Public reminded not to present to hospitals for appointments unless contacted

Horizon is strongly urging patients to refrain from presenting to our hospitals for medical appointments unless contacted directly by a hospital representative.

Elective surgeries and non-urgent appointments for Horizon’s ambulatory clinics, diagnostic imaging and laboratory services are being postponed as health care workers are being re-assigned to areas where staffing support is most urgently needed.

Oncology services are continuing. If you have an oncology appointment, please continue to attend as planned.

Those who are uncertain about the status of their appointment should call ahead to the corresponding department.

We fully appreciate the patience and understanding of the public while we work through these challenges.

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