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Notice to patients & families

The IWK Health Centre’s outpatient blood collection lab and X-ray services will be closed Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 and will reopen on Thursday, April 18th, 2019.  This temporary closure is required to allow crews to complete required maintenance to the Health Centre’s electrical system.

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Impacts to South Street Entrance

Please note that on Wednesday, March 20, the South Street Entrance will be closed to all vehicle traffic between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The 20 minute patient pick up and drop off parking will therefore be unavailable.

Pedestrians may still access the entrance, but only through one side. Staff will be stationed at the entrance to direct pedestrians.

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Edible Cannabis and liquid nicotine – change the way you think about poison

In 2018, the IWK Regional Poison Centre fielded three times as many calls related to all cannabis products as they had in 2015. This year’s Poison Prevention Week (March 17-23) focuses on raising awareness of the poisoning risks of edible cannabis and liquid nicotine in children. Continue Reading

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