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IWK Health Centre to Issue a “No Visitors” Policy - effective March 18

(For Immediate Release – Halifax, NS) In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the IWK Health Centre is implementing a “No Visitors” policy effective immediately.

No general visitors will be permitted to enter the IWK however one support person is permitted for pediatric patients and one support person is permitted for women in labour. These individuals will be screened at entrances to the health centre.

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IWK Health Centre to suspend all non-urgent services - effective March 18th

(For Immediate Release -- Halifax, NS) In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the IWK Health Centre will be suspending all non-urgent services effective tomorrow, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Dr. Krista Jangaard, IWK President & CEO, announced today.

For the IWK’s pediatric and women’s health population this means:

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IWK to limit visitors

For immediate release – March 12, 2020

The IWK is limiting visitors to prevent the spread of any respiratory illness, including COVID-19.

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