Author: Neil McWilliam

PRESS RELEASE: PRAXES OFFERS COVID TESTING IN SHELBURNE, NS

PRAXES Medical Group, in partnership with TLC Pharmasave, is pleased to announce that we are offering COVID Testing Services including Rapid Antigen and RT-PCR Testing starting December 9th in Shelburne, Nova Scotia. COVID test appointments can be booked online at www.praxes.ca. PRAXES has been providing COVID testing services in Nova Scotia since the beginning of…
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PRESS RELEASE: PRAXES offers COVID Testing in Amherst, Nova Scotia

PRAXES Medical Group, in partnership with Amherst Pharmasave, is pleased to announce that we are offering COVID Testing Services including Rapid Antigen and RT-PCR Testing starting Thursday, November 25th at the Pharmasave in Amherst, Nova Scotia. COVID test appointments will be available 7 days per week and can be booked online at www.praxes.ca. PRAXES has…
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PRESS RELEASE: PRAXES offers COVID Testing in Antigonish, Nova Scotia

PRAXES Medical Group, in partnership with the Medical Complex & Clinics, is pleased to announce that we are offering COVID Testing Services including Rapid Antigen and RT-PCR Testing starting November 8th at the Mediplex clinic in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. COVID test appointments will be available 6 days per week and can be booked online at…
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PRESS RELEASE: PRAXES offers COVID Testing at JA Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport

PRAXES Medical Group, in partnership with the JA Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport, is pleased to announce that we are offering COVID Testing Services including Rapid Antigen and RT-PCR Testing starting September 15 at the Sydney Airport. COVID test appointments will be available 7 days per week and can be booked online at www.praxes.ca. Susan Helliwell,…
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The race between virus and vaccine is not settled yet

The race between virus and vaccine is not settled yet By Lyndsay Armstrong, The Coast   |  July 21, 2021 Lessons from former ER doctor John Ross on this “really awkward phase” of the pandemic. John Ross doesn’t blame us if we don’t feel like we know what to do right now. After 16 months living…
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Rapid testing has found at least 10 per cent of Nova Scotia’s cases in its third wave

Rapid testing has found at least 10 per cent of Nova Scotia’s cases in its third wave May 25, 2021 Unlike most provinces which reserve testing only for symptomatic people, Nova Scotia’s pop-up centres allow asymptomatic people to simply show up and get a free rapid test To read more about this update, please view…
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Information about the Chief William Saulis Families Fund

Information about the Chief William Saulis Families Fund December 23, 2020 We send our condolences to the families of the Chief William Saulis crew. This loss is felt throughout the industry and community at large in Nova Scotia. Please consider donating to the Chief William Saulis Families Fund: https://gofund.me/0c72368e Sincerely, PRAXES Medical Group

Asymptomatic CoVID testing is being offered in Nova Scotia – What is it and how does it work?

Asymptomatic CoVID testing is being offered in Nova Scotia – What is it and how does it work? By Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC,  | December 4, 2020 After almost a year of COVID-19, we have learned that 1) The virus is spread mostly by breathing ‘aerosol’ 2) Masks therefore make a big difference in…
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