COVID-19 drive-through screening clinic

March 28, 2020

New COVID-19 Drive-Through Screening Clinic opens on Sunday, March 29, at Quartier Cavendish in Côte Saint-Luc BY APPOINTMENT ONLY (

The new screening clinic is not a walk-in centre. It offers drive-through screening by appointment only. Individuals will be screened in their vehicles only, which they will not be permitted to leave.

How to get an appointment

To apply for screening, you must have travelled over the last 14 days or have been in contact with someone who has travelled over the last 14 days and is sick and/or, you are experiencing symptoms*, such as:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Sore throat

* As the situation evolves, screening criteria can change at any time.

If you have one of above-mentioned symptoms, you can apply for an appointment, by:

Completing an online form at
(for assistance, call 1-877-644-4545)

a. The online form will automatically determine whether you meet the criteria for screening or not.

b. If you meet the criteria, your name will be added to an already existing list of patients who require COVID-19 screening.

c. You will be contacted directly by a health care worker from CIUSSS West-Central Montreal*. You will be asked a second set of questions to re-confirm your screening eligibility.

* You may be asked to visit another screening clinic, depending on the circumstances.

If you have the above-mentioned symptoms, you may also visit the  walk-in screening clinic on the island of Montreal.


Appointments are non-transferable.

The screening clinic will turn away anyone who fails to arrive for the appointment on the pre-assigned date or who has not officially been given an appointment.

Upon arrival at the drive-through screening clinic, one valid photo identification must be provided (ex. driver’s licence, healthcare insurance card).

Safety measures

To prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to protect healthcare workers, it is of the utmost importance that you comply with the instructions that you are given when you arrive.

All of the necessary safety precautions relating to the drive-through COVID-19 clinic have been taken, in accordance with the CIUSSS’s healthcare professionals and health authorities. Only those who have received an appointment will be screened for COVID-19 in their vehicle.

In addition to patrols of the area by officers from the Department of Public Safety and the police, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal has arranged for security guards to be in the Quartier Cavendish parking lot to ensure the highest level of security for everyone at all times.

Hours of operation

As of March 29, 2020:

7 days a week, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Quartier Cavendish parking lot
5800 Cavendish Boulevard
Enter via The Avenue Street
Exit via Mackle Street

See  map.

Current capacity

400 people by appointment per day

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