Ontario Dramatically Ramping Up Delivery of Rapid Test Kits
covid 19 / Ontario News

Ontario Dramatically Ramping Up Delivery of Rapid Test Kits

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Dramatically Ramping Up Delivery of Rapid Test Kits Over 12 Million Rapid Antigen Screening Tests Now Shipped Across the Province TORONTO – Ontario has now delivered 12.3 million rapid antigen test kits for COVID-19 to over 2,600 work sites across the province. The effort is helping businesses and other organizations keep employees … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Reported Covid-19 cases seen to rise with antigen test: DOH

By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The inclusion of rapid antigen test results on the official list of positive Covid-19 cases would lead to higher number of new confirmed infections, a health official said Wednesday. “Isasama natin ito sa ating (We’ll include these [results] on our) official list of positive cases but we’ll have … Continue reading

Alberta / covid 19

Sarah Hoffman, NDP Critic for Education, issues statement following the government announcement of the rapid testing pilot in schools

News Release Sarah Hoffman, NDP Critic for Education, made the following statement following the government announcement of the rapid testing pilot in schools: “In December, I called on the UCP to provide rapid testing in our schools. Staff and students  had just gone through months of being pummeled by the effects of COVID-19 without any … Continue reading

Alberta / covid 19

Nearly 1M rapid tests distributed across Alberta

News Release Nearly 1M rapid tests distributed across Alberta More than 924,000 rapid tests are being used to help protect workers, students and vulnerable Albertans from COVID-19. Rapid tests will support screening programs to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and prevent outbreaks at a wide range of businesses and sectors: 325,000 tests to Suncor, Syncrude … Continue reading

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