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NEW Launch of online staff COVID reporting form

The OHS and IT teams have developed an online form for staff to report their COVID-19 information. After filling out the online form, staff members will receive direction regarding the most appropriate next steps, tailored…

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Changes to PCR testing prioritization for COVID-19

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has updated its criteria regarding who is eligible to receive PCR testing.

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Changes to asymptomatic admission testing for COVID-19

With recent changes to the provincial COVID-19 testing guidelines, guidelines for asymptomatic screening for COVID-19 have been updated. This update no longer recommends asymptomatic screening requirements for fully vaccinated individuals in specific categories.

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COVID Signs/Symptoms

NEW Launch of online staff COVID reporting form

The OHS and IT teams have developed an online form for staff to report their COVID-19 information. After filling out the online form, staff members will receive direction regarding the most appropriate next steps, tailored…

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COVID Signs/Symptoms

Changes to PCR testing prioritization for COVID-19

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has updated its criteria regarding who is eligible to receive PCR testing.

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COVID Signs/Symptoms Labs & Testing

Changes to asymptomatic admission testing for COVID-19

With recent changes to the provincial COVID-19 testing guidelines, guidelines for asymptomatic screening for COVID-19 have been updated. This update no longer recommends asymptomatic screening requirements for fully vaccinated individuals in specific categories.

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COVID Signs/Symptoms

GRH declares COVID-19 outbreak on 6 South

GRH, with the Region of Waterloo Public Health has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 on 6 South (6S) part of our surgery program. Two patients have been identified with a potential third. No staff have…

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New guidance for fully vaccinated individuals exposed to COVID-19

As of May 6, fully Vaccinated Individuals who are exposed to COVID-19 cases may not be required to self-isolate under certain circumstances. Click here for more information.

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COVID-19 Variants of Concern (VOC) and changes to IPAC management and practices

Click here for information regarding COVID-19 Variants of Concern (VOC) and changes to IPAC management and practices.

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ICYMI: March 17 GRH Team Virtual Update

GRH President and CEO, Ron Gagnon provides an update to all GRH team members on COVID and other organizational updates. Watch the replay or download the presentation.

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ICYMI: Feb 25 Virtual Staff Update replay

GRH President and CEO, Ron Gagnon provides an update on the current state of COVID in our province, region, and hospital; latest information on our vaccine roll-out; and organizational updates about current operational results, our…

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COVID-19 testing and the documentation of Outbreak/Investigation Numbers

Effective today, February 4, 2021, when placing a COVID-19 order in Powerchart, a new field is now available for the entry of an Outbreak / Investigation Number when provided. Click here for more information

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COVID-19 notification in Cerner

April 22: COVID-19 status (exposed, suspect, or confirmed) added to Cerner banner bar.

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