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Public Service Announcement regarding Outpatient Blood Collection Services

March 26, 2020

To ensure urgent and emergent laboratory testing continues, while supporting physical distancing measures, Central Health is implementing an appointment-based outpatient blood collection service, effective Thursday, March 26th.

Clients requiring blood work for chemotherapy, transplant and INR monitoring can call the relevant number listed below for an appointment. Please have available: name, MCP, telephone number, and physician name. Clients will be screened for COVID-19.

Monday to Friday, 9:00-11:30am and 1:00 – 3:00pm.

A.M. Guy Memorial Health Centre, Buchans 672-3304

Bay d'Espoir Community Health Centre, St. Alban's 538-3244

Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte 532 - 5248

Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, GFW 292 - 2117

Connaigre Peninsula Health Centre, Harbour Breton 885-3216

Dr. Hugh Twomey Memorial Health Centre, Botwood 257-2999

Dr. YK Jeon Kittiwake Health Centre, Brookfield 536-1191 Fogo Island Health Centre Fogo Island 266-2221

Green Bay Health Centre, Springdale 673 - 5315

James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre, Gander 256 - 5500

Lewisporte Health Centre, Lewisporte 535 - 6654

Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre, Twillingate 571-2139

All other appointments for urgent/emergent outpatient blood work will be arranged through the ordering physicians’/nurse practitioners’ office.


Media contact:

Gayle St. Croix, Director of Communications and Government Relations

cell: (709) 572 1165



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