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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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Pandemic created unprecedented challenges in Niagara and an opportunity to learn

Pandemic created unprecedented challenges in Niagara and an opportunity to learn

Posted Feb 24th, 2022

To build healthy communities, we must have a strong health system – one that enables each component (of the health system in Niagara)  to function to its fullest capacity, one that is organized to give people access to quality care by the right health professionals, in the right place, at the right time.

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Fort Erie Urgent Care Centre reopens Feb. 23

Fort Erie Urgent Care Centre reopens Feb. 23

Posted Feb 22nd, 2022

The Fort Erie Urgent Care Centre will fully reopen to provide 24/7 service beginning Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 8 a.m.

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Niagara Health to reopen Fort Erie Urgent Care Centre and gradually resume other services

Niagara Health to reopen Fort Erie Urgent Care Centre and gradually resume other services

Posted Feb 10th, 2022

The Fort Erie Urgent Care Centre will fully reopen to provide 24/7 service beginning on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 8 a.m.

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HNHBB Regional Process for Directed Transfer of Critical Care Patients

HNHBB Regional Process for Directed Transfer of Critical Care Patients

Posted Jan 28th, 2022

Despite extraordinary measures to create additional capacity for critical care services, pressures on the Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant-Burlington (HNHBB) region’s critical care capacity have worsened over the last week.

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Niagara Health opens COVID-19 Clinic

Niagara Health opens COVID-19 Clinic

Posted Jan 19th, 2022

Niagara Health opened a COVID-19 Clinic this week at the St. Catharines Site that is accessible by referral only for patients with mild to moderate symptoms of COVID-19, or who are suspected of having or are confirmed with COVID-19.

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Niagara Health COVID-19 Assessment Centres Closed Today Due to Inclement Weather

Niagara Health COVID-19 Assessment Centres Closed Today Due to Inclement Weather

Posted Jan 17th, 2022

The Niagara Health COVID-19 Assessment Centres at the St. Catharines Site and the Niagara Falls Site are closed today (Monday, Jan. 17, 2022) due to inclement weather.

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Reminder of visiting restrictions at Niagara Health

Reminder of visiting restrictions at Niagara Health

Posted Jan 14th, 2022

Given the COVID-19 activity in the hospital and in the community, it is important that we maintain a safe environment for staff, physicians, patients and families. Niagara Health implemented temporary restrictions on Dec. 28, 2021. Visitors are not permitted at this time. Read an overview of the guidelines in place.

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New information added to COVID-19 activity reporting

New information added to COVID-19 activity reporting

Posted Jan 10th, 2022

Beginning today, Niagara Health’s outbreak activity will be reported on our COVID-19 activity section of our website. Two new outbreaks were declared over the weekend

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