Online COVID-19 screening pilot project expands to two regional hospitals

Beginning today, patients and visitors entering St Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish or Colchester East Hants Health Centre (CEHHC) in Truro will have the option to go online to complete a COVID-19 door screening assessment prior to entering the facilities. 

This online option is an expansion of a pilot project which started with the Victoria General site in Halifax in April. It is being expanded to these regional hospitals to assess its use and may become more widely available. 

Anyone planning to enter the VG site, St Martha’s or CEHHC ONLY can go to https://fastpass.nshealth.ca/ to fill out the screening assessment tool. The online screening will NOT be available at other Nova Scotia Health facilities at this time.

Patients and visitors will still need to show their screening results (either from their smartphone or a printed copy) when entering the hospital.

In-person, on-site door screening will still be an option at all sites.

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