COVID-19 Updates

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Niagara Health's pandemic response

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: 11
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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Niagara Health to begin vaccinating hospital patients 80 years and older against COVID-19

Niagara Health to begin vaccinating hospital patients 80 years and older against COVID-19

Posted Mar 5th, 2021

In the coming days, Niagara Health will begin booking appointments to vaccinate patients who are 80 years of age and older and are currently admitted to a hospital bed or have been admitted and stayed overnight in the last six months.

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Niagara expands COVID-19 vaccinations for healthcare workers

Niagara expands COVID-19 vaccinations for healthcare workers

Posted Feb 26th, 2021

Across Niagara, 20,265 COVID-19 vaccines have now been administered to long-term care and retirement home workers and residents, essential caregivers, and hospital staff and physicians.

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Niagara Health patients part of numerous COVID-19 clinical trials

Niagara Health patients part of numerous COVID-19 clinical trials

Posted Feb 24th, 2021

'The opportunity for our patients to be part of these clinical trials is important for discovering new and effective treatments for COVID-19.'

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New self-referral web portal launched for innovative care model COVID Care @ Home

New self-referral web portal launched for innovative care model COVID Care @ Home

Posted Feb 19th, 2021

COVID Care @ Home connects patients to care wherever they are, whenever they need it.

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Update on self-isolation pay for Niagara Health staff

Update on self-isolation pay for Niagara Health staff

Posted Feb 17th, 2021

Niagara Health continues to evolve its approach to ensure the appropriate measures are in place to respond to the pandemic.

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Niagara Health resumes vaccinating healthcare workers against COVID-19 at St. Catharines arena

Niagara Health resumes vaccinating healthcare workers against COVID-19 at St. Catharines arena

Posted Feb 17th, 2021

Niagara Health reopens its COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for high-risk healthcare workers at the Seymour Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre in St. Catharines.

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COVID-19 outbreak ends at Oakwood Park Lodge in Niagara Falls

COVID-19 outbreak ends at Oakwood Park Lodge in Niagara Falls

Posted Feb 11th, 2021

There are no active cases of the virus at the Niagara Falls home.

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No COVID-19 outbreaks at Niagara Health

No COVID-19 outbreaks at Niagara Health

Posted Feb 10th, 2021

Resolving these outbreaks is a testament to the dedication and commitment of our teams to implement and consistently practise infection prevention and control measures.

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COVID-19 testing for international travel

COVID-19 testing for international travel

Posted Feb 10th, 2021

Niagara Health COVID-19 Assessment Centres are no longer testing individuals who are travelling outside of Canada and require a COVID-19 test before travelling or entering their country of destination.

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COVID Care @ Home new model of care

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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: Training our future physicians during a pandemic

Posted Dec 17th, 2020

IN IT TOGETHER: Training our future physicians during a pandemic

The safety of his patients is Dr. Han-Oh Chung’s highest priority in his role as a Niagara Health critical care physician. And the safety of medical learners is also top of mind for Dr. Chung in his role as an Academic Lead.

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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, Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, and Emergency Preparedness Lead.

Topic: Dr. Ali joined 610 CKTB Radio to discuss the reopening of Niagara Health’s Vaccination Clinic for high-risk healthcare workers, the new COVID strains and the differences between each strain.

Listen to his interview from Feb. 23 here.


Topic: The COVID Care @ Home program has launched a new web portal to make it easier for people with a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 to self-refer to the program for immediate support.

Read the story from Feb. 22 here.

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