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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Update #2 – March 21, 2020

Please watch for another update over the weekend, regarding changes to our clinic and postpartum appointments. Changes to visitor policy at Trillium Health Partners: “Based on information from Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer, Trillium Health Partners has made the difficult decision to no longer permit visitors at any of our sites (Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga Hospital, Queensway Urgent Care) as of 10 p.m. March 20, 2020. Limited exceptions will be granted for essential visitors who are supporting patients who are at end…

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Update #1 – March 16, 2020

Dear Clients of Midwives of Mississauga, We’d like to take this opportunity to communicate with you about plans we have made to continue to provide safe care to you and your families during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Your health and our health remain our top priorities. Your midwives will follow all relevant public health and hospital guidelines related to providing care to you and your newborn. What if You Have Symptoms? If you develop symptoms of COVID-19 such as fever, cough…

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