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.

During treatment/assessment, clients are permitted to remove their mask once directed by their SLP. This is for treatment that requires a client's mouth/jaw to be visible. When the SLP's mouth must be visible for treatment/assessment, our SLPs wear face masks with a clear panel so that clients can see their mouths. You can learn more about these masks here.

When Phase 5 begins on September 15th, masks will continue to be required within Shoreline's office. This is in compliance with Public Health's "strong recommendation" to continue to do so. 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 and you are not fully vaccinated (2 doses).

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

  • You have travelled outside of NS, PEI, NL recently and haven't yet completed any isolation requirements of Public Health.

  • 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

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