ottawa Public Health before going to an assessment centre or before attending the Vanier Community Service Centre Pop-Up Testing Site.

Please read the following before booking an appointment at the Vanier Community Service Centre Pop-Up Testing Site

Important information about booking an appointment:

This pop-up testing site serves residents who face barriers accessing other testing locations. This response extends well beyond testing-only to include access to other social supports including food, housing and health education.

Residents who meet the testing criteria and who don't have a car, experience language barriers, or who need additional supports to self-isolate are encouraged to book an appointment by calling 613- 288-5353. This number is answered from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday. This number is not available over the weekend.

If you need to cancel your appointment, you may do so by calling 613-288-5353.

Residents who do not experience similar barriers are encouraged to access other testing sites in Ottawa.

Testing is available for anyone older than 6 months of age.
You do not need to have an OHIP card to be tested, but if you have one, please bring it.

Important information about attending your appointment:

All patients must wear a mask.

Please follow all signage while attending your appointment. The safety of you and the health care providers is our highest priority.

Location and hours:

Vanier Community Services Centre (Centre Francophone)

270 Marier Avenue

Open 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Note:  Residents wanting to get tested at the Vanier Community Services Centre (Centre Francophone) or access other social supports must use the entrance at 270 Marier Avenue.