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

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

Posted May 1st, 2020

Niagara Health today declared an outbreak of COVID-19 on the inpatient Trillium Unit at the Greater Niagara General Site in Niagara Falls.

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Niagara Health expresses gratitude to physicians on Doctors’ Day

Niagara Health expresses gratitude to physicians on Doctors’ Day

Posted May 1st, 2020

May 1 is always a special day at Niagara Health, when we take the time to honour our more than 600 physicians and those practising in the community on Doctors’ Day.

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Outbreak of COVID-19 on inpatient unit in St. Catharines declared over

Outbreak of COVID-19 on inpatient unit in St. Catharines declared over

Posted Apr 30th, 2020

After 14 days of enhanced monitoring of patients and staff showed there had been no evidence of further transmission and no new additional COVID-19 cases on the unit, our Infection Prevention and Control team was able to declare an end to the outbreak.

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IN IT TOGETHER: Keeping patients and families connected on the COVID Unit

IN IT TOGETHER: Keeping patients and families connected on the COVID Unit

Posted Apr 30th, 2020

Caring for patients with a potentially devastating illness like COVID-19 is hard enough for the team on Unit 4A at our St. Catharines Site. But adding to the challenge is the fact patients’ loved ones cannot be by their side, says Registered Nurse Devin Rankin.

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IN IT TOGETHER: On the front lines of caring for patients with COVID-19

IN IT TOGETHER: On the front lines of caring for patients with COVID-19

Posted Apr 29th, 2020

The hardest part about caring for patients with COVID-19 for Dr. Lorraine Jensen is the severity of the virus and how quickly the condition of patients – especially the elderly – can worsen.

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