Online COVID-19 screening pilot project at Victoria General site of the QEII

HALIFAX, NS -- Beginning today, patients and visitors entering the Victoria General (VG) site, QEII will have the option to go online to complete a COVID-19 screening assessment prior to entering the facility.

Anyone planning to enter the VG site ONLY can go to https:/fastpass.nshealth.ca to fill out the screening assessment tool.

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

Nova Scotia Health is introducing the online tool on a trial basis at the VG site. The online screening will NOT be available at other Nova Scotia Health facilities at this time.

The tool will be evaluated and may become more widely available, depending on the outcome of this pilot project.

In-person on site door screening will still be an option at the VG site.

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