Effective September 24, Public Health will begin once again contacting some close contacts by text, where that is an option. They will continue to reach out by phone to reach close contacts in some cases.
Victoria County Memorial Hospital in Baddeck and Sacred Heart Community Health Centre in Cheticamp are experiencing temporary telephone outages. The sites cannot receive or make calls. Nova Scotia Health is aware of the outages and is working to correct them.
Dr. Paul MacDonald, a cardiologist and head of internal medicine in Eastern Zone, is a strong proponent of the value that clinical trials bring to the delivery of safe and quality health care in Nova Scotia, for both patients and providers.