Allergies & Sensitivities


Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) strives to ensure a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. Help us keep the air we share clean and safe. 


Latex balloons are not permitted in the hospital. Latex can cause severe allergic reactions in some people. Mylar balloons are acceptable.

Flowers & Plants

Highly fragrant flowers, like lilies and hyacinths are prohibited. Lilies can cause severe allergic reactions in some people.  

Small floral arrangements are best. 

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

The ICU does not accept any cut flowers and plants.


Strong fragarances can cause irritation in some people.  Please do not wear strong fragrances in the hospital.

Scent-Free Areas

In certain circumstances, we may designate an area scent-free. This means all fragrances are prohibited. People wearing fragarances, may be asked to leave. 


Peanuts can cause severe allergic reactions in some people. If possible, refrain from bringing peanut products into the hospital. Please note, JBH is not a peanut-free hospital. 

Peanut-Free Areas

The Maternal Child Unit (MACU) is designated as a peanut-free zone.

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