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Drop-in COVID-19 testing in Edmonton to move to Expo Centre

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Effective Saturday, the only location in Edmonton that will offer drop-in testing for COVID-19 will be the Alberta Health Services assessment site at the Edmonton Expo Centre.

Until now, drop-in testing was offered in south Edmonton at the assessment site on 28 Avenue. That site remains open, but will offer testing by appointment only.

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The Central Assessment Centre is set up in Hall A of the Edmonton Expo Centre and offers drop-in testing daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Testing by appointment is also available at this location.

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The new site has capacity to complete about 5,000 swabs per day, AHS said.

Parking at the Expo Centre is free for those on site to get a COVID-19 test.

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Anyone looking to book an appointment for a COVID-19 test can do so by completing the self-assessment on AHS’ website or calling 811.