Oxford County has 2 Covid-19 assesement centres within its limits, and 3 nearby ones to Oxford County. You can visit these centres if you’re concerned about having contracted covid-19.

Some of these centres are appointment only. This means you will need a referral before coming here so they can be ready to go. Some ways of getting a referral to be tested are:

  1. Call Telehealth Ontario
  2. Contact the local public health unit
  3. Talk to your general physician
  4. Through your occupation

The symptoms of Covid-19 follow:

Most common:

  1. Dry cough
  2. Sore throat
  3. Tiredness
  4. Fever

Less common:

  1. Aches and pain
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Conjunctivitis
  4. Headache
  5. Loss of taste or smell
  6. Rash on skin or discolouration of fingers or toes

If you have one of the following symptoms, get immediate medical attention:

  1. Loss of speech and/or movement
  2. Difficult breathing and/or shortness of breath
  3. Chest pain or pressure

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The local testing centres in Oxford County are:

  1. (requires appointment) Woodstock General Hospital
    Southwestern Public Health
    310 Juliana Drive
    Woodstock, ON
    N4V 0A4
    +1 (855) 905 6148 | www.wgh.on.ca
    Monday – Friday: 8 am to 4 pm 
  2. (requires appointment) Tilllsonburg District Memorial Hospital
    Southwestern Public Health
    17 Bear Street
    Tilsonburg, ON
    N4G 1V4
    +1 (519) 842-3611 | www.tillsonburghospital.on.ca
    Monday – Friday: 8 am to 4 pm

Testing centres outside of Oxford but may be closer or easier to some residents in the region:
* Please note, that these assessement centres may be in a different health unit and you will need to confirm with them your address to see if you can go for testing there.

  1. Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre
    St. Joseph’s Healthcare London and London Health Sciences Centre
    Middlesex-London Health Unit
    656 Elizabeth Street
    London, ON
    N5Y 6L3
    Monday – Sunday: 11 am to 7 pm 
  2. Oakridge Arena
    London Health Science / St. Joseph’s Healthcare London / Middlesex PHU
    Middlesex-London Health Unit
    825 Valetta Street
    London, ON
    N6H 2Z2
    Monday – Friday: 9 am to 5 pm 
  3. (requires appointment) Stratford General Hospital
    Huron Perth Health Unit
    46 General Hospital Drive
    Stratford, ON
    N5A 2Y6
    (519) 272 8210 ext 2747
    Monday – Friday: 10:30 am to 9:30 pm

For members in the Oxford region, you can contact our local public health department at Southwestern Public Health with questions.

+1 (800) 922 0096 | www.swpublichealth.ca

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