Nova Scotia ramps up mobile COVID-19 testing

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Nova Scotia is deploying mobile public health units across the province this week to provide free, drop-in COVID-19 testing. Testing will be available at locations in all four health zones.
Nova Scotia is deploying mobile public health units across the province this week to provide free, drop-in COVID-19 testing.

The testing method will be the standard PCR swab or swish and gargle for children and youth. Testing is free and open to all Nova Scotians and visitors to the province.

Testing asymptomatic people is a key part of limiting the spread of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, said the province in a news release.

People with only mild symptoms such as a headache, sore throat, cough or nasal congestion are also being encouraged to get tested at one of the drop-in centres.

Testing will be available at locations in all four health zones:

Fortress Senior's Club at 11 Mitchell St,. Louisbourg, on Monday, Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

at 11 Mitchell St,. Louisbourg, on Monday, Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tantallon Public Library at 3646 Hammonds Plains Rd., Upper Tantallon, on Monday, Aug. 9 from noon to 5 p.m.

at 3646 Hammonds Plains Rd., Upper…
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