RVH closing COVID-19, Cold and Flu Care Clinic

Barrie healthcare facility official ‘disappointed’ with clinic’s closure as a end result of province ending funding

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ROYAL VICTORIA REGIONAL Well being CENTRE
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Royal Victoria Regional Overall health Centre (RVH) is ramping down providers at the COVID, Chilly and Flu Treatment Clinic at 29 Sperling Dr., in anticipation of an imminent closing on May 26, as directed by Ontario Health and fitness.

The clinic was originally developed to assist the desires of our group and to ensure obtain to timely affected person care. It has served as a precious alternative to the emergency section for inhabitants in search of therapy for small cold and flu signs. The clinic noticed more than 16,900 client visits considering the fact that opening in November 2021.

“We are dissatisfied to close this service, but with the provincial governing administration ceasing COVID-19 funding provisions, we experienced to shut the clinic,” claims Leanne Months, vice-president, medical, and chief nursing government.

Both of those clinical and clerical team, who were operating at the clinic, have possibly experienced positions within RVH to return to or have been available other positions.

As services ramp down, the clinic will be shut on weekends, and weekday business office hrs may well fluctuate. Appointments are continue to accessible but must be produced on the COVID, Chilly and Flu Treatment Clinic reserving internet site. No stroll-ins will be approved.

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