Community Health Updates

April 6, 2020

Two new COVID-19 assessment clinics opening in Waterloo Region

Link to story on CTV News by Jennifer K. Baker – Apr 6, 2020 “KITCHENER — The Region of Waterloo announced Monday that it is opening two new COVID-19 assessment clinics. One has been set up at the Westmount Walk-In Clinic, at 50 Westmount Road North in Waterloo. Public Health says the site will serve

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March 12, 2020

Testing for COVID-19 in hospitals ‘not a sustainable solution’

Link to story on Kitchener Today by Ben Eppel – Mar 12, 2020 “The goal is to open community assessment centres as the Region implements its Pandemic Response Plan Grand River Hospital in Kitchener. Blair Adams/KitchenerToday COVID-19 was finally declared a pandemic on Wednesday as cases of the new coronavirus continue to increase globally. That

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December 14, 2016

New Westmount walk-in clinic hopes to alleviate pressure on local emergency rooms

Link to story on Waterloo Chronicle by Samantha Beattie – Dec 14, 2016 “A new walk-in clinic in Waterloo will help students, seniors and everyone in between avoid the emergency room. “We’re just so excited about what’s happening here today, it’s something every community dreams about, having more medical facilities and better medical facilities,” said

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