Drive-thru COVID-19 screening clinic to open at Place des Festivals in Montreal

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As of Mar. 23, 2020 at 8 a.m. the Place des Festivals in Montreal will host a drive-thru COVID-19 testing facility where citizens do not need a referral.

(CTV News) — As of Monday at 8 a.m. a new drive-thru COVID-19 screening testing facility will open at Place des Festivals in downtown Montreal.

It will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and people can come by car or can walk to the site.

The city will close roads in the area including Maisonneuve Blvd. where cars will line up on heading east to west, and be triaged in their vehicles.

If in preliminary screening, citizens present coronavirus symptoms (fevers, coughs or difficulty breathing) they will be directed to the testing facility and will be able to park their vehicles.

If they don’t need a test, they can walk or drive away.

The testing area will be in the main site of Place des Festivals. (…)

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