Travel Advisories

Billy Bishop Airport has partnered with Switch Health to facilitate on-site COVID-19 testing for passengers as part of its Safe Travels Program.

Located within the mainland pavilion, the Departures Clinic is offering rapid antigen testing with results available within 30-60 minutes. This testing service is intended for passengers without symptoms and is available for a fee. The cost of the testing is $60 plus HST.

Location

The YTZ clinic is located on the east end of the mainland pavilion at Billy Bishop Airport. Please enter through the main doors, turn left and continue beyond the elevator bank to access the clinic. Ambassadors are on-site to assist.

Hours

The clinic is open Sunday – Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 6:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Contact

Contact the clinic at 1 (888) 966-6531.

Parking

Temporary parking is available in the turning circle at the Billy Bishop Airport mainland pavilion for travellers identifying themselves as Switch Health customers.

Walk-ins are accepted however it is recommended to book your test in advance to ensure availability.

Book in advance through the online portal

Please note: The testing is intended for those not experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 but requiring proof of a negative result for travelling.

Those experiencing COVID-19 symptoms are not permitted to enter Billy Bishop Airport, and should seek testing through an appropriate testing facility, which can be found here.

FAQ

Do I have to be travelling out of YTZ to access Switch Health testing services?

 

Yes. COVID-19 tests are for passengers requiring proof of a negative result for travelling.

 

Can I access the clinic if I am feeling sick?

 

No. The testing is intended for those not experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 but requiring proof of a negative result for travelling.

Those experiencing COVID-19 symptoms are not permitted to enter Billy Bishop Airport and should seek testing through an appropriate testing facility, which can be found here.

 

Where do I get my results?

 

Switch Health will notify you via text and email once your results are ready. Once notified, you can view, download and print your results from Switch Health’s proprietary patient portal ASMO. If you have questions, please contact Switch Health at results@switchhealth.ca or 1 (888) 966-6531.

 

Can I get a test on the same day of travel?

 

Rapid antigen testing results are typically available within 30-60 minutes. It is recommended that you give yourself extra time in the event of unexpected delays.

 

Who do I contact for more information about the COVID-19 testing process?

 

If you are looking for more information about COVID-19 tests at YTZ, we invite you to contact Switch Health directly at contact@switchhealth.ca or 1 (888) 966-6531.