[New Tecumseth, ON – March 17, 2023] Stevenson Memorial Hospital’s (SMH) COVID-19, Cold and Flu Clinic will be closing its doors with its last day of operation on Friday, March 31, 2023. After three years of operation as the COVID-19 Assessment Center and integration of the COVID-19, Cold & Flu Clinic in February 2022, the Clinic is closing with demand for COVID-19 support stabilizing.
“I am very proud of the service we provided at our COVID-19 Assessment Centre and COVID-19, Cold & Flu Clinic to our community during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Jody Levac, President and CEO, SMH. “It was quite the journey and undertaking, but knowing how much this supported our community and Emergency Department during such uncertain and challenging times gives me a sense of pride.”
In total, over 37,000 COVID-19 tests were completed over the course of three years with numerous reductions and expansions of operations to meet demand.
“I thank the staff and community physicians for supporting the program who have worked tirelessly to provide testing support and COVID assessment to individuals and families in need of health care services,” adds Levac.
For information on how to access COVID-19 assessment, treatment and testing, please visit: COVID?19 testing and treatment | ontario.ca.