Extended Hours of Operation for COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Kincardine
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EXTENDED HOURS OF OPERATION FOR COVID-19 ASSESSMENT CENTRE IN KINCARDINE
July 6, 2020 – Beginning Monday, July 6, the hours of operation for the COVID-19 Assessment Centre at the Kincardine hospital will be extended to 12:00-6:00 PM Monday to Friday.
Volumes at the assessment centre have been steadily increasing as a result of expanded swabbing criteria and the requirement for long-term care visitors to have a negative swab within 14 days of visiting.
Testing is available at the Assessment Centre for the following groups:
All people with at least one symptom of COVID-19, even if mild
People who are concerned they have been exposed to COVID-19 through exposure to a confirmed or suspected case
People who are at risk of exposure to COVID-19 through their employment, including essential workers (e.g. health care workers, grocery store employees, LCBO, etc.)
Those requiring COVID-19 testing in order to visit a long-term care home, prior to surgery, or require testing for any other reason.
There are three COVID-19 Assessment Centres in the Grey Bruce region.
Assessment Centre Locations:
South Bruce Grey Health Centre – Kincardine Hospital
Grey Bruce Health Services – Owen Sound Regional Hospital
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Monday-Friday
Hanover & District Hospital
12:30 – 4:30 PM Monday-Friday
Test results are available online at the following address: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/
Manager, Communications, Engagement and Patient Experience
South Bruce Grey Health Centre
(519) 370-2400 ext. 2281