Public Advisories

Regional Health Authorities Provide Update on Mammography Review

October 6, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Three regional health authorities (Eastern Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health and Western Health) are providing an update on the ongoing mammography review for patients. To date, approximately 93 per cent of patients have had their mammography reviews completed.

The below table outlines the number of patients who have had their mammograms reviewed requiring no change, as of Wednesday, October 5, 2022. Of 10,883 patients, 10,084 patients have been reviewed with no change, with 33 patients who require further assessment. The percentage of patients requiring follow-up remains stable at 0.3 per cent. (more…)


Regional Health Authorities Provide Update on Mammography Review

September 29, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Three regional health authorities (Eastern Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health and Western Health) are providing an update on the ongoing mammography review for patients. To date, approximately 81 per cent of patients have had their mammography reviews completed.

The below table outlines the number of patients who have had their mammograms reviewed requiring no change, as of Wednesday, September 28, 2022. Of 10,883 patients, 8,798 patients have been reviewed with no change, with 30 patients who require further assessment. The percentage of patients requiring follow-up remains stable at 0.3 per cent. (more…)


Regional Health Authorities Provide Update on Mammography Review

September 22, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Three regional health authorities (Eastern Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health and Western Health) are providing an update on the ongoing mammography review for patients. To date, approximately 50 per cent of patients have had their mammography reviews completed.

The below table outlines the number of patients who have had their mammograms reviewed requiring no change, as of Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Of 10,883 patients, 5,826 patients have been reviewed with no change, with 18 patients who require further assessment. The percentage of patients requiring follow-up remains low at 0.3 per cent.

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Regional Health Authorities Provide Update on Mammography Review

September 15, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Three regional health authorities (Eastern Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health and Western Health) are providing an update on the ongoing mammography review for patients as reported on Wednesday, August 31, 2022. A coordinated quality review process has now been initiated at all three regional health authorities to ensure that mammography images have been viewed on workstations that meet technical standards. Radiologists from across the province are conducting the review. (more…)


Eastern Regional Health Authority Undertaking Preliminary Review Within Diagnostic Imaging

August 23, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health is advising we are conducting a preliminary review given a potential issue identified by Central Health with select mammography results. Eastern Health will provide a public update early next week on whether further analysis is required.

Eastern Health appreciates the importance of completing this work in a timely manner to address any potential concerns of patients, and thanks them for their patience.  At this time, patients do not need to contact their primary care provider or the regional health authority.

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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. (more…)


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. (more…)


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. (more…)


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. (more…)


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. (more…)


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. (more…)


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. (more…)


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. (more…)


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. (more…)


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. (more…)


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. (more…)


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. (more…)


Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 19, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who 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. (more…)


Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notification in the Eastern Health Region

December 17, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who visited the location on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. The business has been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. (more…)


Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 15, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of the ongoing investigation into recent cases, Public Health is asking anyone who visited these locations on any of 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. (more…)


Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 14, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of the ongoing investigation into recent cases, Public Health is asking anyone who visited these locations on any of 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. (more…)


Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notification in the Eastern Health Region

December 7, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of the ongoing investigation into recent cases, Public Health is asking anyone who visited the location on the date and time listed below to arrange COVID-19 testing. The business has been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. (more…)


Telephone Outage at Dr. A. A. Wilkinson Memorial Health Centre

November 18, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that the Dr. A. A. Wilkinson Memorial Health Centre in Old Perlican is currently experiencing problems with its inbound and outbound phone lines.

Old Perlican residents who require an ambulance should dial 911. (more…)


Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notification in the Eastern Health Region

November 18, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who visited the location on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. The business has been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. (more…)


Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notification in the Eastern Health Region

November 8, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of the ongoing investigation into recent cases, Public Health is asking anyone who visited the location on the date and time listed below to arrange COVID-19 testing. The business has been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. (more…)


Eastern Health Provides Update on Services Affected by IT Systems Outage

November 5, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health remains focused on the delivery of emergency and urgent care throughout the weekend and into early next week while supporting the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information and other experts to bring health-care and clinical systems back online in a safe and controlled manner. (more…)


Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notification in the Eastern Health Region

November 5, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of the ongoing investigation into recent cases, Public Health is asking anyone who visited the location on the date and time listed below to arrange COVID-19 testing. The business has been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. (more…)


Construction Near Entrance of Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre

October 22, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that construction will take place near the entrance of the Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre on Monday, October 25, 2021, beginning at about 6:30 a.m. and continuing until approximately 4:00 p.m. During this time, a crane will be on site to facilitate the removal and replacement of a ventilation unit from the roof of the Health Sciences Centre. (more…)


Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

October 19, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who visited the location on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. The business has been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation.

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Phone Service Restored at Carbonear General Hospital and Harbour Grace Community Site (Taylor Building)

October 11, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that phone services have now been restored at Carbonear General Hospital and the Harbour Grace Community Site (Taylor Building). (more…)