Services During COVID-19

In-Person Services

On June 2, Dr. Strang, the Chief Medical Officer of Health, approved the plan submitted by the Nova Scotia College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists (NSCASLP) for private sector practitioners to resume non-urgent / essential in person services starting on June 5.

Dr. Strang's letter of approval can be found here.

The complete plan from NSCASLP can be found here.


Along with all private sector practitioners, Shoreline must meet the requirements detailed in this plan.

Quick facts: A one-page summary of procedures is here.

Starting July 31, visitors must wear a mask in all common areas of Paddlers Cove (stairwells, hallways, washrooms). This is required by law. Exceptions: children under the age of 2, children age 2 to 4 who refuse to wear a mask, those with valid medical conditions.

Pre-Screening Form

The day before your appointment, you must complete this form.


  • You OR SOMEONE IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD have travelled outside of Atlantic Canada or to New Brunswick in the last 14 days.

  • You have been in close contact (<6 feet) with someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days.

  • You OR SOMEONE IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD have tested positive for COVID-19 or have a swab pending.

  • In the last 24 hours you have had 1 of (new or worsening): fever, cough, sore throat, headache, runny nose/nasal congestion, shortness of breath. (If you do, stay home and monitor symptoms to see how they develop.)

  • In the last 48 hours have you had (new or worsening) a fever or cough OR 2 or more of: shortness of breath, runny nose/nasal congestion, headache, sore throat. (If you do, stay home and call 811.)

  • You have been instructed by Public Health to self-isolate.

COVID-19 Pre-screening

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