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Fast pass testing centre pilot program for teachers and school staff to begin Jan. 18

The Manitoba government will pilot a new COVID-19 testing centre, called Fast Pass, to offer appointment-based rapid tests for staff working directly with students, Health and Seniors Care Minister Heather Stefanson and Education Minister Cliff Cullen announced today.

“Offering a dedicated testing stream to people working in schools will allow us to quickly identify any cases of COVID-19, enabling faster contact tracing and helping us to reduce spread in our schools and community,” said Stefanson. “The launch of our first Fast Pass site will provide our education system with the reassurance that there is a dedicated testing option to support timely access to COVID-19 results.”

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