Patients are being advised to use the self-assessment tool to determine if they should be tested for COVID-19.
Those who fit the criteria and suspect they may have COVID-19 can obtain a referral to a community testing site by phoning 811 or contacting their family physician, their nurse practitioner or their local Public Health Communicable Disease Control office, said information on the Government of Saskatchewan website.
Addresses for specific COVID-19 testing sites and COVID-19 Assessment and Treatment Centres are provided to patients after referrals are made and testing is booked. Patients will be informed of the address during those conversations.
The following locations perform COVID-19 screening and testing only. No patient assessment or care is performed at these locations.
Assiniboia, Beauval, Birch Narrows, Black Lake, Buffalo Narrows, Buffalo River, Canoe Lake, Cumberland House & Cumberland House FN, Deschambault Lake, English River, Estevan, File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council, Fond du Lac, Fort Qu’Appelle, Hatchet Lake, Hudson Bay, Humboldt, Ile La Crosse, Indian Head, Kamsack, Kindersley, La Loche, La Ronge, Lloydminster, Maidstone/Lashburn, Maple Creek, Meadow Lake, Melfort, Melville, Montreal Lake, Moose Jaw, Moosomin, Nipawin, North Battleford, Onion Lake, Outlook, Pelican Narrows, Prince Albert, Red Earth & Shoal Lake, Regina, Rosthern, Saskatoon, Shellbrook, Southend, Stanley Mission, Swift Current, Tisdale, Touchwood Agency Tribal Council, Turtleford, Unity, Wadena, Waterhen Lake, Weyburn and Yorkton.
“We understand that residents have questions about COVID-19 in Saskatchewan. If you have recently traveled internationally and are experiencing respiratory or flu-like symptoms, please call HealthLine 811. Public inquiries may be directed to COVID19@health.gov.sk.ca. You can also contact your local Pubic Health Office.,” the website stated.