Novel Coronavirus COVID-19
 

About PCR Tests


Only eligible people can access PCR testing in Manitoba. Your health care provider will determine whether a PCR test is needed based on your specific situation, which may include:

  • People with symptoms when knowing if they have COVID-19 is important for their medical care. This includes, but is not limited to people who are:
    • hospitalized, or
    • who may be eligible for COVID-19 treatment.
  • People with symptoms when knowing if they have COVID-19 is important for the ongoing surveillance of COVID-19 activity and variants in Manitoba. This may include people who:
    • are moderately or severely immunocompromised,
    • have traveled outside of Canada in the past 14 days, or
    • people who live in a congregate setting (e.g., personal care home or community residential home/facility) especially if there has been no known case in the facility or specific unit in last 14 days.
  • People admitted to a health care facility, including prior to a surgery.
  • People advised by public health officials, which might include investigating confirmed or suspected outbreaks in high-risk settings.

Pre-operative patients and eligible symptomatic people can access PCR testing through the following locations, or from their health care provider.


Location Hours of Operation


Dakota Medical Centre

17-845 Dakota St., Winnipeg

By appointment only.
Book by calling 204-254-2087 or visiting www.dakotamedical.ca

Monday to Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Minor Illness and Injury Clinic

102-1001 Corydon Ave., Winnipeg

By appointment only.
Book by visiting: www.covidwpg.com

Monday to Friday, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday to Sunday, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed on holidays.

 

Individuals who have had a PCR test for COVID-19 can access all of their previous test results at the Shared Health portal at https://sharedhealthmb.ca/covid19/test-results/. Individuals who experience an issue accessing their records can request support at https://forms.gov.mb.ca/covid-immunization-record-request/index.html.

Rapid antigen test results are not collected by the province or available through the portal.

 

Testing for Travel

For information about COVID-19 testing requirements for travel, visit the Government of Canada’s web site.