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COVID-19 banner bar alert outpatient management

For assessment and potential removal of outpatient COVID-19 banner bar alerts, we have created an extension and email address.

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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 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 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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COVID-19 banner bar alert outpatient management

For assessment and potential removal of outpatient COVID-19 banner bar alerts, we have created an extension and email address.

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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 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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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 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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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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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 declares COVID-19 outbreak in 6N & 6S

We are declaring an outbreak of COVID in our 6N and 6S units, inpatient surgery program. Currently, one patient and two staff from 6S have tested positive, while two patients and two staff from 6N…

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GRH declares COVID-19 outbreak on UT2North

We are declaring an outbreak of COVID in UT2North (General Rehab). 2 patients have tested positive. Please continue to use the appropriate PPE, practice physical distancing when appropriate (i.e. during breaks when PPE is removed)…

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New guidelines to protect staff and patients

As a result of our changing environment and the increased risks that the COVID-19 Omicron variant poses locally, we will further reduce the risk of exposure in hospital to protect all patients in our care…

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GRH declares a COVID-19 outbreak in 5N

Update as of Dec 10: Grand River Hospital, in consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, has declared the COVID-19 outbreak in 5N (Stroke Unit) over.

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Changes for care partners in inpatient areas, Freeport and KW Campus

August 17: Changes for care partners at KW campus August 24: Changes for care partners at Freeport campus

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