Public health and the CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’Île-de-Montréal will be increasing testing for COVID-19 in Montréal-Nord starting on Friday, as the borough grapples with the highest number of known cases on the island.
Santé Montreal says an increased number of tests will give officials a better understanding of the region’s outbreak.
Residents in Montréal-Nord who have symptoms can make an appointment by calling 514-644-4545.
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“Organizations in the district will also be involved in efforts to contact the population and increase awareness of the service,” states the Santé Montreal website.
As of this past Monday at 6:30 pm, Montréal-Nord had 1,153 known cases of the island’s 12,487 total (9.7%).
Symptoms include fever, coughing, and difficulty breathing.
#COVID19 | #MontréalNord: ouverture d’une clinique de #dépistage dès demain, le vendredi 1er mai.
Vous habitez #Montréal-Nord et avez des symptômes (voir https://t.co/F2YGGwJJi8)? Vous pouvez prendre rendez-vous à la clinique : 514 644-4545.
— Dre Mylène Drouin, directrice santé publique Mtl (@Santepub_Mtl) April 30, 2020