Kingston Health Sciences Centre eases remaining COVID-19 measures

Kingston General Hospital Sign. Global Kingston

Hospitals in Kingston, Ont. will soon introduce reduced COVID-19 measures for patients, family and staff.

Beginning Nov. 14, active screening, the process when those entering are asked questions about their health or possible exposure to COVID-19, as well as the online pre-appointment screening tool, will be discontinued.

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“Patients who have any symptoms will be asked to report them to Registration or clinical staff, who will also be screening patients when they arrive at their clinic,” a hospital news release stated.

KHSC will re-open additional public entrances at the Murray Building (Hotel Dieu site) and at GIDRU Level 1 off George St. (KGH site). Both are accessible entrances that will be open from Monday to Friday during daytime hours.

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