Special Bulletins-London East Medical Centre

Special Bulletins-London East Medical Centre

Special Bulletins

Middlesex London Health Unit - COVID-19
COVID-19 Self-Assessment

covid19Important Message from London East Medical Centre
In lieu of the current COVID-19 pandemic, our office will be changing how we provide care over the coming weeks.

We will be postponing routine appointments for diabetes, blood pressure checks, physicals, etc. for 3 months and providing care by phone for all urgent concerns which do not require an in-person visit.  We will still be seeing select patients in person based on particular concern so please call your physicians line so the staff and physician's can help you during this difficult time.  We will continue to provide care in our after hours clinics and Saturday morning clinic, however all appointments must be screened via phone first.  Please see our after hours clinic page for details.

We advise everyone to monitor the Middlesex London Health Unit's website for updates on COVID-19.

Stay home, healthy and safe.

Thank you for bearing with us as we all navigate this pandemic.
More info below....
If you have a concern about COVID-19, please follow the steps below.
Use the Ontario Ministry of Health’s online self-assessment tool at https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-self-assessment

Call Telehealth at 1-866-797-0000 for a telephone assessment if you have symptoms that include fever and/or cough AND any of the following within 14 days prior to the onset of illness:

a. Travel outside of Canada
b. Close contact with a confirmed or probable case
c. Close contact with a person with Acute Respiratory Illness, who has been to an affected area
If you are not able to assess your symptoms, consider visiting the COVID-19 Assessment Centre for further information.
Anyone with severe respiratory illness, or a medical emergency should go to hospital.

Signs of severe respiratory illness include:
•    Shortness of breath/unable to catch your breath
•    Severe fever that does not come down with Tylenol/acetaminophen
•    Energy so low that you are physically unable to get out of bed or barely able and must rest again immediately
London?s COVID-19 Assessment Centre
There will be no medication or treatment onsite at the COVID-19 Assessment Centre.
Please note: The Assessment Centre at Carling Heights will open on Thursday, March 19th at 11:00 a.m.

London?s COVID-19 Assessment Centres, located at 825 Valetta Street and 656 Elizabeth Street (note: opening Thursday, March 19th) in London, are open seven days a week from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Ontario's Assessment Centres are out-of-hospital clinics where people can be seen by a healthcare provider for COVID-19 related concerns, rather than have them visit an Emergency Department, Urgent Care Centre or their family doctor?s office. They are intended to educate and provide further medical guidance as well as to triage individuals and determine the next steps in their care.

There will be no medication or treatment onsite at the COVID-19 Assessment Centre.

Every day (Monday to Sunday)
11AM to 7PM

825 Valetta St, London, ON
656 Elizabeth St, London, ON