Public Service Announcements

Eastern Health Provides Update on Services

December 31, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public of temporary changes to services, effective January 4, 2022. Eastern Health will focus on urgent and emergent acute services at health-care sites within the city, including the Health Sciences Centre, St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital, and the Dr. L.A. Miller Centre. These changes will enable resources to be redeployed to assist with the COVID-19 public health response, e.g.: administration of COVID-19 booster vaccines and COVID-19 swab clinics. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Provides Update on Services”



Public Service Announcements

Update to Temporary Overnight Diversion of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

December 31, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence have been revised to be temporarily diverted to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre. LEARN MORE “Update to Temporary Overnight Diversion of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre”



Public Advisories

Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 30, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who visited and/or dined in at these locations on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. This advisory does not include those who picked up take-out or used a drive-thru at these locations. The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. LEARN MORE “Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region”



Public Service Announcements

Eastern Health Expands Visitor Restrictions

December 30, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that temporary expanded visitor restrictions are now in place at facilities and sites across the region, as per updated provincial guidelines. Effective immediately, all in-person visits to inpatients in a hospital setting and residents of long-term care homes, personal care homes, community care homes and assisted living facilities are suspended until further notice and the general public are asked not to visit any patients or residents during this time. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Expands Visitor Restrictions”



Public Advisories

Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 29, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who visited and/or dined in at these locations on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. This advisory does not include those who picked up take-out or used a drive-thru at these locations. The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. LEARN MORE “Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region”



Public Service Announcements

Visitor Restrictions in Place on Unit at Health Sciences Centre

December 28, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that visitation is temporarily suspended on 5 South B at the Health Sciences Centre.

Occupational Health is conducting contact tracing for all employees and contact tracing for inpatients has been completed by Infection Prevention and Control. LEARN MORE “Visitor Restrictions in Place on Unit at Health Sciences Centre”



Public Service Announcements

Visitor Restrictions in Place at Agnes Pratt Home and Caribou Memorial Veteran’s Pavilion

December 28, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that visitor restrictions are in place at the at Agnes Pratt Home and Caribou Memorial Veteran’s Pavilion in St. John’s due to a possible exposure to COVID-19. This is a temporary measure while the investigation is ongoing. Immediate family members should contact Agnes Pratt Home directly at 709-752-8950 or Caribou Memorial Veteran’s Pavilion at 709-777-6555 for further information. LEARN MORE “Visitor Restrictions in Place at Agnes Pratt Home and Caribou Memorial Veteran’s Pavilion”



Public Service Announcements

Visitor Restrictions in Place at Saint Luke’s Homes and St. Patrick’s Mercy Home

December 28, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that visitor restrictions are in place at the at Saint Luke’s Homes and St. Patrick’s Mercy Home in St. John’s due to a possible exposure to COVID-19. This is a temporary measure while the investigation is ongoing. Immediate family members should contact Saint Luke’s Homes directly at 709-752-8900 or St. Patrick’s Mercy Home at 709-726-2687 for further information. LEARN MORE “Visitor Restrictions in Place at Saint Luke’s Homes and St. Patrick’s Mercy Home”



Public Advisories

Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 28, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who visited and/or dined in at these locations on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. This advisory does not include those who picked up take-out at these locations. The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. LEARN MORE “Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region”



Public Service Announcements

Update to Temporary Overnight Diversion of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

December 28, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence have been revised to be temporarily diverted today to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre from 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2021 to 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 29, 2021. LEARN MORE “Update to Temporary Overnight Diversion of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre”



Public Advisories

Additional Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 27, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who visited and/or dined in at these locations on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. This advisory does not include those who picked up take-out at these locations. The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. LEARN MORE “Additional Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region”



Public Advisories

Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 27, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who visited and/or dined in at these locations on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. This advisory does not include those who picked up take-out at these locations. The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. LEARN MORE “Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region”



Public Service Announcements

Update to Temporary Overnight Diversion of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

December 27, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence have been revised to be temporarily diverted today to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre from 1:30 p.m. Monday, December 27, 2021 to 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2021. LEARN MORE “Update to Temporary Overnight Diversion of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre”



Public Service Announcements

Update to Temporary Overnight Diversion of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

December 26, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence have been revised to be temporarily diverted to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre. LEARN MORE “Update to Temporary Overnight Diversion of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre”



Public Service Announcements

Visitor Restrictions in Place on Unit at Caribou Memorial Veterans Pavilion

December 26, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that visitation is temporarily suspended on unit 2 South at Caribou Memorial Veterans Pavilion.

Occupational Health has conducted contact tracing for all employees. All staff have been working in full protective personal equipment and there have been no staffing restrictions. Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) has advised there is no known impact to residents at this time. All residents on the unit have been put on isolation and have been tested. LEARN MORE “Visitor Restrictions in Place on Unit at Caribou Memorial Veterans Pavilion”



Public Service Announcements

Update to Temporary Overnight Diversion of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre

December 25, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence have been revised to be temporarily diverted today to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre from 2:30 p.m. Saturday, December 25, 2021 to 7:30 a.m. Sunday, December 26, 2021. LEARN MORE “Update to Temporary Overnight Diversion of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre”



Public Advisories

Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 24, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who visited and/or dined in at these locations on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. This advisory does not include those who picked up take-out at these locations. The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. LEARN MORE “Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region”



Public Advisories

Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 23, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who visited and/or dined in at these locations on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. LEARN MORE “Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region”



Public Service Announcements

Eastern Health Implements Visitor Restrictions

December 23, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that temporary visitor restrictions are now in place at facilities and sites across the region, as per updated provincial guidelines. Effective immediately, two designated visitors and one support person (if required) are permitted for inpatients in a hospital setting and residents of long-term care homes, personal care homes, community care homes and assisted living facilities. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Implements Visitor Restrictions”



Public Advisories

Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 22, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who visited and/or dined in at these locations on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. LEARN MORE “Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region”



Public Advisories

Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 22, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who visited and/or dined in at these locations on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. LEARN MORE “Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region”



Public Advisories

Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 21, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who visited and/or dined in at these locations on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. LEARN MORE “Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region”



Public Advisories

Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 20, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who dined in at the locations on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. This advisory does not apply to those who picked up take-out. The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. LEARN MORE “Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region”



Public Service Announcements

Updates to Eastern Health Notifications Regarding Privacy Breach Available on Website  

December 20, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:Eastern Health reminds employees, former employees and the public that notifications regarding the breach of privacy and information can be found on Eastern Health’s IT Systems Outage webpage at www.easternhealth.ca/it-systems-outage. LEARN MORE “Updates to Eastern Health Notifications Regarding Privacy Breach Available on Website  “



Public Advisories, Public Service Announcements

Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 20, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who dined in at the location on the date and time listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. This advisory does not apply to those who picked up take-out. The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. LEARN MORE “Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region”