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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.
Care, faster: GRH reduces emergency department waits in 2020July 7, 2021
In 2020, not only was Grand River Hospital able to reduce wait times in our emergency department compared to 2019, we also ranked better than the Ontario average on every measurement. In our ED, patients are provided with the care they need faster. For some, that means going home earlier – and for those who need to stay in hospital, they are moved to an inpatient bed sooner, thanks to the efforts of our emergency department and inpatient teams.
Accelerator Centre and Grand River Hospital Collaborate to Drive the Development and Adoption of Canadian-Made Health InnovationJuly 6, 2021
The Accelerator Centre (AC) and Grand River Hospital (GRH) are pleased to announce the launch of a new, collaborative program aimed at improving patient care, and helping Canadian-made medical solutions test and enhance their technologies in partnership with the health system.
GRH declares COVID-19 Outbreaks in 5S (Clinical Teaching Unit) and Nutrition and Food ServicesJuly 5, 2021
29-year old stroke survivor, Abdullahi, says: know the signs and symptoms, call 9-1-1 right awayJune 23, 2021
It was the middle of the night in February 2021 when 29 year-old Abdullahi knew something was very wrong. Sick with a cough, headache and fever from previously diagnosed COVID, he began experiencing numbness in his left hand and arm. By the time he woke the next morning, the numbness had spread to the left side of his body. Read Abdullahi's story here.