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Mental Health and Addictions program remains open

Mental Health and Addictions program remains open

Posted Mar 24th, 2020

COVID-19 has impacted people in varying ways and it is understandable that during times like this, people may be feeling worried, anxious and overwhelmed. While you are staying at home practicing social distancing and self-isolation, stay in touch with each other, and reach out if you need support.

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Niagara Health thanks community for extraordinary support  

Niagara Health thanks community for extraordinary support  

Posted Mar 23rd, 2020

From donations of masks, gloves and other healthcare supplies, to food and coffee, to beautiful words of encouragement, it has been remarkable to see the support the community has shown the Niagara Health team during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ontario Significantly Enhancing COVID-19 Screening Measures and Supports

Ontario Significantly Enhancing COVID-19 Screening Measures and Supports

Posted Mar 23rd, 2020

With the increasing severity of the COVID-19 outbreak, Ontario has now launched an enhanced and interactive self-assessment tool. This new easy-to-use tool takes the public through a series of questions to inform those who are concerned they may have contracted COVID-19.

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Niagara Health opens second COVID-19 Assessment Centre in St. Catharines

Niagara Health opens second COVID-19 Assessment Centre in St. Catharines

Posted Mar 20th, 2020

Niagara Health’s second dedicated COVID-19 Assessment Centre is now open at the St. Catharines site. The Assessment Centres in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls are available by referral only.

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No hospital visitors permitted effective Thursday, March 19, 8 p.m.

No hospital visitors permitted effective Thursday, March 19, 8 p.m.

Posted Mar 19th, 2020

Niagara Health is implementing a no-visitors policy effective today at 8 p.m. as part of our ongoing efforts to maintain a safe environment for our patients.

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Niagara Health opens COVID-19 assessment centre in Niagara Falls

Niagara Health opens COVID-19 assessment centre in Niagara Falls

Posted Mar 17th, 2020

The first of two COVID-19 assessment centres planned for the region opens today. The centre, located behind the Greater Niagara General Site in Niagara Falls, will provide screening, assessment and testing for individuals with symptoms of COVID-19. The Assessment Centre will be available by referral only.

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Niagara Health postponing elective procedures as part of COVID-19 response

Niagara Health postponing elective procedures as part of COVID-19 response

Posted Mar 16th, 2020

Beginning Tuesday, March 17, we are postponing elective surgeries and non-urgent ambulatory procedures as part of our COVID-19 response.

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New COVID-19 self-assessment tool developed by Ontario Ministry of Health

New COVID-19 self-assessment tool developed by Ontario Ministry of Health

Posted Mar 15th, 2020

The Ontario Ministry of Health has created a new tool to help people self-assess for COVID-19.

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Screening at hospital entrances & visitor restrictions as of Monday, March 16

Screening at hospital entrances & visitor restrictions as of Monday, March 16

Posted Mar 14th, 2020

We are taking special precautions as part of our COVID-19 response to ensure a safe patient care and work environment for all.

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Patient tests positive for COVID-19

Patient tests positive for COVID-19

Posted Mar 13th, 2020

The hospital remains a safe place for patients and the public. We are taking every possible step to ensure a safe work and patient care environment.

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