COVID-19 Hospital Services

HRH COVID-19 Testing, Vaccine and Treatment Centre (TVT) at Finch
Address: 2111 Finch Avenue West, York, Ontario M3N 1N1

Hours: 

COVID-19 Treatment – by referral only
Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

COVID-19 Testing – by appointment only, last appointment at 4:30 p.m.
Monday to Thursday
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

COVID-19 Vaccine – by appointment only, last appointment at 4:30 p.m.
Monday to Friday
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Following provincial testing guidelines, the following individuals qualify for testing:

• over 18 years old and immunocompromised (have an immune system that is weakened by a health condition or medications)
• over 70 years old
• over 60 years old with fewer than three vaccine doses
• over 18 years old with fewer than three vaccine doses and at least one of the following risk conditions:

o obesity
o diabetes
o heart disease, hypertension, congestive heart failure
o chronic respiratory disease (including cystic fibrosis)
o cerebral palsy
o intellectual or developmental disabilities
o sickle cell disease
o moderate or severe kidney disease
o moderate or severe liver disease
o pregnant and unvaccinated (zero doses)

You can also be tested if you have symptoms of COVID-19 and are:

• a staff member, volunteer, resident, inpatient, essential care provider, or visitor in the highest risk settings, which includes:

o hospitals and health care settings, including complex continuing care facilities and acute care facilities
o congregate living settings, such as long-term care and retirement homes, First Nation elder care lodges, group homes, shelters, hospices, temporary foreign worker settings, correctional institutions and hospital schools
o home and community care settings
• a student or staff at a Provincial Demonstration School or a hospital school
• someone who lives with a patient-facing health care worker and/or a worker in the highest risk setting
• an outpatient who requires a diagnostic test for clinical management
• a temporary foreign worker living in a congregate setting
• underhoused or experiencing homelessness
• pregnant
• a first responder, including firefighters, police and paramedics
• other individuals as directed by the local public health unit based on outbreak investigations in high-risk settings, etc.

Whether you have symptoms or not, you are eligible for PCR if you are:

  • are an individual from a First Nation, Inuit, Métis community, and/or who self-identifies as First Nation, Inuit, and Métis and their household members
  • are an individual travelling into First Nation, Inuit, Métis communities for work
  • are being admitted or transferred to or from a hospital or congregate living setting
  • are a close contact of someone in a confirmed or suspected outbreak in a highest risk setting, or other settings as directed by the local public health unit
  • are scheduled for a surgical procedure requiring general anesthetic in the next 24-48 hours
  • have written prior approval for out-of-country medical services from the General Manager of OHIP or are a caregiver for someone who does
  • are in a hospital, long-term care, retirement home or other congregate living setting, as directed by public health units, provincial guidance or other directives

Note: Individuals that do not meet these criteria would not be seen at the testing center. 

If you meet the above criteria, please book an appointment with us at the link below. If you do not meet the criteria you might qualify for either a clinical assessment or a self-assessment. Please review the tabs above.

HRH COVID-19 Testing, Vaccine and Treatment Centre (TVT) at Finch
Address: 2111 Finch Ave West, York, Ontario M3N1N1
Hours: Monday to Thursday 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m
Last appointment at 4:30 p.m
By appointment only

To book a rapid assessment, click the link below.
COVID-19 Assessment Test Booking

 

Safe and effective treatment for COVID-19 is available for people in our community. Treatment works best when given early.

Ontario Science Table Recommendations:
– Paxlovid: oral antiviral medication recommended for patients within 5 days of symptom onset
– Remdesivir: intravenous antiviral medication administered as a three-day course (can be alternative to Paxlovid) within 7 days of symptom onset

Who is Eligible?

Those that are:
– Over 18 years old and immunocompromised
– Age 70 and over
– Aged 60 and over with fewer than 3 vaccine doses
– Aged 18 and over with fewer than 3 vaccine doses and at least one risk condition

Health care providers can determine if antiviral treatment is appropriate for patients based on individual circumstances even if they do not belong to one of the groups listed.

Use Ontario’s antiviral screening Tool to help determine if you should be assessed for treatment.

Treatment is only available by referral directly from a practitioner.

Who can get vaccinated

All individuals aged five and older can book an appointment to get the  vaccine. Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself, your loved ones and our communities from COVID-19 and the highly-transmissible Omicron variant.

You can book a  vaccination appointment for:
– yourself
– a family member, friend or someone whose medical care and appointments you manage

More information on vaccines and eligibility can be found here.

Click here to book your vaccine

Novavax:

Individuals 18 or older are able to receive the Novavax vaccine if they have an allergy or contraindication to receive an mRNA vaccine, or if they have decided not to receive an mRNA vaccine.

If interested in receiving Novavax please email cacfinch@hrh.ca to arrange an appointment.