The Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information (NLCHI) maintains this staff self-assessment application on behalf of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Regional Health Authorities for the purpose of monitoring and ensuring the health and safety of staff, contractors, patients & others who enter our health care facilities. NLCHI is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals who visit this site in compliance with the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy (ATIPP) Act and the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA).
Personal Information and Personal Health Information
Personal information means recorded information about you as an identifiable individual but is not limited to contact information (employee number, email address, phone number, name, age, and gender).
Personal health information means oral or recorded identifiable information about an individual collected used, disclosed or processed for the provision of healthcare. This includes results of a COVID-19 test. To the extent that information is collected or provided through the application and can be used to identify an individual, we will treat it as confidential in accordance with this Privacy Notice.
Collection, Use & Disclosure of Information
When using the application, you will be asked to provide certain personal information and personal health information, including your employee number, symptoms you may be experiencing, and whether you’ve recently returned from travel, etc.
The information you provide may be used and disclosed for public health surveillance, health system planning, resource allocation, program evaluation and delivery, and monitoring public health and safety as permitted by sections 34 (m), 39(1)(d) and (e), 39(4)(c) and (e), 40 of the PHIA. Other uses and disclosures as required by law may also occur. Where possible, identifying information will be removed prior to any use or disclosure.
If your complaint is not resolved to your satisfaction, the ATIPP Act and the PHIA provide a mechanism for independent review by contacting the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – https://www.oipc.nl.ca/