COVID-19 Information

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Button with words COVID-19 Vaccine clinicsWe are actively offering COVID-19 vaccine clinics. Please visit our vaccination page for the most up-to-date details on who can book an appointment and how, and other information.

Individuals who are unable to book their COVID-19 vaccine appointment online, need to cancel or reschedule their appointment or who have any other questions regarding their COVID-19 vaccine appointments may call 1-833-951-3884, seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

COVID-19 Safety Protocols

We have ongoing COVID-19 protocols and guidelines in place at hospitals and health-care facilities throughout the region:

  • Screening;
  • Visitor guidelines;
  • Mask requirements; and
  • Physical distancing.

These are necessary precautions designed to help keep patients, clients, residents, visitors, staff and physicians safe and support quality care for patients, clients and residents.

COVID-19 Testing

The public is reminded that appointments are required for COVID-19 testing clinics located across the region. Individuals are directed to complete the COVID-19 Self-Assessment and Referral Tool to help determine whether they should be tested for COVID-19. Individuals who cannot access the self-assessment tool are directed to contact 811. For more information, please visit the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s ‘Get Tested’ webpage via https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/public-health-guidance/testing/get-tested/.

Self-Isolation Assessment Tool

For more information regarding self-isolation, please refer to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Self-Isolation Assessment Tool via https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/public-health-guidance/self-isolation/assessment-tool/.

Questions

  • Individuals are advised to direct their questions about hospital appointments, COVID-19 testing appointments and general COVID-19 inquiries to the appropriate program area/department. A list of contact numbers for appointment inquiries as well as general information numbers/switchboards can be found on Eastern Health’s website.
  • If you have any questions about your health, please contact your health provider directly.
  • If you feel there has been a change in your health status, please contact your physician or nurse practitioner for an appointment. If you do not have a family doctor or a regular health provider, please call the NL HealthLine at 811 to speak to a registered nurse 24 hours a day, seven days a week about any health issue or concern.
  • If you are experiencing an emergency, please go the nearest emergency department, or call 911 for an ambulance.
  • If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call the NL Health Line at 811.

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Last updated: 2022-09-15