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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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Extending care beyond the hospital into long-term care, other homes

Extending care beyond the hospital into long-term care, other homes

Posted Apr 28th, 2020

As residents living in long-term care and retirement homes continue to be heavily impacted by COVID-19, Niagara Health is moving quickly to mobilize support and help protect our community’s most vulnerable citizens.

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IN IT TOGETHER:  A calming presence in a challenging time

IN IT TOGETHER: A calming presence in a challenging time

Posted Apr 28th, 2020

For Lesley Collins, one of the most challenging parts about the COVID-19 pandemic hits close to home.

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IN IT TOGETHER: A focus on infection control

IN IT TOGETHER: A focus on infection control

Posted Apr 27th, 2020

As a seasoned healthcare leader and front-line IPAC practitioner for more than 17 years, Marianita Lampitoc’s knowledge of infectious diseases of global significance has been tried and tested during SARS, H1N1, MERS-CoV, Ebola and now COVID-19 pandemic.

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IN IT TOGETHER: ‘People have pulled together and are willing to help 24/7’

IN IT TOGETHER: ‘People have pulled together and are willing to help 24/7’

Posted Apr 24th, 2020

Meet Dr. Karim Ali, the pandemic/emergency preparedness physician lead for Niagara Health.

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COVID-19 outbreak on inpatient Unit 3A at St. Catharines Site declared over

COVID-19 outbreak on inpatient Unit 3A at St. Catharines Site declared over

Posted Apr 22nd, 2020

Our Infection Prevention and Control Team declared the outbreak over 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.

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