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COVID-19 Testing and Treatment

If you have respiratory symptoms (cough, sore throat, stuffy nose, etc.), please stay home and take Ontario’s self-assessment for recommendations on what to do next.

Eligibility for PCR or rapid molecular testing

If you’re at higher risk of severe outcomes from COVID‑19, and would benefit from anti-viral treatment, you’re eligible for PCR or rapid molecular testing and should seek out testing as soon as possible if you develop symptoms. Learn more at

Rapid Antigen Tests can also be used to confirm COVID-19 infection if you are symptomatic, at high-risk of severe outcomes and would benefit from anti-viral treatment. While supplies last, free Rapid Antigen Tests are available at the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) in London, Ontario (located inside Citi Plaza, 110-355 Wellington St.). Please visit the MLHU’s reception area between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, to be provided with a Rapid Antigen Test.

COVID-19 Antiviral Treatments

Antiviral treatments for COVID-19 can prevent serious illness if taken quickly after symptoms start (within the first few days). They’re available in Ontario for free to anyone with a prescription. A physician, nurse practitioner or participating pharmacist can prescribe treatment if it’s right for you and if you’re at higher risk of serious illness.

To see if you’re eligible for COVID-19 antiviral treatments, please visit

Date of creation: January 27, 2020
Last modified on: December 7, 2023