Public Service Announcements

Visitor Restrictions in Place on Units at Carbonear General Hospital

September 29, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that visitation is temporarily suspended on inpatient units located on the 6th floor and unit 2 on the 7th floor at Carbonear General Hospital following positive COVID-19 testing identified at this site. Isolation precautions and testing are being implemented for affected patients. Contact tracing is ongoing and anyone who is considered to be a close contact will be notified. LEARN MORE “Visitor Restrictions in Place on Units at Carbonear General Hospital”



News Releases

Eastern Health Highlights Progress in 2020-21 Annual Performance Report

September 29, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health held its annual general meeting (AGM) today, hosted by Leslie O’Reilly, Chair of the Board of Trustees, and David Diamond, President and CEO. During the AGM, Eastern Health provided an overview of its performance in 2020-21, completing the first fiscal year of the organization’s Strategic Plan for 2020-23, Putting Excellence into Action. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Highlights Progress in 2020-21 Annual Performance Report”



Public Service Announcements

Visitor Restrictions in Place at Saint Luke’s Homes  

September 27, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that visitation is temporarily suspended at Saint Luke’s Homes following positive COVID-19 testing identified at this site. Isolation precautions and testing are being implemented for affected residents. Contact tracing is ongoing and anyone who is considered to be a close contact will be notified. LEARN MORE “Visitor Restrictions in Place at Saint Luke’s Homes  “



News Releases

Eastern Health Invites Applications for Healthy Communities Partnership Fund

September 27, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health invites non-profit and community-based groups to apply for funding under its 2021 Healthy Communities Partnership Fund. The fund, valued at $50,000 annually, was established in 2007 by Eastern Health’s Board of Trustees to support local community groups and organizations by funding projects that foster healthy communities. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Invites Applications for Healthy Communities Partnership Fund”



Public Service Announcements

COVID-19 Protocols Continue at Eastern Health Hospitals and Health-care Facilities

September 24, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health reminds the public of ongoing COVID-19 protocols and guidelines in place at hospitals and health-care facilities throughout the region. These are necessary precautions designed to help keep patients, clients, residents, visitors, staff and physicians safe during the public health emergency in support of ongoing quality care for patients, clients and residents. LEARN MORE “COVID-19 Protocols Continue at Eastern Health Hospitals and Health-care Facilities”



Public Service Announcements

Eastern Health to Observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 20, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  To commemorate the children and the families that are impacted by residential schools and to support survivors in healing and reconciling together, Eastern Health will join the Provincial Government in observing September 30, 2021, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, as a statutory holiday. As such, Eastern Health facilities, programs and services will operate on statutory holiday schedules, which will require changes to patient and client appointments. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health to Observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation”



Public Service Announcements

Eastern Health Lifts Visitor Restrictions at Caribou Memorial Veterans Pavilion

September 20, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that visitor restrictions have been lifted and that general visitation is now open at unit 2 South at Caribou Memorial Veterans Pavilion. Visitor restrictions were originally implemented on September 9 following a case of COVID-19 identified in the Eastern Health region. General visitation opened to the remainder of the facility on September 13, 2021. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Lifts Visitor Restrictions at Caribou Memorial Veterans Pavilion”