Find out if you need a COVID-19 test
Use this service to find out if you, or a family member, needs to get tested for COVID-19.
Based on your answers to COVID-19 screening questions, you may need to enter some personal information. Nova Scotia Health or IWK will use this information to schedule a COVID-19 test.
If you, or family members, need a COVID-19 test, a Nova Scotia Health or IWK representative will call you within 24-48 hours. They will tell you where you need to go for the test and your appointment time.
The personal health information you provide online for this service is collected under the authority sections 8, 15 and 50 of the Health Protection Act (PDF). The submitted information via this form is subject to the Government of Nova Scotia’s security and privacy policies. The collected personal information will only be used to facilitate COVID-19 Screening process, unless otherwise authorized by law or your express consent.
Information of individuals having symptoms will be securely stored and later transferred to Nova Scotia Health Authority or IWK Health Centre for scheduling the COVID-19 test.
Any secondary use without express consent is limited to aggregate, de-identified information.