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Posted Friday, April 09, 2021

Burlington, ON – Joseph Brant Hospital is ramping down and postponing all non-urgent pre-scheduled surgeries and procedures effective Monday, April 12 in response to significant pressure on critical care bed capacity across the province. This decision follows the direction of Ontario Health.
Patients who have a scheduled procedure are being contacted directly by their care provider to confirm the status of their procedure, and are asked not to call the hospital. JBH...

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Posted Thursday, March 11, 2021

One-Year Anniversary of COVID-19 Pandemic
One year ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, a moment that would change all of our lives. As we look back, it is difficult to measure the profound impact that COVID-19 has had on our daily lives – how we work, care for our patients, teach our children, and stay connected to friends and family.
It is a significant moment for all of us. The pandemic has touched every aspect of society...

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Posted Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Starting today, Halton residents who are 80 years of age and older can book their appointment to receive their COVID-19 vaccine at a Halton Region COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic. 
“Our booking system is now live and taking appointments for our 80+ community”, said Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr. “While the Province is launching a booking system later this month, our team has been working around the clock to get Halton residents booked and vaccinated as...

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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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