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GRH COVID-19 Update & Journey

Changes to Care Partner guidelines (June 21, 2022)

As we continue to see lower rates of COVID-19 transmission, we feel that we are in a good place to further update our current Care Partner guidelines to increase access to visiting. Please see the…

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GRH COVID-19 Update & Journey GRH Facilities & Operations

GRH declares a COVID-19 outbreak on 8ABC

We – in consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, have declared an outbreak of COVID-19 on 8ABC, part of the medicine program.

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GRH COVID-19 Update & Journey GRH Facilities & Operations

GRH declares a COVID-19 outbreak on 5S/CTU

We – in consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, have declared an outbreak of COVID-19 on 5S/CTU, part of our medicine program.

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GRH COVID-19 Update & Journey

Changes to Care Partner guidelines (June 21, 2022)

As we continue to see lower rates of COVID-19 transmission, we feel that we are in a good place to further update our current Care Partner guidelines to increase access to visiting. Please see the…

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COVID-19 Travel Restrictions GRH COVID-19 Update & Journey Omicron

Omicron Information and Resources

All information pertaining to Omicron will be compiled here and updated accordingly.

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GRH Facilities & Operations PPE & Supplies

Policy – Universal Masking Policy for Patients and Visitors

Developed by: Infection Prevention & Control / Occupational Health and Safety Approved by: Executive Vice President, Patient Care Services PurposeThe purpose of this policy is to provide clear guidance on the application of medical mask…

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GRH COVID-19 Update & Journey

Changes to Care Partner guidelines (June 21, 2022)

As we continue to see lower rates of COVID-19 transmission, we feel that we are in a good place to further update our current Care Partner guidelines to increase access to visiting. Please see the…

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GRH COVID-19 Update & Journey GRH Facilities & Operations

GRH declares a COVID-19 outbreak on 8ABC

We – in consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, have declared an outbreak of COVID-19 on 8ABC, part of the medicine program.

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GRH COVID-19 Update & Journey GRH Facilities & Operations

GRH declares a COVID-19 outbreak on 5S/CTU

We – in consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, have declared an outbreak of COVID-19 on 5S/CTU, part of our medicine program.

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GRH COVID-19 Update & Journey Omicron

GRH declares a COVID-19 outbreak in UT2 North at Freeport Campus

We – in consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health – have declared an outbreak of COVID-19 on PT2, part of the transitional care unit at Freeport Campus.

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COVID-19 Vaccine GRH COVID-19 Update & Journey GRH Facilities & Operations

Cambridge Pinebush Vaccine Clinic Announcement

On Friday, April 1, Grand River Hospital will be passing oversight of the Pinebush Vaccine Clinic to Region of Waterloo Public Health.

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GRH COVID-19 Update & Journey Omicron

GRH declares a COVID-19 outbreak on PT2 at Freeport Campus

We – in consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health – have declared an outbreak of COVID-19 on PT2, part of the transitional care unit at Freeport Campus.

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GRH COVID-19 Update & Journey Omicron

GRH declares a new COVID-19 outbreak on PT3 and UT4 West at the Freeport Campus

FOR: All staff in clinical areas, All staff in non-clinical areas, Learners/Students, Other Providers, Physicians Sent on behalf of Bonnie Camm, Executive VP, Patient Care Services and Shelley Schmidt, Director, Infection Prevention and Control. Currently, three patients from PT3 and…

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GRH Facilities & Operations Human Resources Omicron

Allowing COVID+ and exposed team members to return to work 

In an effort to support home units experiencing extreme shortages of staff, we may soon begin asking team members who have either tested positive or been exposed (either in the community or household) to return…

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GRH Facilities & Operations Human Resources Omicron

Additional break areas for team members, break safety reminders  

The Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness team (OHSW) and the Infection Prevention and Control team (IPAC) have determined break rooms to be the biggest opportunity for the spread of COVID-19 between staff.

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GRH Facilities & Operations Human Resources Omicron

Update on services resumption  

Our clinical leaders are developing a thoughtful and well managed plan for resuming services that have been paused since January 4 due to Directive #2.

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GRH COVID-19 Update & Journey Omicron

GRH declares a new COVID-19 outbreak in GR2 East at Freeport Campus and 5C at KW Campus

FOR: All staff in clinical areas, All staff in non-clinical areas, Learners/Students, Other Providers, Physicians Sent on behalf of Jane Martin VP, Clinical and Diagnostics and Shelley Schmidt, Director, Infection Prevention and Control. UPDATE: The outbreak on 5C at KW…

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COVID-19 Vaccine

January 21: Onsite third dose COVID-19 vaccine clinic at KW Campus

In order to ensure team members receive a third dose booster as soon as possible, there will be an onsite COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the KW Campus on January 21, 2022 from 7:30am-3:30pm in room…

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