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LifeLabs $30 home visit fee an equity issue, says area residents and local health coalition

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LifeLabs $30 home visit fee an equity issue, says area woman

Laura LeMiere’s nana is 90-years-old and has limited mobility. When she required blood work to confirm a health concern, her options were clear – pay to have someone from LifeLabs come to her home, or face line-ups at the lab on Angeline Street in Lindsay.

Online booking is not an option for LeMiere’s nana without a computer or internet and booking an appointment by phone is often difficult due to wait times.

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Ontario adding new hospital beds in Kawartha Lakes

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Laurie Scott stands with staff of the Ross Memorial Hospital near a podium

The Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay will be receiving more than $1.1 million in funding to help alleviate hospital capacity pressures and reduce wait times.

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Lindsay’s Dvine Laboratories retools to make hand sanitizer to fight COVID-19

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The label for Dvine Laboratories' new hand sanitizer, made in Lindsay.

A Kawartha Lakes-based company, Dvine Laboratories in Lindsay, has retooled their manufacturing to begin producing hand sanitizer – up to one million bottles a month if needed.

Three and a half weeks ago, owner of Dvine Laboratories, Mike Meathrel, couldn’t see the point of making the change from their usual e-liquids for e-cigarettes, among other products.

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