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IWK eases additional restrictions on support persons

For immediate release – June 16, 2020

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IWK/NSHA resumes normal parking operations and fees on Monday, June 1

Parking fees had been waived at IWK and NSHA parking facilities since March 20. The gradual re-introduction of suspended health care services over the coming weeks across the province is expected to result in an increased demand on parking spaces for patients, visitors, staff and physicians. 

In order to accommodate that increased demand, IWK and NSHA are resuming normal parking operations and fees at all sites, beginning Monday, June 1.  

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IWK eases some restrictions on support persons

 

For immediate release – May 22, 2020

The IWK Health Centre is now able to allow additional support people for patients where it is operationally feasible and safe to do so within the current public health safety guidelines.

New guidelines now allow:

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