Rapid COVID-19 tests: Handout for pharmacies
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
COVID-19 rapid tests are now available at [insert pharmacy name]
Test your employees, help protect your business.
As businesses safely reopen and vaccination rates increase, continuing to test and screen for COVID-19 can help prevent outbreaks, maintain safe workplaces and keep the economy running.
[insert pharmacy name and address] is distributing rapid tests to small and medium-sized businesses and non-profit organizations like yours to help you implement workplace screening for your employees.
Workplace screening is easy to set up and requires minimal resources.
- use a nasal swab
- are safe and easy to use
- produce results within 15 minutes
- should be administered at least twice a week
If an employee tests positive, they should seek a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test to confirm the diagnosis.
Combined with existing public health measures, rapid tests can help:
- identify employees who may be infected with COVID-19 but have no symptoms
- protect your workers, customers and community
- limit the spread of COVID-19
- keep businesses open
Help protect your business by ordering rapid tests today
Step 1: Complete the online registration
Step 2: Collect your test kits at [insert pharmacy name and address] Phone: [insert pharmacy phone number]
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