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LifeLabs
Northern Ontario
Physician Requested In-Home Lab Services, Sault Ste Marie

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Description
Offers specimen pick up and blood collection services in a patient's own home at the request of a physician or healthcare provider if the patient is unable to attend a Life Labs location due to physical restrictions, pain or a risk to public health
Comments
  • Appointments are booked by the requesting physician, but changes or cancellations (with 24-hour notice) can be made by calling the Office Phone number
  • Individuals are not eligible for this service if they are:
    • able to drive a motor vehicle
    • able to arrange transportation for shopping, banking or other activities
    • able and/or have returned to work
Hours of Operation
Hours of service vary by appointment
Eligibility
Patients are eligible if they:
  • reside in a long-term care facility or,
  • are unable to leave their home due to:
    • physical immobility
    • physical/mental hardship and/or pain
    • there is a public health risk of spreading communicable diseases (such as rubella or chicken pox)
Application Process
Only requests from physicians and healthcare providers are accepted
Fees
Service - Physician may charge nominal fee ; None - Lab tests covered by OHIP
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(60) Commercial
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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