4,000 tests completed in July: third full month of operations
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESS CABLE / Aug 5, 2022 / EMPOWER CLINICS INC (CSE:CBDT)(Frankfurt:8EC)(OTCQB:EPWCF) (“Authorize” or the “Company“), an integrated healthcare company, serving patients through medical centers, telemedicine platforms, a medical device company, and a high-complexity medical diagnostic laboratory, today announced that its COVID-19 testing solutions offered in and around the Port of Vancouver and Canada Place. of 4000 tests for the month of July. The Company also has more than 600 confirmed appointments for the remainder of the cruise season.
“More than halfway through this year’s cruise season, we’re proud that the cruise industry supports our fully accredited COVID-19 testing solutions in Vancouver,” said Steven McAuley, President and CEO of Empower Clinics. “I am grateful and proud of our entire team, who continually deliver excellent, reliable and convenient testing solutions. The response from cruise companies and their passengers has been very positive throughout the season. We remain ready to serve for the remainder of the season and anticipate continued strong volumes for August and September.”
While cruise season in Vancouver runs through November, peak season runs from July through October based on cruise schedules managed by the Port of Vancouver. With multiple ships carrying more than 4,000 people, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority expects more than 300 cruise calls for the 2022 season, up nearly 8% from the 288 calls in 2019 before the pandemic.
All of Empower’s COVID-19 testing solutions are fully accredited by the British Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons Diagnostic Accreditation Program (DAP). All COVID-19 testing in British Columbia requires accreditation from the university’s Diagnostic Accreditation Program (DAP). Empower’s fully accredited COVID-19 testing solutions include three certified sites at the Port of Vancouver, Canada Place and the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, as well as a newly accredited mobile concierge service.
Passengers can visit https://www.empowerclinics.com/covid-19-testing/ to reserve COVID-19 testing solutions including virtual (telehealth) or in-person Rapid Antigen/Rapid PCR (RT-Lamp) testing at a site at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, adjacent to the port terminal on Canada Place.
Empower is an integrated health care company that provides physical and mental well-being to patients through its clinics, with digital and telemedicine care, a medical device company and world-class medical diagnostic laboratories. Supported by an experienced leadership team, Empower is aggressively growing its clinical and digital presence in North America. Our Health & Wellness and Diagnostics & Technology business units are positioned to positively impact the holistic health of our patients, while delivering long-term value to our shareholders.
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