3,000 Tests and appointments completed since June 1st add to increased revenue across divisions
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / June 13, 2022 / EMPOWER CLINICS INC (CSE:CBDT)(Frankfurt:8EC)(OTCQB:EPWCF) ("Empower" or the "Company") an integrated healthcare company offering services in the U.S. and Canada - announced today its fully accredited healthcare practice in Vancouver, B.C. continues to dramatically expand adding to revenue growth across its divisions.
Since June 1st, the company has administered more than 3,000 tests and booked appointments, providing an essential service to travelers, tourists and adding employment to the local community. Empower previously announced that it had exceeded 3000 tests in only its first full month of operation in May 2022, while still early in the tourist season.
"I believe the continued growth in our testing business is a reflection of our commitment to our customers and clients - think of travelers, cruise ship companies, tour operators - that will use our fully accredited testing solutions," stated Steven McAuley, Chairman and CEO of Empower Clinics. "Our investment to be a fully accredited operation is paying off, as the dynamic and important cruiseship industry comes back and thrives in Vancouver." Mr. McAuley continues, "When we add these advancements to the progress of our other divisions, our growth continues, and we are achieving our goals."
Empower offers the most comprehensive fully accredited COVID-19 testing solutions in and around the Port of Vancouver and Canada Place. All of its sites are fully accredited by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia's Diagnostic Accreditation Program (DAP). Its sites include three certified sites at the Port of Vancouver, Canada Place and Fairmont Waterfront Hotel as well as a recently accredited concierge mobile service. All COVID-19 testing in British Columbia requires accreditation by the College's Diagnostic Accreditation Program (DAP).
Empower's COVID-19 testing solutions are highlighted on the website for Royal Carribean - the world's second largest cruise operator. The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority expects more than 300 cruise ship calls for the 2022 season.
Passengers can visit https://www.empowerclinics.com/covid-19-testing/ to book COVID-19 testing solutions that include virtual (telehealth) or in-person Rapid Antigen / Rapid PCR (RT-Lamp) testing at a site at Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - adjacent to the port terminal at Canada Place. Pricing of solutions range from $100 CAD to $250 CAD per test.
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Empower is an integrated healthcare company that provides body and mind wellness for patients through its clinics, with digital and telemedicine care, a medical device company and world-class medical diagnostics laboratories. Supported by an experienced leadership team, Empower is aggressively growing its clinical and digital presence across North America. Our Health & Wellness and Diagnostics & Technology business units are positioned to positively impact the integrated health of our patients, while simultaneously providing long term value for our shareholders.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Chief Executive Officer
Steven McAuley CEO
Business Development & Communications
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SOURCE: Empower Clinics Inc.