COVID-19 INFORMATION

UPDATED May 30, 2022

PIPC patients will be permitted ONE (1) support person at their prenatal appointments (with the exception of the first in person appointment).  COVID-19 screening and masks will still be required for yourself and your support person.  If you have any questions or concerns, please call the clinic.

The visitor policy at PRHC Labour and Delivery: patients will be permitted TWO (2) support persons (see FAQ).

Please note that we continue to take extra precautions for your safety.  Please continue to check our instagram page for the most up to date information. 

DO NOT come to your appointment if:

  1. A doctor, health care provider, or public health unit told you that you should currently be isolating (staying at home).

  2. You have you been been identified as a "close contact" of someone who currently has COVID-19 in the last 14 days.

  3. You have you have received a COVID Alert exposure notification on your cell phone in the last 14 days (and have not been tested or waiting for your results).

  4. You or anyone you live with traveled outside of Canada in the last 14 days.

  5. You live with anyone currently experiencing any new COVID-19 symptoms and/or waiting for test results after experiencing symptoms.
     

DO NOT come to your appointment prior to talking to our staff if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Fever (temperature of 37.8 deg C/100.4 deg F or higher) or Chills

  • Cough or barking cough (croup)

  • Shortness of breath (out of breath, unable to breath deeply)

  • Sore throat 

  • Difficulty swallowing

  • Decrease or loss of smell or taste

  • Runny or stuffy / congested nose

  • Headache

  • Nausea /vomiting, diarrhea

  • Muscle aches

  • Extreme tiredness

  • Pink eye 

  • Stomach pain

  • Falling down often (for older adults)
     

You can book an appointment at the COVID-19 drive-through testing site or call the PRHC COVID-19 Assessment Centre at 705-876-5086 for test information.

 

If you have symptoms and need to be seen urgently (bleeding, leaking fluid or are having contractions/severe pain), go to Labour and Delivery 705.876.5036.