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Closure of AHL Guelph Postmortem Suite Thursday June 18th for approximately 12 days

To our valued Clients,

Closure of AHL Guelph Postmortem Suite Thursday June 18th for approximately 12 days.

AHL Guelph is about to embark on a construction project of a much needed redo of the floors in the Postmortem suite. As a result, the contractors have been lined up and the final dates have been set.

Please note the following for postmortem service at AHL:

AHL Update - Victoria Day long weekend

To our valued Clients.

We hope that everyone is managing through these interesting times.

AHL continues to provide most services while still maintaining provisions outlined by the Ontario government and public health.

Here are a few updates from AHL:

AHL Update - Current status, Current hours, after hours drop off closed and a new AHL fee schedule/user guide coming May 1.

To our valued clients, below is an update of our status as we move through these trying times:

1. As an essential service, AHL is open and continues to operate with reduced staffing. We have altered working hours with two shifts in some areas to make sure we have proper physical distancing and to keep up with the workload.To concentrate on priority tests, we have for the time being discontinued most virus neuralization testing.

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Easter Holiday Weekend

To all clients

AHL Guelph will be on Statutory holiday / Sunday hours on Friday April 10, 2020. Specimen Room will be open for receiving 9AM-5PM (sample drop off available 24/7).

Saturday will be operating on regular Saturday hours and services (Bacteriology and Clinical Pathology) and Sunday we are closed (drop off and emergency PM available)

Kemptville is closed on Good Friday April 10, 2020 opening Monday April 13th.

Monday April 13, 2020 - AHL Guelph and AHL Kemptville will be open.

AHL is open and continues to operate with reduced staffing

AHL is open and continues to operate with reduced staff as noted below - this will be our "normal" operations for the forseeable future. Please observe safe distancing when you are dropping off samples (1 in vestibule at a time) . Turn around times may be affected. AHL specimen reception has closed the curtain so there is no direct interaction with clients for the sfatey of our staff and the public - please call ahead (ext 54530) if you will have any questions if dropping off submissions. Stay safe!

March 25 update on Virology Laboratory operations

Since Monday, March 23 2020, AHL has been operating with reduced staff to maximize physical distancing in the laboratory. Consequently, many tests will be batched to maximize efficiency and turnaround times may/will be extended.  These include:

1)         results of PCR testing may not always be available same day;

2)         genotyping turnaround times will be extended;

3)         ELISA and AGID tests will be continued, but turnaround times will be extended;

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