Alberta changing eligibility for PCR tests; NDP Health Critic says ‘Albertans cannot trust the UCP as they continue to dodge their responsibility, and refuse to be forthcoming with critical public health information’
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta changing eligibility for PCR tests; NDP Health Critic says ‘Albertans cannot trust the UCP as they continue to dodge their responsibility, and refuse to be forthcoming with critical public health information’

News ReleaseChanges to COVID-19 testing eligibility Due to rising demand for PCR tests, Alberta is changing the eligibility for these tests to focus on those who most need them. Daily PCR testing volumes are beginning to exceed system capacity. Wait times for booking a PCR test are now approaching four days and turnaround time for … Continue reading

SHANDRO MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR MASS CANCELLATION OF SURGERIES, UNSAFE SITUATION AT ROYAL ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL
Alberta

SHANDRO MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR MASS CANCELLATION OF SURGERIES, UNSAFE SITUATION AT ROYAL ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL

 News Release SHANDRO MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR MASS CANCELLATION OF SURGERIES, UNSAFE SITUATION AT ROYAL ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL   EDMONTON – UCP Health Minister Tyler Shandro must appear publicly today and accept responsibility for the mass cancellation of orthopedic surgeries at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, a situation described by a senior doctor as “NOT safe.”   … Continue reading

Alberta

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER ADMITS KENNEY’S COVID-19 MEASURES AREN’T WORKING

News Release CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER ADMITS KENNEY’S COVID-19 MEASURES AREN’T WORKING EDMONTON – Alberta’s NDP is calling on Premier Jason Kenney to admit his failure to slow the spread of COVID-19, and publicly release the recommendations being considered by his cabinet.  The call for the Premier to come clean follows repeated comments from the CMOH, … Continue reading