Dynacare to provide collection services in Embrun and Russell

BRAMPTON, ON, Sept. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Dynacare is pleased to announce that it now provides laboratory collection services in the Township of Russell.

This service is the first of its kind to serve the Township of Russell and surrounding communities, meeting a demonstrated and requested need for laboratory services in this area. By providing this service, Dynacare will enhance patient care by allowing clients to have blood and other types of medical specimens collected for laboratory testing in a timely and convenient manner. Clinicians will also be able to receive results digitally in real time.

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care recently identified the Township of Russell as a high priority area to increase patient accessibility as patients previously had to travel up to 40 KM away from the region for any laboratory services.

Patients can now go to 869 Notre Dame Street, Embrun on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 110 Craig Street, Russell on Wednesday between 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

"Dynacare is delighted to support healthy lives in this community by providing local diagnostic laboratory services to patients and clinicians," said Renee Leventhal, Director, Physician Relations at Dynacare. "We would especially like to thank Embrun-Casselman Medical Imaging and the Russell Medical Centre for their continued collaboration."

About Dynacare

Supporting healthy lives with commitment and care. By living this mission, Dynacare will achieve its vision of becoming Canada's health and wellness solutions leader.

Dynacare (formerly Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories) is one of Canada's largest providers of health and wellness solutions, with a history that spans more than 50 years. Headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, the company has operations in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. Every year, Dynacare takes care of more than 10 million Canadians through the accurate and timely delivery of laboratory test results and other health-related services to patients, physicians, healthcare facilities and companies in a wide range of industries.

SOURCE Dynacare

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For further information:

Joanna Rizi, Corporate Communications Manager, Dynacare, 800.668.2714 ext. 5268


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