The management of St. Nicholas Hospital has announced that it will be suspending services in its Lagos Island branch following an exposure to COVID-19.
According Ebun Bamgboye, who is the hospital’s clinical director, this suspension would last for two weeks as he further revealed that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had been contacted over the development.
“This is to inform you about of the suspension of our services in St. Nicholas Hospital, Lagos Island branch for a period of 2 weeks. This decision is as a result of exposure to COVID -19. We have contacted the NCDC and as at 18th of April 2020, our facility had been decontaminated by the Lagos state government.
“The safety of all our staff and patients is of paramount importance to us. As such, we are complying with the directive of the HEFAMAA to suspend our services for 2 weeks (Saturday 18th April 2020 — Saturday 2′ May 2020)
“We understand the critical needs of our patients, hence we have introduced our telemedicine services where patients can consult our doctors via video and audio channels by calling.”