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Rapid Testing for Workplaces

This program for organizations seeking a rapid antigen symptomatic testing program for their workplace will wind down in September 2023.

Last updated: September 20, 2023

If you received a rapid antigen test to use at home, follow the link below.
At-home rapid testing

How to access rapid POC tests for workplaces

Small and medium organizations (10 to 199 employees) can access rapid COVID-19 tests from pharmacies for workplace testing initiatives.


How to register and get kits

  1. Register your organization online through the Health Canada registration.
  2. Review the Guidelines and requirements for at-home COVID-19 antigen rapid tests.
  3. Review the list of participating pharmacies for pick-up location. 

Test kits are provided for free by the Government of Canada; pharmacies may charge up to $14 per kit for handling and training fees.

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) program has ended. Orders for rapid antigen tests submitted before September 15, 2023 will be filled. After September 15, rapid antigen tests will continue to be available to individuals at community pharmacies.

When a POC testing program is in place, this does not replace or allow for the relaxing of existing public health measures. 

Resources and training materials



Reporting positive results using the PHSA eForm
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