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NH's Extended Care Unit welcoming indoor visitors and two visitors at a time

NH's Extended Care Unit welcoming indoor visitors and two visitors at a time

Posted Jul 22nd, 2020

We are continuing to lift visitor restrictions and are now arranging indoor visits with residents and their loved ones at our Extended Care Unit (ECU) in Welland. In addition, two visitors at a time are now welcome for both indoor and outdoor visits.

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New online screening tool available for patients and visitors

New online screening tool available for patients and visitors

Posted Jul 21st, 2020

We are releasing an online screening tool that patients and visitors can fill out before coming to our sites. Filling out this form is the quickest and most efficient way to enter the building.

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IN IT TOGETHER: Kindness is a two-way street

IN IT TOGETHER: Kindness is a two-way street

Posted Jul 17th, 2020

Compassion in Action is one of the values that leads our work at Niagara Health. We treat each other well, but the compassionate and giving nature of our team members extends beyond the walls of our hospital sites.

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Niagara Health recognizes being COVID-free for first time since March

Niagara Health recognizes being COVID-free for first time since March

Posted Jul 15th, 2020

The team at Niagara Health is recognizing an important milestone – as of Wednesday morning, there are no patients being treated for COVID-19 in the hospital.

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IN IT TOGETHER: Virtual Visits: ‘Better than any medication we could offer’

IN IT TOGETHER: Virtual Visits: ‘Better than any medication we could offer’

Posted Jul 14th, 2020

For Dr. Andre Maddison, the biggest clinical challenge with COVID-19 has been the uncertainty, in particular with our palliative patients.

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Niagara Health extending visiting hours for inpatients starting Monday, July 13

Niagara Health extending visiting hours for inpatients starting Monday, July 13

Posted Jul 10th, 2020

Friends and family of patients admitted to hospital will soon be able to have more time with their loved ones. Beginning Monday, July 13, visiting hours for inpatients at Niagara Health are increasing.

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IN IT TOGETHER: ‘This show of support…makes us stronger‘

IN IT TOGETHER: ‘This show of support…makes us stronger‘

Posted Jul 10th, 2020

Having a sense of community is the feeling of fellowship with others as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests and goals.

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Niagara Health Navigator adds Resuming Services feature

Niagara Health Navigator adds Resuming Services feature

Posted Jul 9th, 2020

As Niagara Health works through the process to resume clinical services and schedule appointments for patients who have been waiting for care, another feature on the Niagara Health Navigator app is now available for patients to get answers to their most pressing questions.

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IN IT TOGETHER: Cancer patient grateful to receive care virtually

IN IT TOGETHER: Cancer patient grateful to receive care virtually

Posted Jul 7th, 2020

Joan Ritchie is thankful she can stay in the comfort of her home for her monthly appointment with her Niagara Health oncologist during the pandemic.

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A warm welcome for Niagara Health visitors

A warm welcome for Niagara Health visitors

Posted Jul 3rd, 2020

On Monday, June 29, we happily welcomed back visitors for inpatients at all of our sites. This was exciting news for patients and their loved ones, who would once again be able to visit face-to-face.

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