Rapid home testing

To reduce the risk of outbreaks, rapid tests for COVID-19 antigens are now available to the general public at no cost. They are available in most pharmacies.

 

Priority PCR testing at the screening clinic

Due to an increase in the number of infections, PCR testing at the screening clinic is now reserved for certain higher priority clients. More details.

 

Consult the testing service offering, with or without an appointment, for the following regions :

    Instructions for people waiting for a test result 

    Documents to read after being tested: 

    Depending on the situation :

    You are a close contact of someone who has COVID-19 

    You have COVID-19

    You returned from a trip abroad

    Useful links

    Request for certificate confirming isolation period

    The Public Health Department of the CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale does not issue certificates confirming that someone needs to be in isolation.

    To prove to your employer or insurance provider (or other) that the CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale does not provide certificates confirming the need for a period of isolation, present the following document in printed form (in French only) or on a mobile device.

    Before sending your request, we invite you to consult the Frequently Asked Questions section. It contains information that can give you immediate answers to your questions. 

    Disclosure of test results

    Negative results are sent by text message, email or telephone depending on the mode of communication selected by users during the screening test. If you have chosen email communication, be sure to check your spam folder to ensure receipt of the message containing your test result.

    Positive results are given over the telephone by the Public Health Department. If you have tested positive, you will receive instructions by email from the Public Health Department of the CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale.

    If you are named as a contact by someone who has tested positive, you will also receive instructions by email from the Public Health Department of the CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale.

    Request for the disclosure of a COVID-19 test result 

    If you have not received your test result after 7 days:

    • Fill out the request form below,
    • or call 418 821-0267,
    • or 1 833 518-0360 (toll-free number).

    We ask you to please wait the recommended time before phoning or submitting a request. You must use only one method of communication (online form or voicemail) and only if you have not received your result after 7 days.

    Disclosure of a COVID-19 test result form

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