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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 […]

A beautiful prayer and message of hope from Sister Anne Anderson, Chair, Board of Directors, St. Joseph’s Health System, during this difficult time. 

BY DON MITCHELL GLOBAL NEWS Two well-known philanthropists are set to give Hamilton health researchers a $3.3-million boost to help fund urgent research projects connected to the COVID-19 pandemic and mental health. In a letter to the community, Charles and Margaret Juravinski say they are donating funds to free everyone from the “terrible virus,” and […]

St. Joseph’s says use of virtual visit tech has increased 450 per cent Apr 01, 2020 by Sebastian Bron Hamilton Spectator For Rob DeLuca, an ordinary trip to the doctor’s office often feels like tiptoeing through a room filled with trip wires. The bodybuilder with stage-four lung cancer and pulmonary hypertension is acutely vulnerable to […]

Jennifer La Grassa · CBC News · Posted: Apr 01, 2020 A team of international experts, including medical specialists from Hamilton and Toronto universities and research institutes has produced guidelines on how to care for COVID-19 patients in intensive care. The team managed to put the guidelines together in less than three weeks, instead of following the typical process […]

NEWS Mar 29, 2020 by Craig Campbell Dundas Star News Whether implementing life-saving protocols or keeping families connected, front-line staff at the St. Joseph’s Villa long-term care home are stepping up for at-risk residents during an unprecedented time. Villa president John Woods said the Villa is an essential service – and the entire team are […]

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