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HAMILTON, ON (May 21, 2020) – Scientists at The Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton have developed entirely novel COVID-19 testing methods, which will allow for a significant increase in testing capacity across the province. The new methods are being implemented in the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program (HRLMP) – a partnership between St. Joseph’s […]

By Fallon Hewitt Spectator Reporter Published: Thu., May 14, 2020  Forty-one days, at least six tests and two negative results. That’s what it took for Helen Keene to see the light of day beyond the COVID-19 unit of St. Joseph’s Hospital. On Wednesday, she was finally discharged to fanfare. Lining the hall, nurses, doctors, cleaners […]

Susan Gamble, The Brantford Expositor Published on: May 4, 2020 The physical distancing requirements aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19 have meant changes in how people can say goodbye to their loved ones at the Stedman Community Hospice, “Our rules have changed but our overall objective is still the same – to ensure the […]

Services available to cleaners, administrators as well as nurses and doctors Dan Taekema · CBC News · May 06, 2020 St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton has a message for anyone working on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic: “You don’t have to suffer alone.” The hospital system is stepping up as the regional lead for […]

By Katrina Clarke Spectator Reporter Mon., April 20, 2020 A new pilot project will see some 3,000 asymptomatic residents and staff at Hamilton and area care settings tested for COVID-19. On Monday, St. Joseph’s Health System and Niagara Health announced a pilot project is underway to test all asymptomatic patients, residents and some staff in […]

St. Joseph’s Health System & Niagara Health launch new pilot surveillance project to protect the most vulnerable in our health system April 20, 2020 – COVID-19 has had a devasting effect within many congregate care facilities caring for vulnerable elderly residents, prompting the Ontario government to call for greater testing in long-term care and retirement […]

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