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Posted Friday, November 27, 2020

A COVID-19 outbreak at Joseph Brant Hospital has expanded to a second Medicine inpatient unit, 3 North 700 (3N700), after a health care worker and two patients tested positive for the virus. All appropriate precautions have been taken to ensure the safety of patients, staff, and physicians.
On November 18, Halton Public Health declared an outbreak on 7 South 100 (7S100). As of November 27, four (4) health care workers and six (6) patients have been linked to the outbreak...

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Posted Thursday, November 26, 2020

Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) is proud to be selected as one of Hamilton-Niagara’s Top Employers for 2021. The hospital is being recognized for its commitment to creating an exceptional workplace for its staff, physicians, learners and volunteers. This is the sixth consecutive year that JBH has received this prestigious award. 
This regional award is a special designation that recognizes the Hamilton-Niagara employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional...

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Posted Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Effective today, Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) will assume temporary management of the Tyndall Seniors Village long-term care home in Mississauga under a mandatory management order issued by the Ministry of Long-Term Care. 
Peel Public Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Tyndall Seniors Village on November 5. Over the past few weeks, the long-term care home has seen an increasing number of confirmed COVID-19 cases among residents and staff and this enhanced support...

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Posted Monday, November 23, 2020

Joseph Brant Hospital is updating its caregiver and support person presence guidelines effective November 24, 2020, in accordance with the regional approach during COVID-19. Our hospital recognizes that caregivers and support persons are essential partners in care. We continue to perform surgical and out-patient clinical care, including emergency care, and are committed to maintaining a safe environment for staff and visitors.
The updates are as follows:
Approved caregiver...

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Posted Thursday, November 19, 2020

Three health care workers and one patient on 7 South 100 (7S100) at Joseph Brant Hospital have tested positive for COVID-19. In consultation with Halton Public Health, a COVID-19 outbreak has been declared on this Medicine inpatient unit.
Joseph Brant Hospital’s Infection Prevention and Control team and Employee Health Services are working closely with Halton Public Health to monitor all patients, staff and physicians who had direct contact with those infected with...

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