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One visitor or Essential Care Partner to be permitted at the bedside starting April 14

One visitor or Essential Care Partner to be permitted at the bedside starting April 14

Posted Apr 13th, 2022

As cases of COVID-19 increase in the hospital and in the community, it is important that we maintain a safe environment for staff, physicians, patients and families.

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Statement from Niagara Health regarding our mandatory vaccination program taking effect

Statement from Niagara Health regarding our mandatory vaccination program taking effect

Posted Apr 7th, 2022

Hospitals care for ill and vulnerable people, and we must do everything possible to keep our patients, staff and physicians safe.

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Pause in Inpatient Leaves of Absence

Pause in Inpatient Leaves of Absence

Posted Apr 7th, 2022

Beginning immediately, and due to the increase in COVID-19 activity, we are pausing temporary leaves of absence for inpatients until the end of April.

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Update on COVID-19 activity and our response

Update on COVID-19 activity and our response

Posted Apr 1st, 2022

Cases of COVID-19 are rising again in Ontario, including at Niagara Health, driven by the BA.2 sub-variant of Omicron.

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COVID vigilance is still essential

COVID vigilance is still essential

Posted Mar 29th, 2022

The past two years have been difficult on so many levels. Niagara communities have endured more than their share of hardships throughout the ups and downs of this pandemic.

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COVID-19 Assessment Centre and Clinic moving to Niagara Falls Site

COVID-19 Assessment Centre and Clinic moving to Niagara Falls Site

Posted Mar 25th, 2022

Niagara Health is consolidating its COVID-19 Assessment Centres and Clinic into one location. Services will close at the St. Catharines Site and move to the Niagara Falls Site.

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New virtual urgent care service now available to Niagara residents

New virtual urgent care service now available to Niagara residents

Posted Mar 16th, 2022

Niagara residents who need urgent care but don’t have access to a primary care provider can now book an appointment online to see a Niagara Health provider from the comfort of their home.

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Ontario Providing More Support for Niagara Health

Ontario Providing More Support for Niagara Health

Posted Mar 15th, 2022

Funding Will Provide Financial Relief from COVID-19 Costs and Support Patient Care in Niagara.

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Niagara Health continues to expand visitor guidelines starting Monday, March 14

Niagara Health continues to expand visitor guidelines starting Monday, March 14

Posted Mar 14th, 2022

Starting Monday, March 14, we are increasing our visitor guidelines to welcome two visitors at the bedside for inpatient units, including Labour and Delivery and NICU. At this time, there is no change for outpatient, Emergency Department (ED) and Urgent Care Centres (UCC) where patients can continue to bring one person to support them.

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Niagara Health welcoming back visitors starting Tuesday, March 1

Niagara Health welcoming back visitors starting Tuesday, March 1

Posted Feb 28th, 2022

Patients may have one visitor at their bedside from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Visitors, Support Persons and Essential Care Partners play an integral role in the care and well-being of our patients. With the reduction of COVID cases in the hospital and in the community, we are able to begin gradually opening up visitor restrictions.

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