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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Changes to Blood Collection clinics and services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The following western zone blood collection sites are closed until further notice:

Our Health Centre, Chester
Caledonia Medical Centre, Caledonia
Lockeport Medical Center, Lockeport
Barrington Community Health Center, Barrington
Clare Medical Centre, Meteghan
Weymouth Medical Centre, Weymouth
Western Kings Memorial Health Centre, Berwick
Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre, Wolfville

Many Nova Scotia Health Authority services are being reduced or suspended until further notice as part of the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. This also allows us to conserve and redeploy our resources in anticipation of increasing demand related to the pandemic.

People requiring blood collection are invited to visit the nearest open site providing blood collection services during regular hours. For information on blood collection sites and times, visit NSHA’s website: http://www.nshealth.ca/blood-collection

All closures can be found online at www.nshealth.ca/temporaryclosures

For information on COVID-19, visit: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/

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Provincial Media Line: 1-844-483-3344


About Nova Scotia Health Authority
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) provides health services to Nova Scotians and a wide array of specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. NSHA operates hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers. We work in partnership with community groups, schools, governments, foundations and auxiliaries and community health boards. Visit www.nshealth.ca for more information.