Niagara Health is experiencing unprecedented pressures and needs our community’s support to help protect capacity for life-saving critical care and other patient services. The situation is serious in Niagara, as it is across the province.
On this page, you’ll find information and resources about our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our vigilance with our infection prevention and control measures continues to keep patients, visitors and team members safe.
Number of patients with confirmed COVID-19 we are currently caring for: 71
Niagara Health updates COVID-19 patient activity and testing taking place in the hospital daily at 4 p.m. See the full report here.
Our teams are working extremely hard to do everything possible to minimize the impact on patient care at Niagara Health. But the unrelenting pressures on the healthcare system require we continue to adjust in order to build capacity for life-saving critical care for COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients.
An outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared on the sixth floor at Niagara Health’s Welland Site.
In the strongest terms, Niagara Health urges people of all ages to continue following public health measures to minimize further increases in COVID-19 cases in our region and help us protect capacity for life-saving critical care and other services amid unprecedented pressures on the healthcare system.
This comes in response to direction from Ontario Health.
Through guidance from Niagara’s Community Coordination Taskforce for COVID-19 Vaccination, child care, elementary and secondary school sectors have been prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination in Niagara region.
As we progress at our clinics and assessment centres, we will continue to provide updates. The best way to stay informed is to follow our COVID-19 updates.
As we head into the long weekend, it’s important we remain vigilant with public health measures, including masking, physical distancing and hand washing, to slow the spread of COVID-19.
At Niagara Health’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at the Seymour Hannah Sports & Entertainment Centre, we’ve worked alongside our #TeamNiagara colleagues, including Public Health, primary care and EMS, to find innovative ways to vaccinate as many people as quickly and safely as possible.
Our team members speak with members of the media to help keep our community informed on our COVID-19 response. Stay up-to-date with what our healthcare experts are saying:
Notes of gratitude: The Globe and Mail shared the inspiring story of the messages of hope and encouragement blanketing the arena glass at Niagara Health’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic. Thousands of sticky note messages haven been posted by newly vaccinated members of our community.
Read the story here.
Stopping the spread: Niagara Health President and Interim CEO Lynn Guerriero urged the community to remain vigilant to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Read the story here.
Niagara Health’s social media feeds provide the latest updates on our COVID-19 response.
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How can I make a donation to support the healthcare teams at Niagara Health? Visit www.SupportNHF.com for more information.