Lab changes only temporary, say authorities

CALEB NICKERSON
SHAWVILLE Sept. 28, 2020 
The transfer of certain local microbiology samples from the Pontiac Community Hospital’s laboratory to Gatineau is only a temporary measure due to a loss of staff, according to local health authorities. 
THE EQUITY spoke with Carolin Beaudet, regional laboratory coordinator, as well as Dr. Ewa Wesolowska, the medical director for Optilab and the department head for laboratory medicine for the CISSSO, who explained the changes in the local service. 
“The fact that we are transferring some specimens to the Gatineau Hospital is because we . . .

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