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Recovery planning underway

Recovery planning underway

Posted May 8th, 2020

Work will take place in a phased approach in order to resume scheduled activity while ensuring we still provide care to COVID-19 patients and maintain capacity for a potential resurge of COVID-19.

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Outbreak declared over on Unit 2A in St. Catharines

Outbreak declared over on Unit 2A in St. Catharines

Posted May 8th, 2020

An outbreak of COVID-19 on Unit 2A at the St. Catharines Site is now over.

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at St. Catharines Site unit

COVID-19 outbreak declared at St. Catharines Site unit

Posted May 7th, 2020

'We’re working to our fullest capacity to prevent further spread of this virus, protect the health and wellbeing of our patients, staff and physicians, and bring a timely and safe resolution to this outbreak.'

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IN IT TOGETHER: Providing virtual care during the pandemic

IN IT TOGETHER: Providing virtual care during the pandemic

Posted May 7th, 2020

During the pandemic, many of Niagara Health’s Mental Health and Addictions outpatient programs have moved to OTN (videoconferencing) and telephone calls, rather than face-to-face appointments, to protect patients, staff and physicians.

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IN IT TOGETHER: Providing mental health support during the pandemic

IN IT TOGETHER: Providing mental health support during the pandemic

Posted May 6th, 2020

It’s the face-to-face interactions with many of her colleagues and patients that Dr. Maxine Lewis misses most while working during the pandemic.

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IN IT TOGETHER: Supporting our team in an uncertain time

IN IT TOGETHER: Supporting our team in an uncertain time

Posted May 5th, 2020

It’s the unknowns of COVID-19 that concerns Sandy Harte the most – both personally and professionally.

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Tips to improve your mental wellness during pandemic

Tips to improve your mental wellness during pandemic

Posted May 5th, 2020

To mark Canadian Mental Health week, Dr. Maxine Lewis offers advice to help you maintain good mental health.

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IN IT TOGETHER: Keeping our people safe

IN IT TOGETHER: Keeping our people safe

Posted May 4th, 2020

Niagara Health’s Occupational Health and Safety team has had experience with staff being exposed to viruses, but nothing of the magnitude of the highly contagious COVID-19. 

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ECU team helps couple celebrate 50th anniversary

ECU team helps couple celebrate 50th anniversary

Posted May 2nd, 2020

When Jane Thomas walked up to the front door of the Extended Care Unit at our Welland Site, her wedding song, When a Man Loves a Woman, was playing on a speaker outside.

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COVID-19 outbreak declared on inpatient Unit D at Greater Niagara General Site

COVID-19 outbreak declared on inpatient Unit D at Greater Niagara General Site

Posted May 2nd, 2020

Our Infection Prevention and Control team is monitoring the situation very closely.

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