COVID-19 test results now available through text message
Lethbridge News Now
Albertans can now choose how they want to receive their COVID-19 test results – through an automated phone call, a personal phone call from an AHS team member, or by SMS text message.
When you book a COVID test through the Alberta Health Services website or by dropping into an assessment centre, you can choose any one of these methods.
“Providing Albertans with both positive and negative COVID-19 test results through text message and automated phone calls will significantly reduce wait times for test results,” says Minister of Health Tyler Shandro. “We have heard Albertans’ concerns and responded.”
The current AHS autodialer system has delivered negative results to more than 500,000 Albertans since its launch in April. READ MORE...