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Outpatient Blood Collection Temporarily Unavailable

Service Closures & UpdatesPublic Service AnnouncementsProvincial
Posted: March 11, 2024

Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services advises the public of a temporary disruption to outpatient blood collection services on the Island portion of the province due to downtime required to upgrade the provincial laboratory software system and its hardware.

Outpatient blood collection in Eastern–Urban, Eastern–Rural and Western Zones, along with the Island portion of Labrador-Grenfell Zone, will be unavailable on Wednesday, March 13.

Outpatient blood collection in Central Zone will also be unavailable on Wednesday, March 13, with the following exceptions:

Site Blood Collection Unavailability
Fogo Island Health Centre Tuesday, March 12, beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, March 13, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Dr. YK Jeon Kittiwake Health Centre, New-Wes-Valley
Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre, Twillingate
A. M. Guy Memorial Health Centre, Buchans Tuesday, March 12, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Bay d’Espoir Community Health Centre, St. Alban’s
Connaigre Peninsula Health Centre, Harbour Breton
Green Bay Health Centre, Springdale
Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre

Labrador will be unaffected, and services will continue normally there.

NL Health Services apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.


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