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Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre extends hours for drive-thru COVID-19 screening clinic

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The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, Ont., has extended its hours of operation for its drive-thru coronavirus screening clinic.

The hours of Clinic C at RVH will be extended from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. starting June 24 until June 30.

Read more: Two new coronavirus cases confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka, local total now at 577

Over the last week, RVH says it’s screened almost 500 people.

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The hospital says people who are asymptomatic and want to be tested should still go to the Barrie COVID-19 assessment centre on Huronia Road. If the symptoms are severe, RVH says people should go to the hospital’s emergency department.

Read more: 163 new coronavirus cases, 12 deaths in Ontario; total cases at 34,016

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The Prince William walk-in clinic on Big Bay Point Road is also providing COVID-19 testing.

Last month, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced that anyone can get tested for COVID-19, even if they don’t have symptoms.

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