The Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce is bringing rapid-antigen screening kits to business owners in need. It's quick, it's easy, and best of all, it's completely free.
Note: The province is experiencing a high demand for rapid antigen tests and difficulties with distribution. We appreciate your patience as there may be temporary delays in accessing free rapid antigen tests through this program.
*Expiry date extension: As of April 2022 Roche Diagnostics is please to inform you Health Canada amended order license #328889 extending shelf life of product SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Antigen test NASAL. Device Identifier 9901-NCOV-O3G (Roche product code 09365397023 and 09365397043) has been approved by Health Canada for an extended expiration date. New date of expiration is: 02/26/2023
Test provides results in under 15 minutes and does not require a specimen to be sent to a lab.
With a 90% accuracy rate, you can count on the rapid-antigen tests to identify those carrying the virus.
Can be Taken
Rapid screening tests can be performed anywhere including temporary job sites and at the place of employment.
1/3 people carrying the virus are asymptomatic. This test will help to identify asymptomatic carriers and combat the spread.
Help Combat the Spread
The Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce is here to support your business during these challenging times.
These complimentary screening kits equip small and medium sized businesses with an additional tool to help keep workplaces in Ontario safe.
The latest information from Health Canada suggests that up to one third of people carrying the virus are asymptomatic, causing little or no noticeable signs, however, over 50% of known cases were transmitted by an asymptomatic carrier.
This makes it incredibly important to find asymptomatic carriers in order to combat the spread and get to more normalized community life.
Safe Return to the Office
For resources and additional information on how you can help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and support essential and vulnerable workplaces safely reopen in Kingston, click below.