What is COVID-19?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), coronaviruses are a group of viruses that can cause both animals and humans to be ill. Coronaviruses in humans causes respiratory issues and COVID-19 is the name of the latest coronavirus disease in humans. Symptoms of this virus include, but is not limited to, “fever, tiredness, dry cough, aches & pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea”. These symptoms can mild to severe. 

Older individuals, individuals with medical problems and immunocompromised individuals have a higher chance of having severe illnesses from COVID-19.

COVID-19 Testing Centres in London

If you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms be sure to self-isolate and take an online self-assessment. Following that, you can contact your primary healthcare team or visit one of London’s testing centres:

Name

Location

Hours

Other Info

Pharmacy Assessment Centres

Search for a testing location close to you, using your postal code.

Find out location hours by searching for a testing location close to you, using your postal code.

Find out more information by searching for a testing location close to you, using your postal code.

Oakridge Assessment Centre

825 Valetta Street
N6H 2Z2

Monday to Friday
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Online appointment booking is available.

If you have accessibility issues or can’t access the internet, call 519-667-6886 at 9:00 AM, Monday to Friday, to book a test. 

Learn more about this location.

Carling Assessment Centre

656 Elizabeth Street
N5Y 2K6

Monday to Friday
9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Saturday and Sunday
11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Online appointment booking is available.

If you have accessibility issues or can’t access the internet, call 519-685-8500, ext. 75503, starting at 9:00 AM, Monday to Friday, to book a test.

Learn more about this location.

Western University Testing Centre

Western Student Recreation Centre
N6A 5B9

Find out the most up-to-date hours for this location.

For Western students, staff and faculty.

Learn more about this location.

Fanshawe College Testing Centre

1001 Fanshawe College Boulevard
N5Y 5R6

Monday to Thursday
7 AM to 6 PM

Friday
7 AM to 5 PM

For Fanshawe students and staff members.

Call 519-452-4230 to book an appointment. Walk-ins are not permitted at this time.

Learn more about this location.

COVID-19 Resources

COVID updates from the City of London 

COVID-19 Updates and Resources from Middlesex Health Unit

Curious London: LFP finds answers to your COVID-19 questions

A COVID-19 glossary: What the terms mean and some subtle differences

Community Services COVID Directory

Survey: Economic impacts of COVID-19

Multilingual Resources on COVID-19

List of COVID-19 Resources from Pillar Non-Profit

A Charity’s Guide to Canada’s COVID-19 Governmental Supports and Programs

Financial support from the Ontario government

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Apply for emergency assistance

How to apply for Canada’s Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Apply for EI sickness benefits

guide for which federal financial supports to apply for

Extensions on validations and deadlines

Ontario Strengthens Protections for Tenants

Emergency shelters and other support services

COVID-19 information and assistance for Veterans

Supports for Basic Needs

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Indigenous communities

Support for seniors and people with disabilities (PWD) 

COVID-19: Resources for seniors and their caregivers

Seniors for Seniors are available for seniors in the community that may need help and can be reached at 519-433-5000

Mental health, wellness and addictions support 

Resilience, adaptability and mental health

Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 

Coping with stress and anxiety

BounceBack: A free, evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) program for individuals 15 years and older

Kids Help Phone: For individuals 18 years and younger who need to talk to someone about their mental health

Good2Talk: A phone and texting service for post-secondary students.

Find other mental health resources here

COVID-19: reopening child care centres

Approach to reopening schools for the 2020-2021 school year

COVID-19: Support for students and parents 

Supports for children and youth

COVID-19 resources for parents and children

BounceBack: A free, evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) program for individuals 15 years and older

Kids Help Phone: For individuals 18 years and younger who need to talk to someone about their mental health

Working from Home During COVID, With and Without Children

A parent’s guide to online learning platforms

Approach to reopening schools for the 2020-2021 school year

COVID-19: Support for students and parents 

COVID-19 resources for youth and students

Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)

BounceBack: A free, evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) program for individuals 15 years and older

Kids Help Phone: For individuals 18 years and younger who need to talk to someone about their mental health

Good2Talk: A phone and texting service for post-secondary students.

COVID-19: Support for workers

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

COVID-19: Rent assistance for small businesses

COVID-19: Support for businesses

Resources to prevent COVID-19 in the workplace

Managing your business during COVID-19