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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: 3
Niagara Health updates COVID-19 patient activity and testing taking place in the hospital daily at 4 p.m. See the full report here.

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Seeking the community’s feedback on our COVID-19 communication efforts

Seeking the community’s feedback on our COVID-19 communication efforts

Posted Oct 5th, 2020

Niagara Health values our community's views and feedback about our communication efforts related to COVID-19 and other hospital priorities. We are conducting a survey to gather the community’s feedback in order to understand your communication preferences and identify opportunities to strengthen our methods.

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IN IT TOGETHER: Supporting a safe discharge for patients

IN IT TOGETHER: Supporting a safe discharge for patients

Posted Oct 22nd, 2020

Meet Kristi Kita, a member of the Occupational Therapy team at Niagara Health.

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IN IT TOGETHER: Meet a Nurse Educator

IN IT TOGETHER: Meet a Nurse Educator

Posted Oct 16th, 2020

Witnessing the resiliency of the Niagara Health nursing team has been most inspiring for Tarrah Long during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Niagara Falls Assessment Centre relocating on Monday, Oct. 5

Niagara Falls Assessment Centre relocating on Monday, Oct. 5

Posted Oct 2nd, 2020

Niagara Health’s COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Niagara Falls will be moving to the main hospital building on Monday, Oct. 5.

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Sharing expertise with our community partners about COVID-19

Sharing expertise with our community partners about COVID-19

Posted Oct 2nd, 2020

Dr. Karim Ali, Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, and Emergency Preparedness Lead at Niagara Health, joined the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce as a guest speaker for an episode of its Espresso Live webinar series on Sept. 29.

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IN IT TOGETHER: 'It’s good to be back,' says NH volunteer

IN IT TOGETHER: 'It’s good to be back,' says NH volunteer

Posted Oct 1st, 2020

Linda Vaicius had always valued her time volunteering at Niagara Health. But it wasn’t until she was told in March that the volunteer program had been paused for safety reasons that she truly realized how much it meant to her.

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Niagara Health is in a strong position to respond to the second wave of COVID-19

Niagara Health is in a strong position to respond to the second wave of COVID-19

Posted Sep 29th, 2020

A message to the community from Niagara Health President Lynn Guerriero.

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IN IT TOGETHER: Supporting people with addictions during the pandemic

IN IT TOGETHER: Supporting people with addictions during the pandemic

Posted Sep 24th, 2020

Dan joined the team at our 264 Welland Ave. location in St. Catharines in late February. He was just getting adjusted to his new position with the Rapid Access Addictions Medicine (RAAM) and the Out and About clinics when the pandemic hit a few weeks after his arrival.

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In It Together Series

Our In It Together series tells the stories of our team and their work during the pandemic, our patients and the immense community support we have received. Read their stories.

IN IT TOGETHER: Supporting a safe discharge for patients

Posted Oct 22nd, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: Supporting a safe discharge for patients

Meet Kristi Kita, a member of the Occupational Therapy team at Niagara Health.

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In It Together Series

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:

  • NH team member: Dr. Karim Ali, NH Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Emergency Preparedness Lead.
  • Topic: Dr. Ali spoke about the increase in COVID-19 cases in Ontario and the possibility of returning to stage 2 of the Ontario government's reopening framework. He also discussed cautions regarding Halloween and children trick-or-treating.
Listen to the full interview here.
  • NH team member: Derek McNally, NH Executive Vice President Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Executive.
  • Topic: Derek spoke about the prioritizing of COVID-19 testing for those most at-risk for having the virus and NH moving to an appointment-only model at its three Assessment Centres.

Listen to the full interview here.

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