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What is a Cold, Flu, and COVID Care Clinic?

A Cold, Flu, and COVID Care Clinic is a medical clinic that can test, assess, and provide treatment for
people with COVID-19 and other cold and flu-like illnesses.

Cold, Flu and COVID Care Clinics in Durham Region

Courtice Cold, Flu, and COVID Care Clinic

Location - IDA Pillwise Pharmacy, 1405 Bloor St Unit #5, Courtice, ON L1E 0A1

Hours

Monday - Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To book at a Lakeridge Health Cold, Flu, and COVID Care Clinic, please visit covid19swab.lh.ca.

Oshawa Cold, Flu, and COVID Care Clinics

550 Bond Street W, Oshawa

Hours

Monday-Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

Oshawa Clinic - 117 King Street East

Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 pm.

Taunton Health Centre - 1290 Keith Ross Dr

Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 pm.

To book at a Lakeridge Health Cold, Flu, and COVID Care Clinic, please visit covid19swab.lh.ca.

Pickering Cold, Flu, and COVID Care Clinic

Location - 1101 Kingston Road, Unit 140, Pickering

Hours

  • Monday: 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

To book at a Lakeridge Health Cold, Flu, and COVID Care Clinic, please visit covid19swab.lh.ca.

Port Perry Cold, Flu, and COVID Care Clinic

Location - 19 Jeffery Street, Prince Albert

Hours

Monday-Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

To book at a Lakeridge Health Cold, Flu, and COVID Care Clinic, please visit covid19swab.lh.ca.

Am I at risk of serious illness or hospitalization from COVID-19?

Who is at Moderate or High Risk?

Regardless of vaccination status:
  • People who are undergoing treatment for medical conditions such as cancer
  • People who are taking medication for diabetes
  • People who are taking medications for a chronic illness that lowers their immunity (such as medications following organ or stem cell transplant, arthritis, kidney failure, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, or lupus)
  • People with untreated or advanced HIV
  • People who are obese
  • Women who are unvaccinated and pregnant
  • Other risk factors include age (over 50), Indigenous, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, sickle cell disease

To book a COVID-19 test or assessment, visit covid19swab.lh.ca

If you are unsure, speak to your health care provider. 

COVID-19 Therapeutic Clinic

Learn more about the COVID-19 Therapeutic Clinic and how to access antiviral treatment. 

The COVID-19 Therapeutic Clinic is located at 550 Bond St W, Oshawa, ON L1J 7J1

 

The clinic provides specialized antiviral treatment that will help eligible adults with mild to moderate COVID-19 who are at risk of progressing to serious illness. The clinic is by appointment only.

Click here to access the COVID-19 Therapeutic Clinic Self Referral form

Accessing antiviral treatment

Paxlovid is an outpatient treatment for COVID-19 that can reduce the risk of serious illness if started within the first 5 days of symptoms. It is available for individuals 60 years of age or older or who have higher risk of severe illness due to underlying medical conditions.

If you have tested positive for COVID-19, including using a home antigen test, and you are eligible for Paxlovid treatment, you can obtain a prescription from any healthcare provider or from participating pharmacists in your community.

  • To book at a Lakeridge Health COVID, Cold, and Flu Care Clinic, please visit covid19swab.lh.ca
  • For more information on antiviral treatments click here

If you believe you have COVID-19 and a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) is negative, book a PCR test at covid19swab.lh.ca or by calling 905-721-4842 if you are unable to book online.

While treatments may prevent adverse outcomes for those who are eligible it does not replace other public health measures, including vaccination, wearing masks, and physical distancing.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Receiving a COVID-19 Vaccine

In Durham Region, there are numerous places to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • To book at a Public Health-run vaccine clinic, you can schedule your appointment online or by calling 1-888-444-5113. 
  • To locate a pharmacy where you can book an appointment, please visit https://covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations.
  • For information about the Lakeridge Health run vaccine clinic please call 905-571-3344. For eligiblity at the Lakeridge Health run clinic, please read the eligibility criteria below:

Paediatric COVID-19 Vaccine for children 5-11 Years Old

All Ontario residents between 5-11 years-old are eligible for a peadatric COVID-19 vaccine. 

For information and resources to help prepare you and your child for a vaccination visit The CARD System.

Facts about the COVID-19 vaccine for 5 - 11 year olds

 

To book an appointment, click here

Specialist Referral Form: COVID-19 Vaccine Alllergy

Starting November 5, 2021, Lakeridge Health is running a weekly COVID-19 Vaccine Allergy Clinic. The Vaccine Allergy Clinic is located at Oshawa Hospital. Individuals with mild to moderate allergic reaction to the COVID vaccine or any of its components are eligible. Patients must be referred by an allergist or a specialist and have an appointment. The clinic will administer the vaccine suggested by the community allergist/specialist by a registered nurse or a physician. To access a referral form click on the link: 

Specialist Referral Form: COVID-19 Vaccine Allergy

 

COVID-19 Cases at Lakeridge Health as of December 8, 2022

  COVID-19 Cases at Lakeridge Health as of February 1, 2023

Totals

COVID-19 positive inpatients across Lakeridge Health.

29
COVID-19 positive inpatients in Lakeridge Health ICUs. 1
Inpatients under investigation for COVID-19 across Lakeridge Health. 

23