Public Service Announcements

Eastern Health Moving to Appointment Only COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at the Village Mall

October 26, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that, effective today, the Village Mall COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be by appointment only and will no longer be accepting walk-ins. Clinics throughout the region continue to offer first and second doses of vaccine to individuals 12 years and older. Individuals may book appointments throughout the Eastern Health region by visiting www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/vaccine/gettheshot/ or by calling 1-833-951-3904 (toll-free). Eastern Health will continue to monitor this situation.  (more…)


DoorWays Services at Building 532 in St. John’s to Resume In-person

October 25, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that in-person DoorWays counselling services in St. John’s will resume tomorrow (Tuesday, October 26, 2021) as repairs to the sanitary waste system at Building 532, Pleasantville have now been completed. (more…)


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

October 25, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: The crane lift that was scheduled for today (Monday, October 25, 2021) near the Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre has been postponed due to weather. This crane lift will now take place tomorrow (Tuesday, October 26, 2021) or the next day that weather permits. (more…)


In-person DoorWays (St. John’s) Services at Building 532 Moved to Virtual Care Tomorrow

October 24, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:Eastern Health advises the public that in-person DoorWays counselling services in St. John’s will be provided virtually tomorrow (Monday, October 25, 2021) due to repairs to the sanitary waste system at Building 532, Pleasantville. Individuals seeking telephone and/or virtual mental and addiction counselling services are advised to call 709-752-4903 to discuss options and arrange a session.    (more…)


Eastern Health Opens Additional Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing on the Burin Peninsula

UPDATE: October 24, 2021 – Eastern Health’s additional drive-through COVID-19 Testing Clinic on the Burin Peninsula on Sunday Oct. 24, is operating extended hours to accommodate the increase demand for testing in the area.

October 22, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health is offering a temporary COVID-19 testing clinic on the Burin Peninsula this weekend, in response to a recent rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in the region.

Testing is available by appointment only and will be held at the Marystown Community Service Building, 10-12 Harris Drive Industrial Park on:

  • Sunday, October 24 from 9:00 a.m. to midnight.

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Eastern Health Implements Visitor Restrictions on the Burin Peninsula

October 22, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public of the implementation of temporary visitor restrictions for hospital patients and long-term care and personal care home residents at all facilities and sites on the Burin Peninsula, due to an increase in COVID-19 cases and ongoing investigation in the area. Effective immediately, two designated visitors and a support person (if required) are permitted for inpatients in a hospital setting and residents of long-term care homes. (more…)


Eastern Health Provides Update on Vaccine Passport Requirements for Visitation

October 21, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that, in line with provincial guidelines regarding the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s vaccine passport, visitors to long-term care facilities, personal care homes and community care homes will be required to present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical exemption, effective October 22, 2021. (more…)


Eastern Health Offers Appointment-Only Influenza Vaccination Clinics

October 21, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that influenza vaccination clinics will begin the week of October 25, 2021. (more…)


Eastern Health Provides Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Across the Region

October 15, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that additional COVID-19 vaccine clinics are available across the region until October 23, 2021. Clinics will be offering first and second doses of vaccine to individuals 12 years and older. (more…)


Eastern Health Lifts Visitor Restrictions at Saint Luke’s Homes and Blue Crest Nursing Home

October 15, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health advises the public that visitor restrictions have been lifted at all units at Saint Luke’s Homes and at Blue Crest Nursing Home. Visiting hours are determined by facility and visitors/support persons are advised to contact the patient’s/resident’s health-care team for further information. (more…)