Midland COVID-19 Assessment Centre relocates from GBGH site
November 15, 2021 – The Midland COVID-19 Assessment Centre is relocating on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. The Assessment Centre has been located at Georgian Bay General Hospital’s (GBGH) Midland site since August 2020 and is moving to the North Simcoe Family Health Team (NSFHT) at 619 Prospect Boulevard, Unit 3 in Midland. At the NSFHT, the centre will operate as a drive-through format.
The Midland COVID-19 Assessment Centre hours will be Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The operation of the Assessment Centre has been a collaboration between partners – GBGH, the NSFHT, Centre de santé communautaire CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre, Wendat Community Programs and Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care.
“As part of our commitment to collaborating with community health partners, the Family Health Team is pleased to now take the lead in operating the Midland COVID-19 Assessment Centre,” says Andrew Shantz, executive director, NSFHT. “As partners in the development of the North Simcoe Ontario Health Team, as well as the oversight of the Assessment Centre for the past 19 months, the Family Health Team, GBGH, Chigamik, Wendat and Waypoint have continuously demonstrated a solid working relationship together. The Family Health Team and its partners are proud to take a role in ensuring our community’s health needs are met – during the pandemic and beyond.”
Assessment Centre Background:
- March 25 – August 27, 2020: Assessment Centre operates at Chigamik site (former King Street location)
- August 28, 2020 – November 16, 2021: Assessment Centre relocates to GBGH (Midland site, building in the parking lot)
- November 17, 2021: Assessment Centre relocates to NSFHT
- 36,736 swabs performed to date (March 25, 2020 – November 5, 2021)
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