Manitoulin’s COVID-19 field hospital ‘impressive,’ Nickel Belt MPP says –

The facility is equipped to care for mild to moderately ill patients with COVID-19 requiring hospital admission

ELLIOT LAKE — Manitoulin Island’s new COVID-19 field hospital is an example of what a resourceful community can do with few resources, according to Nickel Belt MPP France Gelinas.

The new facility, which is located in the NEMI Recreation Centre in Little Current, has been in the works since the height of the COVID-19 pandemic this spring.

Gelinas, along with Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Mike Mantha and a number of community partners, paid a visit to the Manitoulin Health Centre’s near-completed alternative care site on Tuesday.

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