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Only essential items to be dropped off to patients

Only essential items to be dropped off to patients

Posted Mar 28th, 2020

In an effort to further support a safe patient care and work environment for all, Niagara Health is placing additional restrictions on personal items and food that can be dropped off to patients at all hospital sites.

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Niagara Health Navigator COVID-19 Update

Niagara Health Navigator COVID-19 Update

Posted Mar 25th, 2020

Niagara Health Navigator app has updated its newest release to include two new features related to COVID-19. 

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Statement from Niagara Health President Lynn Guerriero

Statement from Niagara Health President Lynn Guerriero

Posted Mar 24th, 2020

It is my unfortunate duty to report that a patient being treated at Niagara Health for COVID-19 passed away earlier today. On behalf of the hospital, I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the patient’s family and loved ones at this extremely sad time.

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Niagara Health's COVID-19 Assessment Centres

Niagara Health's COVID-19 Assessment Centres

Posted Mar 24th, 2020

Niagara Health has two dedicated COVID-19 Assessment Centres. The centres, located in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls, provide screening, assessment and testing for individuals with symptoms of COVID-19. The Assessment Centres are available by referral only.

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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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