Health Care Worker Tests Positive for COVID-19
Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 10:35 AM
The Brant County Health Unit has a laboratory confirmed case of novel coronavirus (COVID19) for a resident of Brant County. The woman, who was assessed at Brant Community Health Care System, is a health care worker at Woodstock Hospital.
The woman is in her 40s and had recently travelled to Mexico. Between March 9 to 11 she reported to work, and during her shift on March 11, she became symptomatic and immediately left work to self-isolate at home. This individual’s duties involve limited patient...
SWPH and Health System Partners Unite for COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Pandemic Response
Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:32 AM
Heath care partners from across the region all working with public health to prevent local outbreak.
March 12, 2020
Southwestern Public Health is working closely with community partners including hospitals, municipalities and long-term care homes to assist health partners and our community to respond to COVID-19, declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization yesterday.
Under Ontario’s Public Health Standards, each of the province’s 34 public health units are charged with effectively detecting,...