Published May 12, 2020
Written by RNAO
To celebrate the contributions made by nurses to nursing practice and the health and well-being of Ontarians, the Nursing Now Ontario Awards honoured one NP, RN and RPN during Nursing Week 2020 (May 11 - 17).
AFHTO recognizes that our members are doing fantastic work on the frontlines attending to patients and adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic. To connect our teams and showcase the initiatives made by our them, we've created an interactive platform for our members to browse the initiatives made by their fellow members.
Please feel free to scroll through all the initiatives by OH region.
Y108 News article published April 23, 2020
By Lisa Polewski
Hamiltonians can now book a COVID-19 test at the city's drive-thru site, based inside the Dave Andreychuk Mountain Arena.
It’s not quite the same as a fast-food drive-thru, but the COVID-19 testing centre at the Dave Andreychuk Mountain Arena is as efficient as it gets.
Since Hamilton’s third testing site opened its doors a week ago, they’ve been testing about 60 people per day.
As told by Dr. Matt Dumas, Lead Physician, Lakelands FHT*
In late March, Lakelands FHT discovered that there was a positive case at our Northbrook site. That resulted in the immediate closure of our building. We all had to go home and finish 14 day periods of self-isolation. To our surprise, this meant having to distance ourselves from our own families, which was very difficult.
Longwoods article published Mar. 23, 2020
Londoners and Thames Valley FHT organize to supply doctor's offices, 'love-bomb' health-care workers
The London Free Press article published Mar. 20, 2020
A handful of Londoners have turned some casual conversations into a grassroots effort supplying thousands of gloves and masks to local medical clinics.
And they want more people stuck at home, especially business leaders, to step up and help.