Alberta / covid 19

Rapid testing expands to include vulnerable Albertans

News Release Rapid testing expands to include vulnerable Albertans Rapid testing will be expanded across the province to reach Albertans in homeless shelters, long-term care facilities and remote rural communities. Starting Dec. 18, rapid point-of-care testing will begin at long-term care and designated supportive living facilities in the Edmonton Zone using dedicated mobile testing centres. … Continue reading

Alberta

Alberta to launch rapid testing for COVID-19

News Release Alberta to launch rapid testing for COVID-19 Alberta will soon begin piloting point-of-care rapid testing for COVID-19, providing faster, more convenient testing for the disease. Over the last two months, Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) have been working to evaluate the effectiveness of the Abbott IDNow and PanBio COVID-19 … Continue reading

covid 19 / Ontario News

Ontario Deploys Rapid Testing to Support COVID-19 Response

News Release Ontario Deploys Rapid Testing to Support COVID-19 Response New technology is a gamechanger in significantly improving screening for the virus TORONTO — The Ontario government has deployed new COVID-19 rapid tests to provide faster results in regions of high transmission and rural and remote areas. As an additional tool to help keep essential … Continue reading