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Sativa Wellness Group Launches COVID Testing Clinic in Store

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / November 19, 2020 / Sativa Wellness Group Inc. (CSE:SWEL) (“Sativa Wellness” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce that as part of Sativa Wellness’ commitment to safety and wellness in our communities, we are launching a private COVID-19 testing clinic inside our Goodbody Wellness store in Bath on 19th November.

The clinic will be providing PCR testing for travel and work, antigen testing (results in 15 minutes) as well as antibody testing for those who want to find out if they have had COVID 19 and to see if they have developed antibodies.

Customers book an appointment online, and will attend in-store to self-administer the test guided by a trained medical professional. The Company is already seeing strong demand in pre-bookings for this service.


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Sativa Wellness provides numerous products to help customers during these challenging times, including our popular Goodbody Wellness CBD with vitamin D, and a complete range of hand sanitiser products designed for use in restaurants, businesses and for personal use, available in-store or online at “https://www.goodbodystore.com“.

The UK Government is evaluating a ‘Test to Release’ scheme which is expected to reduce the quarantine period after travelling abroad, by taking a test five or seven days after returning to the UK. However, negative tests are already a requirement when travelling to a number of countries from the UK. Appointments should be made in line with the Government guidelines on when your test is required for travel.

The private clinic is designed for people who aren’t presenting symptoms but who need a negative test for travel, work or peace of mind when visiting vulnerable relatives. Anyone with symptoms should instead book an NHS test and follow the Government isolation procedures.

The PCR lab test is a swab sent for analysis at an accredited laboratory to test for the presence of COVID-19. A certificate delivered direct via email and SMS is provided to permit travelling and pass immigration. The test is 98% sensitive if the virus is found on the swab and has a 48-72-hour turnaround. The test cost £155.

A rapid antigen test is also available, which checks whether you are carrying the COVID-19 virus and could be infectious to others. Sensitivity is 92.5% and Specificity is 99.8%. Results are available in 15 minutes and the test costs £75.

Finally, an IgG and IgM rapid antibody test costing £55 is available which tests to see if you have already had COVID-19 and have developed antibodies. The test has an accuracy of 98.3% and results are available in just 15 minutes.

According to George Thomas, Managing Director of Goodbody Botanicals, “Our expertise in good health and wellbeing made it an obvious transition to be able to offer COVID testing in our store. The same attention to detail and care has been taken to ensure we can offer the best testing in a safe, calm environment. We hope this service will give people the peace of mind, and proof, required to return to travel, work and visiting friends and family when this is possible”.

For more information or to book an appointment visit https://www.goodbodyclinic.com

The Directors of the Company accept responsibility for the contents of this announcement.

Further information regarding the Company can be found at www.sedar.com.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange nor its Market Regulator (as defined in the policies of the Canadian Securities Exchange) accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This news release contains certain “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation and may also contain statements that may constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking information and forward-looking statements are not representative of historical facts or information or current condition, but instead represent only the Company’s beliefs regarding future events, plans or objectives, many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and outside of Stillcanna’s control. Generally, such forward-looking information or forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “plans”, “expects” or “does not expect”, “is expected”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “intends”, “anticipates” or “does not anticipate”, or “believes” “plan is” or variations of such words and phrases or may contain statements that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will be taken”, “will continue”, “will occur”, “will be achieved” or “shortly”. The forward-looking information and forward-looking statements contained herein include, but are not limited to information concerning the COVID-19 testing clinic, the accuracy of the results of the COVID-19 tests, and the availability of COVID-19 tests.

Although Sativa Wellness believes that the assumptions and factors used in preparing, and the expectations contained in, the forward-looking information and statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on such information and statements, and no assurance or guarantee can be given that such forward-looking information and statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information and statements. In particular, there is no guarantee that any sales, profits or revenues will be derived from the agreement with the Health Store. The forward-looking information and forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date of this press release, and Sativa does not undertake to update any forward-looking information and/or forward-looking statements that are contained or referenced herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

SOURCE: Sativa Wellness Group Inc.

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