Public Service Announcements

CT Scan Services Temporarily Unavailable at Carbonear General Hospital

May 13, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that computerized tomography (CT) scans at Carbonear General Hospital are currently unavailable due to a water leak in an area of the Medical Imaging Department.  (more…)


Change in Hours of Operation Today at Community Walk-In Clinic at Mundy Pond

May 5, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that the Community Walk-In Clinic, located at 50 Mundy Pond Rd, St. John’s, will be closing today at 4:00 p.m., as opposed to 7:30 p.m. The clinic will re-open tomorrow, Friday, May 6, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

Eastern Health apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.


Change in Hours of Operation at Community Walk-In Clinic at Mundy Pond Today

May 3, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that the Community Walk-In Clinic, located at 50 Mundy Pond Rd, St John’s, will be closing today at 4:30 p.m., as opposed to 7:30 p.m. The clinic will re-open tomorrow, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. (more…)


Eastern Health Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Boosters Now Available for Eligible Individuals

May 3, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that appointments are now available for individuals who are eligible for COVID-19 second vaccination boosters. The second booster dose should be administered at a minimum of 20 weeks after the first booster dose was administered. Those eligible for the second booster are:

  • Adults 70 years of age and over;
  • All residents living in long-term care or other senior congregate living facilities; and
  • Individuals 18 years of age and older that identify as Indigenous or live in remote/isolated communities.

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Mental Health Crisis Line Transitioning to NL HealthLine 811

May 2, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that as of today, Monday, May 2, 2022, calls to the Mental Health Crisis Line will be transitioned to NL HealthLine 811. Anyone experiencing a mental health emergency can call 811. This number is available province-wide. (more…)


Temporary Relocation of Recovery Centre Services

April 26, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that services normally offered at the Recovery Centre at 80 Charter Avenue in St. John’s are being temporarily relocated to 222 Lemarchant Road beginning April 26, 2022. (more…)


Visitor Restrictions in Place at Some Acute and Long-Term Care Facilities

April 13, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that temporary visitor restrictions are in place in units/areas at several long-term and acute care facilities across the region due to cases of COVID-19 among residents/patients. The public is reminded that information regarding visitor restrictions is updated regularly, as needed, and is available on Eastern Health’s website. Please refer to the ‘Visiting during the COVID-19 pandemic’ webpage (https://www.easternhealth.ca/covid19/visiting-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/) prior to visiting a health-care facility for full details, including the affected sites/units and contact information. (more…)


Scheduled Power System Upgrade at Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre

April 8, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that there will be a scheduled power system upgrade at the Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre, including the Women’s Health Clinic and the underground parking garage. The upgrade is scheduled to begin at 6:00 a.m. this Saturday, April 9, 2022, and last for approximately 16 hours. (more…)


Mount Pearl Square Administration Office Open to Public

April 6, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that the Mount Pearl Square Administration Office is now open to the public. (more…)


Outpatient X-ray Services Resume at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre

April 5, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that outpatient X-ray services have now resumed at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre. (more…)


Online Appointment-Based System for Blood Collection Expanded to Include St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital

April 4, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that it is extending its online appointment-based system for outpatient blood collection to include St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital in St. John’s. Patients/clients of both St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital and the Major’s Path Clinic will be able to view, select and book an available time for their appointment directly on the Eastern Health website. (more…)


Updates to Visitor Restrictions at Acute and Long-Term Care Facilities

April 2, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public of changes to temporary visitor restrictions at several long-term and acute care facilities across the region due to cases of COVID-19 among residents/patients. The public is advised that information regarding visitor restrictions is updated regularly, as needed, and is available on Eastern Health’s website. Please refer to the ‘Visiting during the COVID-19 pandemic’ webpage (https://www.easternhealth.ca/covid19/visiting-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/) for full details, including the affected sites/units and contact information. (more…)


Eastern Health Updates Public on Privacy Breach Resulting from IT Outage

March 30, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that the ongoing investigation has revealed that additional information was taken during the cyber-attack that impacted health-care information technology (IT) systems across the province in October 2021.  (more…)


Updates to Visitor Restrictions at Acute and Long-Term Care Facilities

March 25, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public of changes to temporary visitor restrictions at the following long-term and acute care facilities across the region due to cases of COVID-19 among residents/patients. While visitor restrictions are in place, each resident/patient on the impacted unit or facility is permitted to have one designated visitor. (more…)


Updates to Visitor Restrictions at Long-Term Care Facilities

March 22, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that visitor restrictions are temporarily in place at the following long-term care facilities across the region due to cases of COVID-19 among residents. While visitor restrictions are in place, each resident on the impacted unit or facility is permitted to have one designated visitor. (more…)


Updates to Visitor Restrictions at Long-Term Care Facilities

March 21, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that visitor restrictions are temporarily in place at the following-long-term care facilities across the region due to cases of COVID-19 among residents.  While visitor restrictions are in place, each resident on the impacted floor or unit is permitted to have one designated visitor. (more…)


Visitor Restrictions in Place at Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge

March 21, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that visitor restrictions are temporarily in place on the second floor at Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge in St. John’s, due to cases of COVID-19 among residents. Visitation to the first floor is not impacted at this time. (more…)


Eastern Health Provides Update on Visitor Restrictions at Blue Crest Nursing Home

March 18, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public of upcoming changes to visitor restrictions at Blue Crest Nursing Home in Grand Bank, originally implemented on March 6, 2022, due to COVID-19. (more…)


Update on COVID-19 Screening and Continued COVID-19 Protocols at Health-care Facilities

March 14, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public of updates to the COVID-19 screening process at points of entry to health-care facilities and hospitals across the region, in line with provincial guidelines. Effective March 14, 2022, visitors/support persons are directed to self-screen for COVID-19 and verbal screening by a staff member at facility entrances will be discontinued. Patients, residents and clients will continue to be screened at registration and should proceed directly to registration upon arrival at the health-care facility. (more…)


Eastern Health Modifies Approach to COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics in St. John’s

March 14, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that the COVID-19 vaccine clinic in St. John’s will be relocating from the Village Mall to 50 Mundy Pond Road effective March 21, 2022. This approach will also assist with managing vaccine doses to maximize the amount of vaccine used in vials. (more…)


Visitor Restrictions in Place at Blue Crest Nursing Home

March 6, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that visitation is temporarily suspended at Blue Crest Nursing Home in Grand Bank, due to suspected cases of COVID-19 among residents. (more…)


Eastern Health Provides Update on Visitation and COVID-19 Screening

March 4, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that visitor restrictions at all health-care facilities are being eased, in line with provincial guidelines. Effective Friday, March 4, inpatients in a hospital setting and residents of long-term care homes, personal care homes, community care homes and assisted living facilities can have two visitors at the same time. (more…)


Visitor Restrictions in Place at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home

February 27, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that visitation is temporarily suspended at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home in St. John’s, due to confirmation of several cases of COVID-19 among residents and staff. (more…)


Eastern Health Announces Changes in Operating Hours for COVID-19 Clinics at Village Mall

February 25, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises of new operating hours for the COVID-19 appointment-based and walk-in clinics at the Village Mall based on current demand. Starting this weekend, the clinics will remain open every second Saturday for first and second doses for individuals 12 years and older, booster doses for anyone 18 years of age and older and pediatric doses. The clinic at the Village Mall will be closed tomorrow and reopen on Monday, February 28, 2022. Individuals who had appointments scheduled for tomorrow will need to rebook. (more…)


Visitor Restrictions in Place on Unit at Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital

February 24, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that visitation is temporarily suspended on the medical/surgical unit at the Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville, due to confirmation of 11 cases of COVID-19 among patients and staff. (more…)


COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics for Children Moving from Mundy Pond to Village Mall

February 16, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health would like to advise the public that the COVID-19 vaccination clinics (first and second dose) at 50 Mundy Pond Road (formerly Public Service Commission Building) in St. John’s will move to the Village Mall as of Saturday, February 19, 2022. The clinic will accept walk-ins as well as appointments. (more…)


Community Walk-In Clinic Closing Early Due to Adverse Weather

February 14, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:Eastern Health advises the public that the Community Walk-In Clinic, located at 50 Mundy Pond Rd, St John’s, will be closing early at 4:00 p.m. today due to adverse weather. (more…)


Eastern Health Updates Process for Booking Blood Collection Appointments at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre

February 11, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public of a change in the process for booking outpatient blood collection appointments at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre. (more…)


Eastern Health Provides Update on Easing of Visitor Restrictions

February 9, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public of updates to visitor restrictions at facilities and sites across the region, as per provincial guidelines starting on Thursday, February 10, 2022. (more…)


Emergency Department to Reopen at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

February 3, 2022 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that the Emergency Department at the Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne will reopen on Friday, February 4, 2022. Emergency Department services will be available Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (more…)