Services During COVID-19

In-Person Services

On June 2, 2020, 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 sector plan from NSCASLP can be found here.

Starting July 31, 2020, 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 cannot tolerate a mask, those with valid medical conditions.


Pre-Screening Form

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


  • 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 you are symptomatic and 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 book a COVID test.

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

COVID-19 Pre-screening

Your form has been submitted.