St. Lawrence Health

EJ Noble COVID-19 Testing Site Closing

Due to a decline in demand for on-site COVID-19 testing, St. Lawrence Health is closing one of its testing sites in Canton.

Mar. 3, 2022 3   min read

The COVID-19 Testing Center operated by Canton-Potsdam Hospital will be closing its Canton site at the end of the day on Friday, March 4, 2022. It is located in the EJ Noble Medical Building, 80 East Main Street, Canton.

The closure of this testing location is related directly to the downward trend of COVID-positive cases and the declining need for on-site testing.

COVID-19 testing still available

St. Lawrence Health (SLH) continues to operate three regional COVID-19 Testing centers.Anyone who has been exposed, or thinks they may have contracted the virus, should be tested at one of these sites and reserve the Emergency Department for emergent care needs. If you have symptoms requiring immediate attention, report to your nearest Emergency Department.

Testing appointments can be scheduled online through SLH, or by calling the SLH COVID Hotline (daily) at 315.261.6240.

SLH Testing Locations and Hours:

  • 145 Market Street, Potsdam: Monday – Friday, 7 am – 3 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 7 am – 12 pm
  • 77 West Barney Street in Gouverneur: Monday - Friday, 7:30 am – 3 pm
  • 273 Andrews Street in Massena: Monday - Friday, 7 am – 3 pm

Appointments are strongly encouraged to ensure the smoothest experience for our patients. Review complete details on the testing locations.

Testing on a walk-in basis is also being conducted at:

  • Urgent Care, 49 Lawrence Avenue, Potsdam: Daily 8 am – 8 pm
  • Urgent Care, 80 East Main Street, Canton: Daily, 9 am – 7 pm

COVID testing is also being performed at SUNY Canton, 34 Cornell Drive, Dana Hall, Canton; and SUNY Potsdam, 44 Pierrepont Avenue, Merritt Hall, Potsdam; and hours of operation for both locations are 8:30am – 4:00pm, Monday-Friday. Local Kinney Drugs, Rite Aid, and Walgreens drug stores are also providing testing.