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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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Posted Tuesday, April 05, 2022

For Immediate Release
Burlington, ON – Joseph Brant Hospital’s COVID-19 outbreak has been declared over in the Labour & Delivery area of Unit 2 North 600.
The outbreak was declared on March 25, 2022. In total, three healthcare workers contracted COVID-19. All appropriate actions were taken to ensure the safety of our patients, staff and physicians.
We thank our staff whose expertise and teamwork brought this outbreak to a close, and all our patients...

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Posted Friday, March 25, 2022

An outbreak has been declared on the Labour & Deivery area of Unit 2 North 600 (2N600) at Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) after two staff and one student, tested positive for COVID-19. This outbreak does not extend to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit area. All appropriate precautions have been taken to ensure the safety of patients, Essential Care Partners (ECPs), staff and physicians.
Joseph Brant Hospital’s Infection Prevention and Control team and Employee Health...

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Posted Wednesday, March 23, 2022

A message to the Community from Eric Vandewall, President & CEO March 23, 2022
As key public health and health system indicators continue to improve, Ontario and local governments are gradually easing public health and safety measures. While many of us welcome the opportunity to take part in indoor social activities such as sporting events, it is important to recognize that COVID-19 remains transmissible to vulnerable individuals receiving care in healthcare settings....

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Posted Friday, March 11, 2022

On March 9 th , the Province announced that it would be lifting COVID-19 masking requirements in many indoor public settings beginning March 21, following on the lifting of capacity limits and proof of vaccination requirements in all indoor public settings on March 1st.
As we emerge from this most recent wave of the pandemic, individual organizations and municipalities will respond to and manage these new measures differently – some may choose to adopt current practices,...

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