Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

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Three neonatal intensive care unit staff at the hospital

COVID-19 visitor restrictions

During COVID-19 visitors are limited to one parent or caregiver per baby. Children, including siblings, are not permitted to visit at this time. Two parents or caregivers will be allowed entrance at alternating times for the duration of the stay. Additional family or friends are not allowed to swap with designated visitors. We understand and empathize with how challenging these restrictions are, but thank you for helping to keep our babies and our community safe.

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The St. Catharines Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is an 17-bed unit that is designated as a level 2C facility, taking care of newborns 30 weeks and above.

We are the only NICU in the Niagara region, but we serve a large population in our surrounding areas. We provide specialized care for newborns requiring intensive care for a large range of health conditions. We strive to promote high quality family-centred care, and have a large multidisciplinary team of highly specialized and skilled staff. Our team works best when we work together with you.

“If you think our hands are full, you should see our hearts.”
– The NICU Team

Contact Information

If you have any further questions or concerns regarding the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, please contact 905-378-4647 Ext. 43200

Niagara Health System