Cough, Cold & COVID Assessment Centre in Northumberland

Fast and effective assessment and treatment is available in Northumberland for anyone experiencing worsening cough, cold, earaches, sore throats, congestion and fever.

Worsening symptoms due to cough, cold, COVID-19? Not sure? Questions?

Open until at least March 30, 2023, the NHH Cough, Cold and COVID Assessment Centre offers a fast and effective assessment and treatment option for anyone experiencing worsening symptoms typically associated with respiratory illnesses like RSV (respiratory syncytial virus), influenza, and COVID-19. All ages are welcome.

Available by appointment only (no walk-ins), the Assessment Centre offers timely help to local families by offering:

  • Phone-based consultation (often avoiding the need for in-person visits) for those with questions or concerns regarding moderate/worsening cough, cold or COVID-19 symptoms;
  • Booked appointments with a clinician, often same day;
  • Testing, as eligible, including COVID-19 PCR testing, with quick turnaround on results; and
  • Prescriptions for treatment as applicable.

Where is it?

The Centre is located at Northumberland Hills Hospital, 1000 DePalma Drive, Cobourg. The Cough, Cold and COVID Clinical Assessment Centre is currently operating from the portable trailer outside the NHH Emergency Department.

How do I access?

Please call ahead to 1-905-377-7783 or toll free 1-833-678-2435 for a phone-based assessment prior to arriving on site. Walk-in patients are not permitted due to space contraints.

In all urgent situations, call 911 or go directly to the nearest emergency department.

For more information

Please see the frequently asked questions and answers on the NHH website for more information.