In the event of a Canada Post strike, the Public Health Ontario (PHO) Laboratory have developed contingency plans to ensure customers receive laboratory reports in a timely fashion. For more information please see this notice. For more information on getting your water test results, see this poster.
Beginning on June 6, 2016, Public Health Ontario will be switching to the spring/summer algorithm for influenza and other respiratory viral testing. Please see the Labstract for more details.
The PHO Laboratory-Based Respiratory Pathogen Surveillance Report summarizes patients’ specimens tested at the Public Health Ontario Laboratories (PHOL) for influenza and other respiratory pathogens.View Laboratory-Based Respiratory Pathogen Surveillance Report.
For a more comprehensive report, combining PHOL data and other sources of respiratory virus testing data, please refer to the Ontario Respiratory Pathogen Bulletin.
The Toronto laboratory has relocated and is fully operational at 661 University Avenue.