Ultima Pharmacy provides Covid-19 PCR Test at no cost to eligible individuals

Public Covid-19 PCR Test

Ultima Pharmacy has been approved by the Ministry of Health to provide at no cost to eligible individuals publicly funded COVID-19 PCR Test.

Type of COVID-19 Test (PCR Test):
Laboratory-based polymerase chain reaction

Patient Eligibility for Public PCR Test

Publicly funded COVID-19 PCR Test may be offered to, or arranged for individuals as outlined in the COVID-19 Provincial Testing Guidance, which includes but is not limited to: 

  1. Asymptomatic individuals who are part of these targeted groups: o Workers (including support workers), visitors (including caregivers) and government inspectors of long-term care homes; 
    • Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW), including for the purpose of international travel to return to a country of origin; 
    • Individuals who identify as Indigenous;
    • Individuals, and one accompanying caregiver, with written prior approval for out-of-country medical services from the General Manager, OHIP; 
    • Individuals who are travelling into remote/isolated First Nation and Indigenous communities for work purposes; and
    • Individuals who have received a positive antigen point-of-care test (POCT). 
  1. Symptomatic individuals with any symptom listed in the COVID-19 Reference Document for Symptoms; and 
  2. Individuals who have been identified as a high-risk contact of a known COVID-19 case.

Eligibility includes individuals who are eligible Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) recipients, non-ODB recipients and those with or without an Ontario health card number. No eligible person will be charged for pharmacy services related to publicly funded COVID-19 testing services outlined in the Executive Officer Notice, even if they do not have an Ontario health card. 

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Submit your request here

Publicly Funded

Please complete the questionnaire carefully. Applications with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

You can upload your supporting documents (if any) at the bottom of this page.

Examples of supporting documents are: Physician letter, Proof of admission to hospital, Entering a residential treatment facility, etc

How to access your test result online

  1. Using your device, scan the QR code, or go to https://covid-19.ontario.ca

    Online Public PCR Access

  2. On the COVID-19 test results page:
    Step 1 – select Ontario health card
    Step 2 – select Got it
    Step 3 – read the terms and Agree and continue
  3. When prompted, enter the information from the health card
  4. Enter any other required information and Access results

No access to online results?

If you have waited 4 days and don’t see results online please contact Ultima Pharmacy to get your result.

Public PCR Test
Covid-19 Vaccination Status
Which of the following groups are you a part of:
Do you have fever (temperature of 37.8 'C/100.0 'F or greater)?
Do you have chills?
Do you cough?
How is your cough?
Are you experiencing
Are you experiencing
Do you have one of the following symptoms?
Have you developed any symptom from the list below?
Are you experiencing
Did you receive a Covid vaccine in the past 48 hours?
Have you traveled in the past 14 days to any regions affected by COVID-19? (as relevant to your location)
Are you in contact with any confirmedCOVID-19 positive patients?
Have you been exposed to a probable or confirmed Covid-19 case?
Have you received notification form any of the following mechanisms?
Regardless of vaccination status, in the last 10 days, have you been identified as a high-risk contact of a known Covid-19 case?
Have you received a positive antigen point-of-care test result for a positive self-testing device result and require a diagnostic test to confirm if you have COVID-19?
Has your health care provider requested that you get tested before treatment or an appointment?
Maximum upload size: 67.11MB
For individuals who are not fully vaccinated: Have you been advised to be tested for one of the following reasons?
Are you currently waiting on the results of a COVID-19 test?
I confirm that I submit this application for
Maximum upload size: 67.11MB