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COVID-19 Assessment Centre Changes

As of Monday, December 7, 2020

Appointments are required for COVID-19 Testing. Please call ahead to pre-register for one of the COVID-19 Assessment Centres in Picton or Bancroft. For Belleville and Trenton testing, please use the online pre-registration form when possible. For Napanee, pre-register to book a test or call before visiting.

Belleville/Trenton:
Phone: 613-921-5544. Open 7 days a week, 9:00am-5:00pm.
By appointment. Please fill out this form to be completed prior to arrival to speed up process, can also be completed over the phone.

Napanee:
Call before visiting: 613-354-8254. Open 7 days a week, 8:30am-3:30pm.
LACGH Westdale Campus at 12 Richmond Park Drive, Napanee

Picton:
By appointment only, appointments can be made by calling 613-813-6864. Open Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.

Bancroft:
613-332-2825 ext. 6224
Assessment centre open Monday-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm

Please be aware that, due to high volumes, wait times at the assessment centres can be an hour or more, and test results can take anywhere from 2 to 5 days.

For more information on testing please visit the Hastings Prince Edward Public Health Unit Website.

RE: COVID 19: Supporting Public Health’s call to avoid travel

“This past Friday our Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Piotr Oglaza issued a statement asking all residents in our communities to avoid unnecessary travel to other regions of the province,” said Reeve Phiilips “Dr. Oglaza’s request is one that I and my council fully support. The risk to our residents from COVID-19 is real and we need to take individual actions, like avoiding unnecessary travel, to keep ourselves and our neighbours safe.” said Reeve Phillips

“We urge everyone in our municipality to follow Dr. Oglaza’s advice. It just makes good sense. If we all work together, we can protect each other. Let us do our part to keep our County and our municipality in the green zone!” concluded Reeve Phillips.

Rick Phillips
Reeve
The Corporation of the Township of Tyendinaga
859 Melrose Road, Shannonville, ON, K0K 3A0
(613) 396-1944

“As of 12:00 pm this afternoon, March 31, 2020 I have declared a Public Emergency in accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act,”, states Rick Phillips, Reeve of the Township of Tyendinaga.
“Having conferred with my fellow Township Councilors and our senior staff, it is my opinion that it is necessary for me as Reeve, to make the declaration at this time. We are taking these measures for the following reasons:

  • A strong show of support for the Provincial Government, Hastings County and all other local and municipal Declarations of Emergency.
  • To support the continuity of operations of the Township in order to continue to provide services to the residents in our Township.
  • Taking the necessary actions to support the health and safety of our staff.

“The Township of Tyendinaga has already taken steps to ensure that it has its continuity of operations plans in place and continues to deliver essential/critical services to the public. We have taken the necessary step of closing our Municipal Office, Library, Fire Hall and Recreation Facilities to the walk-in public. Our staff continue to provide services through on-line and phone arrangements,” added Phillips.
“On behalf of The Township of Tyendinaga we strongly believe in and recommend all residents of every municipality follow the social distancing and isolation guidelines being promoted by our health care experts. We will continue to support our neighboring municipalities, residents and staff during this unprecedented event.” stated Phillips.

“As of 8:30 a.m. this morning, March 26, 2020 I have declared a Public Emergency in accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act,” states Rick Phillips, Warden of Hastings County.

“Having conferred with my fellow County Councillors and our senior leadership team it is my opinion that it is necessary for me as Warden, to make the declaration at this time. There are four main reasons for this critical action,” said Phillips:

  • A strong show of support for the Provincial Declaration of Emergency;
  • To support the continuity of operations of the County in order to continue to provide services to the residents in our Manors, patients of our paramedic services, our clients and the public;
  • Taking the necessary actions to support the health and safety of our staff;
  • To support where we can, the operations of our local member municipalities.