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AHL will no longer require negative AI result for avian postmortem submissions

January 20th, 2023

To our valued poultry clients:

You are receiving this note as you have submitted avian samples to AHL in the past. As you may be aware, notifications related to H5N1 avian influenza in Ontario have decreased markedly as the fall migration has now concluded. No newly infected commercial poultry premises have been identified since Dec. 21.

AHL Kemptville OPEN but reduced staffing

Animal Health Lab Kemptville is OPEN but running at reduced staffing today, January 13, 2023, due to inclement weather. Delays in reporting of test results from this location may be expected. Please address any inquiries to ahlkempt@uoguelph.ca or 613 258 8320. The AHL-Kemptville after hours cooler remains available for specimen drop off.

AHL Kemptville operating on reduced staffing due to weather

Animal Health Lab Kemptville is OPEN but running at reduced staffing today, December 16, 2022, due to inclement weather. Delays in reporting of test results from this location may be expected. Please address any inquiries to ahlkempt@uoguelph.ca or 613 258 8320.

University is CLOSED today - AHL is OPEN with limited testing

Dear AHL clients,

University of Guelph is CLOSED today, December 15th 2022,  due to severe weather. AHL is open, however delays in reporting of test results may be expected as AHL has only a limited number of essential staff on site to deal with urgent and time-sensitive testing.

If you have any questions please email ahlinfo@uoguelph.ca.

Specimen reception will be open 9-5, drop off is open until 10PM

Remembrance Day Friday November 11th - AHL is open

To our valued clients. AHL is open on November 11th. We will be observing this important day as part of our work day. Please note that the major couriers (Purolator, Fedex, UPS) will be operating as usual on November 11th. Our local couriers will be operating as usual. 

Jim Fairles - Client Services Veterinarian ahlinfo@uoguelph.ca 

A service dog waits beside wreaths placed at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.

Purolator and FedEx not operating Friday September 30th-Hold shipping until Monday if possible

To our valued clients.

National Truth and Reconciliation Day Friday September 30th - AHL is open

AHL is open on September 30th. We will be observing this important day as part of our work day. Please note however that the major couriers (Purolator, Fedex, UPS) will be closed and will not be delivering nor picking up on September 30th. Our local couriers will be operating as usual.

Thanksgiving Day Holiday Weekend - AHL Monday October 10th - no testing

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