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March 2020

COVID-19 Notice

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Good morning,

Aatel Communications Inc. would like to acknowledge the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic and remind staff and health care facilities of our continued commitment to supporting hospitals in their optimal operating capacity. We are following the situation closely and reviewing policies on an as needed basis to ensure we maintain the highest standards of safety while abiding by health care facility policies.  We will continue to operate and provide support services to facilities as need.

We’d like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank all of the medical and administrative staff at health care facilities across the country for their commitment to slowing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and their continued care and support of those people who need it most.

Again, we want to reinforce our continued support of hospitals and the surrounding community in this unprecedented time.   We are all in this together, and as a Canadian company, we stand united with the rest of Canada, ready to help wherever we can.

COVID-19 Update

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The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Wednesday that the COVID-19 is officially being called a Pandemic. We want to ensure you that Aatel Communications is continuously monitoring the developments of COVID-19 both globally and nationally. The health and safety of our employees and customers is always our top priority.

Aatel is taking extra precaution to ensure that our offices are regularly disinfected. Our employees have been educated on the appropriate hand hygiene techniques and the actions that should be taken if symptoms arise, including self-isolation.

Please be assured that Aatel is doing everything we can to make sure we continue to deliver the excellent service and support you expect.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has assessed the public health risk associated with COVID-19 as low for Canada. The public health risk is continually reassessed as new information becomes available. Refer to PHAC’s frequently asked questions (FAQ) for more information via the link below.

What are the symptoms?

The initial symptoms of 2019-nCoV are mainly fever, with a few reports of people having difficulty breathing, and chest x-rays showing signs of pneumonia in both lungs.

According to the World Health Organization (, signs of infection can include respiratory complaints, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.  In more severe cases, the infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure, and even death.

The only way to confirm 2019-nCoV is with a lab test.

 Best Practices to Avoid Illness:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

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