New partnership to help COVID-19 testing for important work and journey | Native-Enterprise | Enterprise


SYDNEY – Nova Scotia Health has reached an agreement with PRAXES Medical Group to support COVID-19 testing for people who need proof that they do not have the COVID-19 virus for work or travel.

The PRAXES group began testing for urgent work-related travel Thursday that requires a negative COVID-19 test before departure.

These tests are also intended for students or migrant workers who need a negative COVID-19 test before returning to their home countries, and for those visiting a vulnerable, sick or elderly relative, attending a funeral, or others for compassionate reasons Attend events.

These tests are not intended for non-essential travel or business purposes, including vacation or business travel when virtual meetings are possible.

To request this service, contact at least five days prior to travel. Those who have been classified as eligible will receive a link that allows them to book an appointment online within one working day.

Tests are available at the PRAXES Dartmouth location at $ 250 plus HST and will be available in other areas of Nova Scotia at a later date.

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