COVID-19

  • COVID-19 (coronavirus) Preparations: Update #3

    On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared coronavirus (COVID-19) a public health emergency of international concern and advised health-care providers to step up preparedness measures. Since then, we have been fully engaged with the Ministry of Health, Public Health Ontario and the Porcupine Health Unit regarding all developments related to the Novel…

  • Novel Coronavirus: Update #2

    WAHA is monitoring and stepping up preparedness measures On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a public health emergency of international concern which advises countries and health-care providers to increase monitoring and screening, and step up preparedness measures. We are fully engaged with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Public Health…

  • Coronavirus: What you need to know

    We are adding extra steps to our screening process when patients arrive at all of our emergency rooms across the James Bay region in response to the first two presumed cases of Novel Coronavirus in Toronto being identified. While we are serious about protecting our patients, it’s important to know that the Public Health Agency…