Important Notices

Innovative Approaches to Patient-Centred Care

October 20, 2021 – Eastern Health continues to explore innovative approaches to maintain high quality patient-centred care throughout the region, including providing virtual care at some Emergency Departments. Virtual care has already been implemented with success at select sites within Eastern Health, as well as in other health regions throughout the province, and across the country. LEARN MORE “Innovative Approaches to Patient-Centred Care”



Public Advisories

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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News Releases

Eastern Health Hosting Living Lab Health Innovation Summit

October 19, 2021 – St. John’s, NL:  Eastern Health is hosting its annual living lab health innovation summit on October 20 and 21, 2021. The two-day event will share the most recent ideas around research and innovation and examine the role that research plays in advancing health care in Newfoundland and Labrador. Keynote speakers and presenters will share how their research is generated in partnership with industry, health-care organizations, universities, and government. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Hosting Living Lab Health Innovation Summit”



News Releases

Eastern Health and BD-Canada Partner to Establish First MedTech Innovation Site in Province

October 19, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health and BD-Canada are pleased to announce the launch of their strategic partnership prior to this year’s innovation summit by formally naming Eastern Health as a BD innovation site for North America. This designation and partnership will ensure that Eastern Health is at the forefront of new technology while providing access to a live health-care environment for BD to test their products and services including medical devices, hardware, software and innovative procurement methods. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health and BD-Canada Partner to Establish First MedTech Innovation Site in Province”



Public Service Announcements

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. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Lifts Visitor Restrictions at Saint Luke’s Homes and Blue Crest Nursing Home”



Public Service Announcements

Eastern Health Provides Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Appointments and Walk-in Clinics Across the Region

October 13, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that COVID-19 vaccine appointments and walk-in clinics continue to be available across the region throughout the months of October and November. Clinics are available for first and second doses for individuals 12 years and older. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Provides Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Appointments and Walk-in Clinics Across the Region”