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Our team members speak with members of the media to help keep our community informed on our COVID-19 response. Stay up-to-date with what our healthcare experts are saying.

December 17, 2020

Dr. Karim Ali, Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, and Emergency Preparedness Lead

Dr. Ali addresses the latest news in COVID-19 vaccine developments, including the vaccine manufactured by Moderna, the distribution of the vaccine and how it will work, and the importance of following public health measures, especially during the holiday season to prevent further spread of the virus.

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December 16, 2020

Dr. Johan Viljoen, NH Chief of Staff and Executive Vice President, Medical Affairs

Dr. Viljoen calls on the community to remain vigilant with infection prevention and control measures to keep COVID-19 infection rates low. He also speaks about the risks of putting a strain on the healthcare system if cases continue to rise.

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December 8, 2020

COVID Care @ Home

COVID Care @ Home, a new model of care delivered by St. Joseph's Home Care, in partnership with St. Joseph's Health System, Niagara Health and community partners, is featured in the December edition of the national healthcare magazine Hospital News.

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December 5, 2020

Dr. Hari Vasan, NH Intervenist and Hospital Donation Physician

Dr. Vasan discussed the Niagara Health team being recognized for their work to promote organ and tissue donation. He also talked about how his father's healthcare journey inspired him to become a physician and an organ donation champion.

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December 4, 2020

Niagara Health honoured for work improving organ and tissue donation

For the third year, Niagara Health has been honoured for its commitment to helping improve organ and tissue donation in Ontario. Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN)  has presented NH with the Provincial Conversion Rate Award during a virtual ceremony on Dec. 3. Over the past year, NH exceeded the target of a 63 per cent conversion rate set by TGLN, reaching 80 per cent.

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December 1, 2020

Dr. Karim Ali, NH Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Emergency Preparedness Lead

Dr. Ali addresses latest news on COVID-19 vaccine developments, whether these vaccines are safe and the testing and approval process.

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September 15, 2020

Dr. Karim Ali, NH Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Emergency Preparedness Lead

Dr. Ali addresses the increase in COVID cases reported in Ontario, calling for residents to remain vigilant with infection prevention and control measures. He also speaks about virus mutations, noting it’s too early to tell what the full effect of these mutations are.

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September 9, 2020

Derek McNally, Executive Vice President Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Executive

Derek speaks about the reopening of schools and how we're working with our post-secondary education partners to facilitate COVID tests, as well as how we're continuing to resume services. 

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September 4, 2020

Dr. Karim Ali, NH Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Emergency Preparedness Lead

Dr. Ali speaks about possible COVID vaccines, important infection prevention and control measures and the safety of continuing to reopen public spaces.  

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