COVID-19 testing for community of Makkovik

Labrador-Grenfell Health is encouraging all community members in Makkovik to get a COVID-19 test.

Testing will be available today and tomorrow without appointment.

Individuals can get a test even if they have not travelled and do not show COVID-19 symptoms.

Testing will be provided at Labrador-Grenfell Health’s Makkovik Community Clinic beginning at Noon February 18, in collaboration with Nunatsiavut Government Department of Health and Social Development.

Community members will be notified by Nunatsiavut Government through Facebook and phone on when they should arrive.

Community members should contact the clinic if they have concerns about transportation to attend for their test.

Individuals seeking testing are reminded to bring their MCP card and to maintain physical distancing while waiting to get their swab.