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Rapid tests are used to quickly identify people infected by the virus that causes COVID-19. They are easy to use for everyone and results are available within minutes.
It is recommended that you use a rapid test as soon as possible if you have COVID-19 symptoms and:
Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms can also use a rapid test to find out if they have COVID-19.
Everything you need for your test is included in the test kit, except for a timer or stopwatch. Be sure to have one close at hand before starting the test.
The how-to video Rapid testing (in French only) explains the different steps to follow when doing a rapid test.
If the result is positive,
If the result is negative, perform another test 48 hours later.
The shelf lives (expiry dates) for rapid tests have been amended by Health Canada.
Expired rapid tests can be thrown in the garbage. The instruction sheets and cardboard boxes can be put in your recycling bin.
May 8, 2023
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