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Posted Thursday, October 06, 2022

With students back at school and families settling into their routines after summer holidays, I would like to encourage you to continue to take proactive measures over the weeks and months ahead to help reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 and the flu within our community.
These small steps – such as washing your hands regularly, getting the COVID-19 bivalent booster and seasonal flu shot if eligible, staying home when you feel ill, and reviewing your health...

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Posted Friday, September 30, 2022

       
 
For Immediate Release
Burlington, ON – Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) is declaring two inpatient unit COVID-19 outbreaks. An outbreak has been declared on Unit 5 South 200 on September 27, 2022 after three patients tested positive for COVID-19. An outbreak has been declared on Unit 6 North 400/500 on September 29, 2022 after two patients and one healthcare worker have tested positive for COVID-19. The outbreak...

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Posted Friday, September 02, 2022

Over the past two-and-a-half years, we have made significant progress in curbing the spread of COVID-19 in our community and we are tremendously proud of what we have accomplished together.
Our healthcare system continues to feel the impact of the pandemic. While our staff and physicians keep working hard to meet the growing and complex health care needs of our community, we are under strain. The pressures Joseph Brant Hospital is experiencing are not unique to us; hospitals...

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Posted Friday, August 05, 2022

Like so many hospitals across Ontario, Joseph Brant Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) is currently experiencing higher-than-normal volumes and acuity at a time when staffing and capacity are still recovering from the pressures of the pandemic.
We know that waiting for care is difficult for everyone involved. Our ED staff and physicians are working as hard as they can to see each patient as quickly as possible. We ask for your patience, understanding and kindness as...

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Posted Thursday, May 05, 2022

After closely monitoring the current COVID-19 situation in Halton Region, Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) is making further updates to the guidelines for Essential Care Partners and Visitors.
Effective Thursday May 5, 2022, ECPs and visitors will not be declined entry to hospital based on their vaccination status. In addition, children 18 years and under may now visit loved ones in hospital under adult supervision, while wearing a face mask, if two years or older and passing...

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