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Posted Monday, January 04, 2021

Providing COVID-19 Care to Support Regional Needs
Joseph Brant Hospital’s Pandemic Response Unit (PRU) – the first of its kind built in Ontario – is ready to welcome its first COVID-19 patients this week, as part of a strategy to respond to a heightened need for COVID-19 care and increasing pressure on hospital capacity across the Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Norfolk, Brant and Burlington (HNHBB) region.
“The Pandemic Response Unit was built...

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Posted Thursday, December 24, 2020

Yesterday, Joseph Brant Hospital’s first health care worker received the hospital’s first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination. The vaccine was administered at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH), the Vaccination Centre designated for Halton Region.
“All Joseph Brant Hospital Staff and Physicians celebrate this important milestone in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Eric Vandewall, President & CEO. “After many...

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Posted Thursday, December 17, 2020

Today, on behalf of patients and healthcare workers, we are adding our voice to the Ontario Hospital Association’s call for further decisive action by the Government of Ontario regarding lockdown measures.
Every possible policy measure to avoid a crisis should now be invoked to assure safe access to care for patients and protect staff and physicians working in hospital and community care settings.
COVID infections and hospitalizations are rising rapidly and show...

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Posted Thursday, December 17, 2020

A COVID-19 outbreak on 3 North 700 (3N700), a medicine inpatient unit at Joseph Brant Hospital, was declared over on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, by Halton Public Health. The outbreak on this unit was initially declared on November 27.
Effective Tuesday, December 15, 2020, Joseph Brant Hospital is no longer in outbreak status.
JBH Remains Safe To Receive Care
Joseph Brant Hospital remains a safe place to receive care, and continues to perform safe surgical and...

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Posted Friday, December 04, 2020

A COVID-19 outbreak on 7 South 100 (7S100), a medicine inpatient unit at Joseph Brant Hospital, was declared over today by Halton Public Health. The outbreak on this unit was initially declared on November 18.
A second medicine inpatient unit, 3 North 700 (3N700), remains in outbreak and additional important measures have been implemented to protect the health and safety of our patients, families, care providers, staff and physicians, including:
Enhanced daily deep...

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