NH setting up temporary COVID-19 Assessment Centre for hospitality and tourism staff

NH setting up temporary COVID-19 Assessment Centre for hospitality and tourism staff

Niagara Health press release – Niagara Health (NH) will open a temporary COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Niagara Falls to test workers in the hospitality and tourism industry, scheduled to begin Wednesday, August 5/2020. “The hospitality and tourism sector employs thousands of people in the region. Opening an Assessment Centre dedicated to testing these workers will […]

Niagara Health is using microbiology to deliver patients’ test results faster

Niagara Health is using microbiology to deliver patients’ test results faster

Niagara Health press release – Niagara Health’s St. Catharines Site Laboratory has expanded its expertise with the introduction of microbiology to test blood cultures in-house, providing quick and direct access to patient test results. Previously, Niagara Health outsourced blood culture testing, but with the lab’s acquisition of a new BD BACTEC FX blood culture system, […]

Kids Virtual Ultimate Challenge raises close to $60,000 in support of the Children’s Health Unit

Kids Virtual Ultimate Challenge raises close to $60,000 in support of the Children’s Health Unit

    Niagara Health Foundation press release – Nearly 200 children aged 4-12 took part in the Niagara Health Foundation’s 8th annual Kids Ultimate Challenge. The Foundation pivoted its annual in-person “tough mudder” style event from Burgoyne Woods in St. Catharines to an entirely online and virtual offering due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Between June […]

Niagara Health releases Annual Report, welcomes new Board Chair at AGM

Niagara Health releases Annual Report, welcomes new Board Chair at AGM

Niagara Health press release – It has been a year like no other at Niagara Health. We experienced significant achievements that have enhanced healthcare in the region; and then our healthcare system was tested like never before with the arrival of COVID-19. Truly remarkable during this challenging and uncertain time has been the unwavering commitment […]

Welcoming visitors back to Niagara Health’s long-term care home

Welcoming visitors back to Niagara Health’s long-term care home

Niagara Health press release – Ensuring the safety of everyone will be the highest priority as Niagara Health welcomes visitors back to our Extended Care Unit beginning Thursday, June 18/2020. “We are pleased that loved ones will be able to resume visits with our residents. We know how important that is for everyone,” says Debbie […]

Outbreak declared over on Unit D in Niagara Falls

Outbreak declared over on Unit D in Niagara Falls

Niagara Health press release – The COVID-19 outbreak on Unit D, an inpatient unit at the Greater Niagara General Site, has been declared over. There are now no COVID-19 outbreaks at Niagara Health. The outbreak was declared over after 14 days of enhanced monitoring of patients and staff showed there had been no evidence of […]

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