The Laurentides Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) wishes to encourage anyone with flu-like symptoms, onset or worsening of a cough, difficulty breathing, symptoms of gastroenteritis or loss of smell without nasal congestion make an appointment today for a COVID-19 screening test. Even in case of minor symptoms, contact 1 877 644-4545 to make an appointment. By this gesture, you will protect your health, while preserving that of others.
"With the gradual deconfinement started, vigilance is required. In this sense, we invite the population to monitor their state of health. As the Laurentides region has the capacity to respond to an increase in requests for screening tests, you should not hesitate to go to a designated COVID-19 screening clinic, "explained the director of public health for the Laurentians, Dr. Éric Goyer.
According to Ms. Rosemonde Landry, President and CEO of the CISSS des Laurentides, each person must be vigilant to protect those around them: "The population should not hesitate to take the screening test. If you have symptoms compatible with COVID-19, you should contact 1 877 644-4545 for an appointment. This gesture protects the health of the whole community. "
As announced by the Quebec government, the Laurentians region is participating in a massive diagnostic strategy in order to have an even more precise measure of community transmission. "The more screening tests that are done, the more the results will provide a fair picture of the health status of our population. The deconfinement can thus be better controlled, "concluded Ms. Landry.
The CISSS des Laurentides also invites the public to consult section COVID-19 for more information on screening.