covid-19

Update #11: December 23, 2021

Hospital Visitor Policy In light of the increased COVID-19 case numbers in our community, Trillium Health Partners (THP) is taking steps to minimize risk to staff and patients by reducing the number of people entering hospital premises. As of December 21, 2021, THP is returning to Step 1 Essential Visitor Guidelines. In the interest of protecting our most vulnerable populations all visitors are strongly encouraged to be fully vaccinated and vaccination status will be confirmed by screeners on entry to the…

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Update #10 – October 26, 2021

Hospital Visitor Policy As of October 25, 2021, Trillium Health Partners (THP) requires that all visitors to the hospital must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (two doses plus a minimum of 14 days) to enter the hospital. Exceptions to the proof of vaccination requirement will apply for specific patient populations, such as partners of patients in labour and delivery, as well as visitors of: Patients who are actively dying with a prognosis of 48-72 hours to live; NICU and paediatric patients; and…

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Update – Change to Hospital Visitor Restrictions

Exciting Hospital Update! We are very excited to announce that beginning Monday, July 5th, 2021 Trillium Health Partners is able to lift some of their COVID-19 visitor restrictions! We know the visiting policy has been very difficult for loved ones and appreciate the role you have all played in ensuring the safety of patients, staff and the community during this pandemic. Please note – all visitors must still pass screening to enter the hospital, and are expected to wear a mask for the duration…

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Update #9 – April 28, 2021

Tell Me More About the COVID-19 Vaccine! Evidence and Decision-Making Resources We hope these resources will help you to make your decision. You are always welcome to use the team email to contact your midwives, or to discuss in person at your next routine prenatal appointment. As with all things COVID, information is changing quickly – we will do our best to keep you apprised of all major changes. If you are not already, consider following us on facebook and instagram for timely updates. The…

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Update #8 – April 23, 2021

Update #8 – April 23, 2021 Information re access to COVID-19 vaccination for pregnant people. Note: first circulated via social media on April 23, 2021. Further information will be shared as we receive it. FOR QUESTIONS: please use the TEAM EMAIL, or discuss at your next routine appointment.

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Update #7 – March 23, 2021

Update #7 – March 23, 2021 COVID Vaccine Eligibility for Pregnant/Breastfeeding People Check out new guidance from the Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH) – just released on March 8, 2021. We love this resource, and think it does a great job of explaining all the information available, and things you may wish to consider. Click on the image below to see the full document, or click here. Feel free to discuss in clinic with your midwives, if…

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Update #6 – October 2, 2020

Update #6 – October 2, 2020 New Computer System at Trillium – EPIC We wanted to update you about a change at Trillium Health Partners (THP) over the next several months that will affect your caregivers. Starting October 10, 2020, THP is changing their electronic medical record and clinical charting system to a new program called EPIC. EPIC is a fully integrated computer system that will be used across all THP sites to improve quality of care through built-in efficiencies for communication, data-analytics…

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Update #5 – June 22, 2020

Update #5 – June 22, 2020 Changes to Visitor/Support Person Policies We are excited to share some important changes to the visitor policies. As we now move into the recovery phase around COVID-19 and in alignment with the information from Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Trillium Health Partners (Mississauga Hospital and Credit Valley Hospital) are lifting some of the visitor restrictions in the Women’s and Children’s Program. Effective Friday June 19th at 10:00 support persons will now be able…

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Update #4 – April 9, 2020

Update #4 – April 9, 2020 Changes to Visitor/Support Person Policies at Trillium Health Partners As of 0800h April 8, 2020, there have been changes made to optimize the ability to socially distance at the Labour Assessment Units (LAU), Birthing Suites and Postpartum floors at both THP hospitals. We know these changes can be challenging, but they are being made to minimize risk and keep all pregnant people and infants as safe as possible. Unchanged – any support person who is…

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Update #3 – March 22, 2020

Important Changes to Our Clinic Appointments and Home Visits Clinic Appointments Following the recommendations of the Association of Ontario Midwives, and the World Health Organization, we will be adopting a new schedule of prenatal appointments. This new schedule is aimed at reducing your risk of exposure to COVID-19 by limiting your contact outside of your home to only the essential visits. The new schedule calls for fewer appointments, and will be a mix of virtual and in-person assessments. You will learn more…

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