Free rapid tests for non-profit and charity organizations

Based on the information you provided, your organization may be eligible for free rapid tests from the Canadian Red Cross, a local participating pharmacy or your provincial/territorial government.

Canadian Red Cross

The Stop the Spread and Stay Safe! program is for community organizations that deliver frontline or direct critical services or supports. This includes:

Register for the Canadian Red Cross program


If you're a non-profit located in Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, or Saskatchewan, you may be eligible to receive free rapid tests from a local participating pharmacy through their rapid antigen screening program for small and medium-sized organizations.

Find out what pharmacies are participating on our list of pharmacies.

Pharmacy may charge a training and handling fee.

Learn more about what will be required to get test kits.

Note: If you want to get test kits from a Shoppers Drug Mart location, you must register through their portal. To get test kits from other pharmacies, you must register through the participating pharmacies portal.

Provincial/territorial governments

Provincial and territorial governments are also deploying test kits to essential workplaces through their provincial/territorial screening programs

Please note that we may share the information that you provided with your provincial/territorial governments and our partners.


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