Rapid Antigen testing can be used for point of care screening to detect COVID-19 faster than the regular laboratory-based PCR test for COVID-19. The PanBio screening test will generate a result within 15 – 20 minutes.
The County of Elgin Homes have begun to implement rapid antigen testing for front line staff and are ready to implement for essential caregivers visitors and general visitors (when applicable).
The Homes will begin the implementation of rapid testing for essential caregivers on Monday, April 19, 2021.
For more information, please refer to the link below:
3 Page Rapid Antigen Test Essential Caregivers April 16, 2021
If you have questions, require further information or would like to receive this information in an alternate format, please contact the Home specific Business Office and ask to speak with the Administrator or Manager of Resident Care during regular business hours, Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.
Bobier Villa 519 762-2417
Elgin Manor 519 631-0620
Terrace Lodge 519 773-9205