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Combined COVID-19, Flu A, Flu B, and RSV Test Update

December 7 2022
Combined COVID-19, Flu A, Flu B, and RSV Test Update

Based on recent direction provided by the Ontario Ministry of Health, LifeLabs will be discontinuing PCR testing for the combined detection of COVID-19, Flu A, Flu B, and RSV from our community test menu.

At this time, LifeLabs can only perform this testing on samples collected by Retirement Homes & Long-Term Care Homes as outlined by the ministry’s guidelines. The test is not available for collection at LifeLabs’ patient service centres. If you require this test for your patient, please refer them to their local hospital.

Please note that LifeLabs continues to offer COVID-19 PCR testing via our private pay program, ClearPass or for travel purposes, FlyClear.

We continue to work with our government partners to expand our test menu and sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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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

We ask that you please wear a mask at all of our locations to ensure the health and safety of all customers and employees.

Thank you for your cooperation!