London Middlesex COVID-19 & Vaccination Update
February 13, 2021
Mobile COVID-19 testing available

To help improve the mobile COVID-19 testing in London & Middlesex County, the referral process has been streamlined. Referrals will be evaluated for suitability, and appropriate referrals will be coordinated with Middlesex-London Paramedic Service and the Oakridge Assessment Centre staff.

To submit a referral:

(The LMPCA is working on Telus PS Suite and Accuro versions of these forms and will send in a future email blast.)

Mobile COVID-19 testing is available to support community partners’ clients living in developmental, mental health, homeless shelters, long-term care and retirement homes. Testing is available Monday to Friday from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mobile COVID-19 testing is coordinated by Oakridge Assessment Centre in partnership with Middlesex-London Paramedic Service (MLPS) and Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU). 
London COVID-19 Assessment Centres open Family Day

FYI, both Assessment Centres will be open with regular hours: Oakridge will be open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and Carling will be open from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Appointments for February 15 will be available online starting February 10 at 7:00 PM at www.covidtestinglm.ca/online-booking.

Telephone booking is available on Monday, February 15 at Carling Assessment Centre ONLY: 519-685-8500, ext. 75503, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Oakridge phone lines are closed on February 15 and will re-open on February 16. 
Primary Care COVID-19 Vaccination Town Hall

If you missed this Town Hall, see the LMPCA website for the recording and presentations by Drs. Dominik Nowak, Noah Ivers and Alex Summers!
COVID-19 Vaccine/Vaccination Process



Allergy advice for COVID-19 Vaccine now available on Ontario eConsult Service 

The COVID-19 Allergy/Immunology BASE™ Managed Specialty Group enables physicians and nurse practitioners province-wide to ask COVID-19 vaccine allergy related clinical questions to Allergy and Clinical Immunology specialists electronically and receive a response within days. The COVID-19 specialties are the only groups that allow for population-based, non-patient specific clinical questions:

  • Accessed through the BASE™ managed specialty option and listed under COVID-19 and Allergy & Clinical Immunology.
  • A group of Allergy & Clinical Immunology specialists who can answer both patient-specific and general questions about COVID-19 vaccine allergies
  • For non-patient specific questions please enter the patient information as follows:
  • First Name: COVID19
  • Last Name: COVID19
  • Date of Birth: 1900-01-01
  • Select OHIP number not available

Note: this group is meant for allergy specific questions only, and not for general information regarding COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Find more information on the COVID-19 vaccine in Ontario here.
 
To sign up for eConsult, visit www.otnhub.ca or complete their Intake Form.
 
If there are non-hospital COVID-19 related issues/solutions in your region, please escalate them to your
Regional Pandemic Clinical Lead
(tasked by Ontario Health West to facilitate, coordinate, and engage with stakeholders for the pandemic response within the SW LHIN area RE: primary care/vulnerable populations)...structure HERE.
Dr. Gordon Schacter
London-Middlesex
Co-Chair, SW Prim Care/Vulnerable Pop'n Response
London Middlesex Pandemic Clinical Lead