Increasing Testing at the COVID-19 Assessment Centre

The COVID-19 Assessment Centre as a collaborative effort between the Lady Dunn Health Centre and the Municipality of Wawa continues to serve all residents of North Algoma.

Additional guidance has been provided to increase testing of Ontarians. Individuals who experience any of the following symptoms should call to speak with a Nurse at the Assessment Centre:

  • Temperature of 37.8°C or greater
  • Any new/worsening acute respiratory illness symptom (e.g. cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose or sneezing, nasal congestion, hoarse voice, difficulty swallowing, new olfactory or taste disorder(s), nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain);
  • new or worsening fatigue, malaise, generalized weakness and/or unexplained falls
  • Change in mental status including increased confusion or delirium
  • Exacerbation of chronic conditions
  • Chills
  • Headaches
  • Croup

Please call the COVID-19 Assessment Centre for any clarifying questions that you may have.


COVID-19 Assessment Centre

By appointment (705) 856-2244 ext. 244 or 246

Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Closed Statutory Holidays

Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre, 3 Chris Simon Drive, Wawa, ON

To be seen OHIP coverage is not required

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