Eastern Health Opens Additional Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing on the Burin Peninsula

UPDATE: October 24, 2021 – Eastern Health’s additional drive-through COVID-19 Testing Clinic on the Burin Peninsula on Sunday Oct. 24, is operating extended hours to accommodate the increase demand for testing in the area.

October 22, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health is offering a temporary COVID-19 testing clinic on the Burin Peninsula this weekend, in response to a recent rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in the region.

Testing is available by appointment only and will be held at the Marystown Community Service Building, 10-12 Harris Drive Industrial Park on:

  • Sunday, October 24 from 9:00 a.m. to midnight.

To book an appointment for testing, please complete the COVID-19 self-assessment and testing referral tool online at https://covidassessment.nlchi.nl.ca/. Individuals can call 811 if unable to complete the online assessment. Individuals are advised that COVID-19 test results are usually available within 24-72 hours and are directed to follow Public Health guidelines for self-isolation and retesting.

Eastern Health would like to remind the public that appointments are required for COVID-19 testing clinics across the region. Individuals are advised to complete the COVID-19 self-assessment and testing referral tool if they are experiencing any one or more symptoms of COVID-19.

Individuals who are not​ seriously ill are reminded to avoid hospital emergency departments. In case of an emergency, individuals should proceed to the nearest emergency department or call 911 for an ambulance.

Information about COVID-19 vaccination clinics is available on Eastern Health’s website at: www.easternhealth.ca/covid19/vaccine.

Eastern Health would like to thank the public for their co-operation.

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Last updated: 2021-10-24