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Posted Saturday, April 02, 2022

It is with great sadness that we share with you that Dr. Anthony Ford-Jones, a valued member of the Department of Pediatrics at Joseph Brant Hospital for more than 39 years, has passed away. It is a loss deeply felt by his colleagues across the hospital and in the community.
Dr. Ford-Jones joined the medical staff of Joseph Brant Hospital in 1981. He was one of the founding pediatricians of the Pediatrics program and played a critical role in its growth. He also served as...

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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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Posted Tuesday, March 01, 2022

COVID-19 vaccination continues to be required for all hospital visitors beyond March 1  
BURLINGTON, ON – March 1, 2022 – Joseph Brant Hospital recognizes the need to continue protecting the health and safety of its patients and healthcare workers as the province of Ontario enters into the next phase of its re-opening plan. While the opportunity to enter public spaces such as restaurants or sports venues is a welcome change, COVID-19 remains transmissible...

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