COVID-19 Drive-thru Assessment Centre

The COVID-19 drive-thru Assessment Centre on Coventry Rd. is an out-of-hospital testing site where people with pre-booked appointments can get tested by a health-care provider from their cars. It is operated by The Ottawa Hospital, in partnership with Ottawa Public Health and the City of Ottawa.

Important note: The Drive-thru Assessment Centre on Coventry Rd. is available by appointment only.

  • Minors under the age of 14 will not be tested at this location.
  • A maximum of four people per vehicle can be tested. Each individual must have their own appointment booked for the same day.

How does the COVID-19 Drive-thru Assessment Centre work?

Patients will remain in their vehicle for the duration of their testing. Patients with appointments will be directed to drive to a testing area, where a test will be administered. The assessment centre includes signage and security personnel to direct patients to the appropriate waiting and testing areas.

For more information, please visit this OPH webpage.