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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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Posted Friday, June 12, 2020

We, like you, are deeply disturbed and upset by the recent events that have once again exposed the systemic racism and intolerance that plague society.
The death of George Floyd was horrifying and unjust. Racialized individuals should not have to live in constant fear from the very institutions that should be protecting them. In the wake of Mr. Floyd’s death, many peaceful calls for action in U.S. cities have been met with police violence, creating even deeper divisions...

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Posted Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Joseph Brant Hospital is gradually reintroducing the scheduled surgical and out-patient clinical care that had been paused during the initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, at the direction of the Ontario government. During that period, the hospital continued to conduct urgent surgeries and other emergency care to meet health care needs of the community.
Together with our regional partners, and following the direction of the government, we have developed a principled plan...

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Posted Thursday, May 28, 2020

Subject: Pandemic Pay
Hospitals across the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Burlington region are grateful for the Ontario government’s ongoing support as we continue to work together to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you for taking action to ensure that our frontline healthcare workers receive support through the provision of temporary pandemic pay. We appreciate the expression of gratitude for our frontline workers.
Unfortunately, the lack of clarity...

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