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Local hospitals jointly issue vaccine mandate for all staff, volunteers and contractorsSeptember 1, 2021
Effective October, 12, staff, physicians, students, volunteers and contractors working at and with local hospitals will be required to be fully vaccinated. Staff who do not meet this will be placed on leave without pay and given a short window into early-November to meet the policy.
Grand River Hospital acknowledges 19 months defined by partnerships, and an incredible Regional COVID-19 responseAugust 25, 2021
While COVID-19 has changed realities around the globe for everyone, those on the front lines of health care have remained at the centre of the public health crisis, managing care and support through a constant state of change. Over the last 19 months, staff at all Waterloo Region hospitals partnered to continually shift, pivot, adjust and re-adjust to accommodate new information, needs, practices and priorities, and support regional COVID-19 efforts, collaboratively.
COVID-19 outbreak on 6S is overAugust 8, 2021
Grand River Hospital, in consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, has declared the COVID-19 outbreak on 6 South, part of our surgical program, over.
COVID-19 outbreak in ICU A is overJuly 27, 2021
Grand River Hospital, in consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, has declared the COVID-19 outbreak on ICU A over.
Grand River Hospital declares COVID-19 outbreak on 6 SouthJuly 26, 2021
GRH, with the Region of Waterloo Public Health have declared an outbreak of COVID-19 on 6 South (6S), part of our surgical program. Two patients have been identified with a potential third. No staff have been impacted.
Grand River Hospital declares COVID-19 outbreak on ICUAJuly 19, 2021
Grand River Hospital has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 on ICUA out of an abundance of caution. Three staff have been identified and are self-isolating. No patients have been impacted.
As a precautionary measure, GRH is reviewing two unrelated COVID-19 staff cases in ICUA as a potential outbreak investigationJuly 16, 2021
COVID-19 Outbreak in CTU (5S) overJuly 16, 2021
COVID-19 outbreak in nutrition and food services, overJuly 11, 2021
Grand River Hospital has declared the COVID-19 outbreak in nutrition and food services over.
COVID-19 outbreak on adult inpatient mental health declared overJuly 7, 2021
Grand River Hospital, in consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, has declared the COVID-19 outbreak on 1FS and 1F PICA, part of the adult inpatient mental health unit, over.