COVID-19 outbreak declared at the Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home

January 14, 2022 A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared on the upper unit at the Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home (NHNH) after two residents, and a staff member tested posted for…

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Holmes House

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Holmes House after three staff members at the withdrawal management and treatment services facility in Simcoe, Ontario have tested positive for COVID-19, on…

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NGH marks the one-year anniversary of COVID-19 vaccines in Haldimand-Norfolk

On January 12, 2021, Norfolk General Hospital (NGH) and the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) received the first shipment of the Health Canada approved Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. This was a day…

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NGH adding further restrictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

We are dealing with a fifth wave of COVID-19 in Ontario. The highly contagious Omicron variant has resulted in a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 cases among our…

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New Guidance on PCR Testing at NGH

The Ontario government announced that as of Friday, Dec. 31, publicly funded PCR tests will only be available to high-risk individuals who are symptomatic and/or are at risk of severe…

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NGH COVID Assessment Centre no longer accepting walk-ins

With an increase in daily COVID-19 cases and demand for testing, Norfolk General Hospital’s (NGH) COVID-19 Assessment Centre is no longer accepting walk-in assessments. Testing is done by appointment only….

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NGH aims to bring back obstetrical care in 2022

Norfolk General Hospital (NGH) would like to keep our patients, their families, and the community informed as to where we currently stand in regards to the temporary closure of our…

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A Message of Thanks

Patient grateful to have an Emergency Department close to home Anita Hillis-Krause of PortDover had just returned home from an enjoyable get-a-way ata cottage in northern Ontario during the summer…

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Please consider your health care options

Norfolk General Hospital (NGH) is asking the public to consider their health care options before presenting to an Emergency Department. Our Emergency Department is currently experiencing high patient volumes. To…

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This Holiday Season, help us light up our tree with your hope!

As we enter this Holiday Season, we are filled with hope. Hope for family, togetherness, the return of traditions and the opportunity to celebrate. Communities, families, our staff and volunteers…

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