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: 57
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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Latest updates

COVID-19 outbreak over on Sixth-Floor Unit at Welland Site

COVID-19 outbreak over on Sixth-Floor Unit at Welland Site

Posted May 5th, 2021

Outbreaks reinforce the highly infectious nature of COVID-19 and the need for vigilance with public health measures of physical distancing, proper and consistent mask usage, regular hand washing and having contact with members of your household only.

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Changes at Niagara Health to address need for increasing ICU capacity due to COVID-19

Changes at Niagara Health to address need for increasing ICU capacity due to COVID-19

Posted Apr 29th, 2021

Niagara Health is undergoing a number of changes in Critical Care today to respond to significant healthcare system pressures in Niagara and across the province.

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A message from Dr. Johan Viljoen

A message from Dr. Johan Viljoen

Posted Apr 26th, 2021

Niagara Health and Niagara Region Public Health are working with community partners to share information on public health guidelines and COVID-19 vaccinations.

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Niagara Health COVID-19 update

Niagara Health COVID-19 update

Posted Apr 23rd, 2021

We strongly urge the community to follow 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 for COVID and non-COVID patients.

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Critical Care Capacity at Niagara Health

Critical Care Capacity at Niagara Health

Posted Apr 20th, 2021

Lynn Guerriero, Niagara Health President and Interim CEO posted the following message on Twitter. Please share.

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Update on Niagara Health COVID-19 activity and planning

Update on Niagara Health COVID-19 activity and planning

Posted Apr 19th, 2021

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.

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Open letter to Niagara

Open letter to Niagara

Posted Apr 16th, 2021

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.

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COVID-19 outbreak declared on the Sixth Floor at Niagara Health’s Welland Site

COVID-19 outbreak declared on the Sixth Floor at Niagara Health’s Welland Site

Posted Apr 15th, 2021

An outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared on the sixth floor at Niagara Health’s Welland Site.

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A community message from Lynn Guerriero, Niagara Health President and Interim CEO

A community message from Lynn Guerriero, Niagara Health President and Interim CEO

Posted Apr 12th, 2021

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.

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COVID Care @ Home new model of care

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In It Together

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. 

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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:

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.

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