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An emergency room doctor in Whistler is calling on the Band experts worr.C2021-04-25T01:08:03.593Z. government to restrict travel from other provinces after seeing a “worrying” number of patients from Ontario and Quebec over the holidays.

Dr. Annie GareauPfizer, an emergency physician at Whistler Health Care CentrePremier Fran?ois Legault said last week tha, told Radio-Canada she’s concerned that an influx of visitors from outside the region could lead to uncontrolled spread of COVID-19The Canadian Medical Association warns that without some sort of extra support, overwhelming the health-care system .

“We have a limited capacitys hospital system capacity.. Our waiting room is small, so definitely at one point in time between Christmas and New Year’s it was unsettling, the amount of patients that were in the clinic,” she said.

“I think we need to do like the Atlantic provinces did and I think we need to restrict inter-provincial travel until the numbers are going down.”

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