COVID-19 Information For Grand Bend & Area

This page contains information and resources to stay safe and connected during the pandemic.

Masks required

Masks Are Required

At the direction of Ontario Health, masks are required at the GBACHC for the health and safety of patients/clients and staff.

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COVID-19 Testing By Appointment Only

Depending on testing volumes, it may take up to 48 hours to be contacted after submitting an appointment request form.


Please first determine if you require a COVID-19 test by completing a SELF-ASSESSMENT.

Fill out an Online Appointment Request Form

If you qualify for a COVID-19 test, please complete an ONLINE APPOINTMENT REQUEST FORM.

Everyone requires an appointment to get a test. A member of the COVID-19 Assessment Centre team will call you to book an appointment for a test.

When visiting the testing site, please follow public health measures, including wearing a face covering and maintaining physical distance from people outside your household or social circle.

Who Should Be Tested?

Updated Eligibility for COVID-19 PCR Testing

Click here to determine your eligibility.

COVID-19 Testing at Select Shoppers Drug Marts

COVID-19 testing is now available at select locations for individuals with no symptoms who meet the criteria. Area locations offering testing include Brights Grove, Sarnia, London and Stratford.

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We Are Open!

The Grand Bend Area Community Health Centre continues to provide primary care and allied health services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

All patients/clients entering the Centre will be screened at the front door and required to wear a mask.

It is very important that you share all of your symptoms with us when being screened in order for us to determine the right route of care that is safe for both you and your provider.

Care may be given virtually by phone or by video conference, or, your provider may choose to see you in person.


Grand Bend: 519-238-2362
Hensall: 519-262-3140

Primary Care

  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners

Allied Health Services

  • Mental Health Services
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Diabetes Education
  • Better Breathing Team
  • Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Kinesiologist

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Community Resources & Supports

COVID-19 Test Appointment Request Form

COVID-19 Testing at Select Shoppers Drug Marts

COVID Alert Mobile App

Ontario Health – COVID-19 Self Assessment, Test Results & More

Financial Help for Canadians Affected by COVID-19

Lambton Shores COVID-19 Updates

Grand Bend Community Foundation Emergency Relief Fund

Huron Perth Public Health COVID-19 Update

Lambton Public Health COVID-19 Information

Masks Can Help But…

Wellness Together Canada – Mental Health & Substance Use Support

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health – COVID-19 Resources

Hand Hygiene Best Practices

COVID-19 and Diabetes

Videos & Presentations

Healthy Lifestyle

Benefits of Exercise

Nutrition Tips for Better Breathing


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