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Dr. Diana Whellams, MPH, MD, FRCPC

BC Lab Director, CCB
Medical Microbiologist

Hospital/Academic Appointments.

Clinical Instructor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

Dr. Whellams joined LifeLabs in the summer of 2017. She previously completed a Master’s degree in Public Health at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver in 2009 before pursuing her undergraduate medical and residency training in Medical Microbiology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

Dr. Whellams is a Clinical Instructor involved in several courses at the University of British Columbia and is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Specialty Committee in Medical Microbiology.

Dr. Whellams’ professional interests include antibiotic susceptibility testing, laboratory quality, and medical education.

For rush results (NAAT within 12 hours and PCR within 24 hours)

  1. Order your FlyClear test and receive your FlyClear test requisition
  2. Book an appointment at a LifeLabs location below.
    • Bring your printed FlyClear requisition and Passport
    • Select your ordered Province’s Rush Test to start booking:
    British Columbia

    6084 Russ Baker Way
    Richmond near Airport

    COVID-19 PCR (24h) / Rush 12h NAAT

    Ontario

    6084 Russ Baker Way
    Richmond near Airport

    COVID-19 PCR (24h)
    Rush 12h NAAT
    Rapid Antigen (2h)

Pre-Departure testing now available from the comfort of your home with MyVisit (Currently Greater Toronto Area only)

  1. Order your FlyClear test and receive your FlyClear test requisition.
  2. Book your Home Visit appointment with the MyVisit portal or, if your flight is within the next five days, contact a MyVisit coordinator 1-416-993-9579 (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm EST)

MyVisit Pre-departure testing offers:

  • COVID-19 PCR/NAAT swab testing
  • COVID-19 Antibody Blood (serology) testing

The MyVisit fee is $80 per person.

Pre-Departure testing

Book your appointment online here. If your flight is within the next five days and you have received your FlyClear requisition, please contact a MyVisit coordinator 1-416-993-9579 (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm EST).

Your health & safety is important to us

Please note that face masks are mandatory at all times at all of our locations to ensure the health and safety of all customers and employees.

Please inform staff if you are unable to wear a mask due to a medical condition. 

Thank you for your cooperation!