DISCLAIMER: These kits are not for anyone showing symptoms related to COVID-19. Employees must immediately leave the workplace and arrange a PCR test with the Timiskaming Health Unit (THU) within 24 hours if they are exhibiting symptoms.
Screening kits are an added measure but all other PPE and distancing protocols must continue to be followed regardless of screening.
What you need to know.
1 – These kits are free and only available to businesses under 150 employees.
2 – Each company must assign a Screening Supervisor Designate(s), who will be the contact person for the Chamber and the THU.
3 – Once your order is received and packaged you receive a confirmation email containing the date and time of your pick-up and all relevant reporting and reordering details.
4 – If you have multiple businesses, please fill out one order form per business.
* The Temiskaming Shores & Area Chamber will be receiving our initial shipment the week of June 7, 2021.
Complete, print and sign the following:
1 – Complete the online “Screening Kits“ order form.
2 – Print, sign, and bring the Provincial Antigen Screening Program form. Click here to download the agreement form; and
3 – Print, sign, and bring the Chamber’s Liability Waiver Form.
IMPORTANT: You will be asked a series of questions upon pick up to ensure you have watched the video. We will also have a tablet available onsite to view the video if needed.
What you need to know before you arrive to pick-up your order.
1 – Only arrive at your pre-designated time slot (noted in your confirmation email).
2 – REMAIN IN YOUR VEHICLE AT ALL TIMES.
3 – Wear a masks throughout the entire pick-up process.
4 – Drive up and check in at the Chamber offices – 883356 Hwy 65, New Liskeard (beside Ms Claybelt)
5 – Call 705-647-5771 upon arrival.
6 – Provide the completed Provincial Antigen Screening Program form.
7 – Provide the completed Chamber Liability Waiver Form.
8 – If you have not already watched it, while in your vehicle, you will be provided with a tablet to watch the required 5-minute training video.
9 – You will then be handed your 2-week supply of rapid antigen screening kits and instructions on safe disposal.
In order to participate in the Workplace Self Screening program, all participants must agree to immediately reporting the results as soon as employees have been tested.
* Your Screening Supervisor Designate will be responsible for reporting all results.
* Results can only be submitted through the online portal.
* Results are shared with Health Canada, the Ministry of Health Ontario, and the Timiskaming Health Unit.
Anyone who screens positive OR inconclusive through the Workplace Self Screening Kit must make arrangements with the Timiskamimg Health Unit to receive a PCR test as soon as possible. They must also work with Public Health to determine when it is safe for them to return to work.
Timiskaming Health Unit
The COVID-19 Assessment Centres are clinics where people are assessed by a health-care provider and tested for COVID-19 if required. Call your local Assessment Centre directly to book an appointment.