Public asked to inquire about impact on lab services

JH / Kamloops Daily News
December 8, 2012 01:00 AM

Citing an ongoing job action by health professionals, the Interior Health Authority asks anyone in need of lab services on Monday to check in before paying a visit.

A press release from the IHA said labs will operate at essential service levels, with staff reduced and delays expected. This might result in outpatients with non-urgent lab requests asked to return at a later date.

There will be no impact on services for chemotherapy, dialysis or transplant patients. Urgent lab tests and pre-surgical screening for surgeries on Monday and Tuesday will take place.

Anyone with questions or concerns is asked to phone 250-231-4514.

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