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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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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 Facilities & Operations

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 Facilities & Operations

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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GRH COVID-19 Update & Journey GRH Facilities & Operations

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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Care Partner Changes

In most areas of the hospital, patients can now identify up to FIVE care partners who can visit one at a time, by appointment only. Please note that restrictions still apply.

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COVID-19 Outbreak in Nutrition and Food Services Declared Over

GRH, in consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, has declared the COVID-19 outbreak in nutrition and food services over.

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Opening 6C for general medicine patients

June 24: Opening 6C for general medicine to support patient flow

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Freeport Courtyard opening guidelines and Care Partner visits

The Freeport courtyard is now open for use by staff, patients and care partners; COVID protocols must be maintained at all times. Staff are asked not to use the tables under the canopy between 1300-1630….

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