COVID-19 screening clinic coming to Park Ex

By Avleen K Mokha

The mobile testing clinic will be set in an STM bus to test residents for coronavirus (COVID-19). Screening begins in CIUSSS West Central’s territory tomorrow, May 13. Next week, the clinic will be set up in Park Extension.

Photo: STM

Under the responsibility of Montreal’s Regional Public Health department, the mobile clinic is operated in partnership with the public health team and staff of the CIUSSS West Central Montreal.

Screening clinic schedule

Wednesday May 13, Thursday May 14 and Friday May 15: Snowdon Area at Bill-Durnan Arena, 4988 Vézina Street

Saturday May 16, Sunday May 17, Monday 18 May: Côte-des-Neiges sector, in front of 3220 Appleton Avenue

Tuesday 19, Wednesday 20, Thursday 21 May: Parc Extension, Parc metro station (on Hutchison street)

The bus will remain in the same location for 3 days before moving to higher priority areas.

The clinic will be open every day from 10am to 4pm.

This clinic is accessible without appointment to those individuals who:

  • Are presenting flu-like symptoms
  • Are not presenting symptoms but have been in contact with someone who is confirmed positive for Covid-19

All physical distancing, hygiene and protection measures will be put in place for both staff and residents being screened.