Testing in Penticton at Well Pharmacy
Unit 106 - 2504 Skaha Lake Road (across the the street from Habitat for Humanity ReStore)
Testing Monday to Friday 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM.
Call 778-381-5851 or email Okanagan Testing Clinic to book your COVID-19 PCR test for travel or to satisfy occupational requirements. (Do not call Well Pharmacy directly, they will simply direct you back to us).
COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing
A shallow intranasal swab will be collected at the pharmacy and sent to Princeton at the end of the day for processing . Guaranteed* results available the same day before midnight.
Price: $150 + GST
*Guarantee - your COVID-19 test sample will be processed on the same day. If there is a invalid result or positive result, repeat sample collection will be required. Positive results require confirmatory testing by PCR. Repeat sample collection for PCR testing will result in an additional charge of $150 plus GST.
COVID-19 PCR Testing
A shallow intranasal swab will be collected at the pharmacy and sent to Lifelabs in Surrey for processing. Starting July 21, you may also opt for saline gargle sample collection.
Please note, you must not eat, drink, smoke (including vape products), chew gum, or brush your teeth for one hour prior to the test if you opt for the saline gargle test.
Two shipping options are available:
Overnight - sample arrives at the lab the following day. Results are typically available 24 to 48 hours after sample collection. For tests collected by 3:00 PM Monday to Thursday.
Price: $250 plus GST per test.
Rush - sample arrives at the lab the same day. Results are typically available 24 hours or less after sample collection. All samples collected on Fridays must be rushes due to commercial couriers being unavailable. Rush shipping prices are based on number of tests collected that day. Contact us for pricing as it will vary depending on the volume of tests booked for that day. (May not always be offered, dependent on courier availability)