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COVID-19 Information

Last updated: March 30, 2020


For up-to-date guidance and information on COVID-19, please visit the Nova Scotia government’s website https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/.

Patient + Visitor Restrictions In Effect

IWK Visitor Restrictions as of March 18

  • No Visitors
  • Pediatric Patient +1 Support Person
  • Women in Labour +1 Support Person
  • Screening: We will be screening at the door to ensure our patients are kept safe.

The IWK is limiting visitors to prevent the spread of any respiratory illness, including COVID-19. Please note these limitations could change as the situation evolves.


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