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COVID-19 / Disposal of Rapid At-Home Test Kits

Please find below the proper disposal methods for COVID 19 testing kits.

AT HOME / RESIDENTS: If the test kit was administered at home, it is considered “home healthcare waste” and belongs in the household garbage. It should be double bagged.

BUSINESSES: If the test kit was administered by a business on business property, please follow provincial guidelines for disposal: https://www.ontario.ca/page/safe-handling-and-management-rapid-antigen-covid-19-testing-waste

EWSWA Facility Information:


  • All sites are staffed by ‘essential service’ workforce so, strict adherence to COVID protocols will be maintained for the safety of our workers.

Safe Waste Management Practices Flyer: Safe Waste Disposal – COVID-19 – FINAL

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