CALGARY, Alberta, March 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Numi Well being Inc. (“Numi”), Canada’s premier cell medical service, is happy to announce it’s working with Alberta Well being Companies (AHS) to supply two million free fast COVID-19 checks to eligible organizations. Numi is launching this flagship mission in partnership with Edmonton Worldwide Airport (EIA) to supply testing to front-line airport workers.
Employers and repair suppliers can apply to obtain free fast take a look at kits for his or her group’s COVID-19 screening applications, serving to determine and isolate pre-symptomatic and asymptomatic circumstances early to cease the unfold. Related fast testing applications have been efficiently piloted in long-term care services, hospitals and different high-risk environments.
“Many Albertans should not capable of earn a living from home through the pandemic,” says Peter Verburg, Founder and CEO of Numi. “Defending the well being and security of these on the front-lines is essential and we’re proud to assist Alberta companies, beginning with Edmonton Worldwide Airport, as they take this subsequent step in worker well being and security.”
Numi’s end-to-end resolution helps eligible employers full and submit the AHS testing type together with Numi’s customary working procedures for point-of-care testing. Numi offers a variety of companies, from take a look at supply to coaching and medical oversight for corporations that want to conduct their very own program. The Numi medical staff can also be capable of help with constructive take a look at notification to public well being authorities.
The eight-week-long EIA pilot program will see Numi’s staff of skilled nurses and medics administer as many as 500 checks every week. The voluntary fast antigen checks take lower than half-hour, from swab to outcome, and can be found to asymptomatic workers working straight with the general public, equivalent to airline employees and workers in terminal retailers and eating places.
“Well being and security are our prime priorities, and that is an evolution of our rigorous COVID-19 protocols to have the most secure facility we are able to,” says Myron Keehn, Vice President of Air Service and Enterprise Growth at EIA. “Partnering with Numi provides front-line workers entry to COVID-19 screening that can in the end assist maintain passengers and most of the people secure and cut back the unfold of the virus.”
Numi was already the unique supplier of COVID-19 antigen checks for vacationers at Edmonton and Calgary Worldwide Airports and now corporations can even use this platform for environment friendly reserving, take a look at supply and outcomes notification for office screening to make sure any worker who needs to get screened earlier than a shift can accomplish that.
Numi’s progressive app and repair mannequin offers Canadians with a easy technique to order and obtain medical care within the consolation and security of their dwelling or workplace, along with choose brick-and-mortar areas. The Calgary-based firm is increasing rapidly, with nurse and medic recruitment underway in cities throughout Canada. The corporate has already delivered companies to people and company purchasers in Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg. Different cities might be introduced quickly.
About Numi Well being Inc.
Numi is Canada’s premier cell medical service, designed by a staff of tech entrepreneurs and well being professionals who’re educated, passionate and dedicated to delivering improved entry to medical companies and extra handy care. The staff contains medical doctors, nurses, pharmacists, infectious illness specialists and microbiologists. Collectively they ship a custom-made and environment friendly healthcare expertise by way of cutting-edge expertise and a customer-centered method to service supply. For extra data go to www.numihealth.com
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