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Posted Monday, September 21, 2020

At Joseph Brant Hospital, we are committed to providing safe, quality and timely care to our patients and our community and supporting them during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Like many Ontario communities, we have seen an unprecedented demand in recent weeks for COVID-19 testing at our Assessment Centre and Drive-Thru Clinic. Our staff are working diligently to respond to these requests and book appointments; however, this sudden and sharp increase has resulted in longer-than-expected...

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Posted Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Hospitals in Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Norfolk, Brant and Burlington (HNHNBB region) are working together to ensure ongoing stability of the health care system throughout the pandemic and particularly during times when there may be a surge and increase in cases of COVID-19.
Our region’s hospitals are developing a coordinated, evidence-based, and equitable approach to caring for COVID- 19-positive patients requiring hospital care in the HNHNBB region. The goal of...

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Posted Thursday, July 23, 2020

Joseph Brant Hospital is increasing its COVID-19 testing capacity by opening a new drive-thru clinic to better serve the Burlington community.
The clinic is dedicated to testing individuals who are not experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, but who are concerned they may have been exposed or require testing. The Joseph Brant Hospital COVID-19 Assessment Centre will continue to operate as a testing centre for individuals who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
The Drive-Thru...

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Posted Thursday, July 09, 2020

On June 29, 2020, Joseph Brant Hospital began to gradually welcome visitors back to our hospital. Our patient and visitor policy strongly encouraged, rather than mandated, that patients and visitors bring masks from home and wear them in the hospital. Masks are also offered by the hospital to patients and visitors.
We are committed to continuously reviewing our policies to ensure that we are always aligned with emerging and new best practices, that we are basing our policies...

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Posted Monday, June 29, 2020

Helping connect patients and loved ones during COVID-19  
For Immediate Release  
June 26, 2020 – Burlington, ON – Starting Monday, June 29 th , Joseph Brant Hospital will begin to gradually reduce visitor restrictions and increase access to the hospital, providing much-needed support for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.   
Recognizing the importance of family and caregivers in patient care, JBH is implementing new...

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