Public Service Announcements

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. LEARN MORE “Emergency Department to Reopen at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne”



Public Service Announcements

State-of-the-art X-ray Equipment to be Installed at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre

January 31, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that installation of a new state-of-the-art X-ray machine at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre is scheduled to begin on February 7, 2022. The new, fully digital X-ray machine will produce higher quality medical images to support more accurate diagnoses and better outcomes for patients. LEARN MORE “State-of-the-art X-ray Equipment to be Installed at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre”



Public Service Announcements

Eastern Health Provides Update on Visitor Restrictions

January 28, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public of updates to temporary visitor restrictions at facilities and sites across the region, as per provincial guidelines. All health-care facilities remain closed for general visitation with the exception of one support person for each resident/patient, including inpatients in a hospital setting and residents of long-term care homes, personal care homes, community care homes and assisted living facilities. The general public are reminded not to visit any patients or residents during this time unless they are the designated support person for the patient/resident they are visiting. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Provides Update on Visitor Restrictions”



Public Service Announcements

Eastern Health Provides Update on Private Blood Collection Services

January 24, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises private blood collection services that routine laboratory testing will be accepted beginning Tuesday, January 25, 2022. Private collectors are ask to drop off all specimens before 1:00 p.m. on January 25. Specimens will be accepted during regular hours beginning on Wednesday, January 26. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Provides Update on Private Blood Collection Services”



Public Service Announcements

Eastern Health Offering COVID-19 Vaccine Walk-in Clinics at the Village Mall

January 24, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that starting today, Monday, January 24, 2022, the Village Mall in St. John’s will be a COVID-19 walk in clinic for first and second doses for individuals 12 years and older as well as for booster doses for anyone 18 years of age and older. These walk-in clinics will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays. Appointments are not required. Anyone who previously booked an appointment at the Village Mall should proceed as scheduled to their appointment. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Offering COVID-19 Vaccine Walk-in Clinics at the Village Mall”



Public Service Announcements

Walk-in COVID-19 Booster Clinic for Those 30 Plus on January 14 in Bay Bulls

January 14, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that there will be a walk-in COVID-19 booster clinic today, Friday, January 14, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Bay Bulls Recreation Centre, 48A Cemetery Lane West. This clinic will also provide curb-side vaccines for anyone who may have mobility requirements. Anyone who requires a curb-side vaccine can indicate so to security at the entrance of the recreation centre. LEARN MORE “Walk-in COVID-19 Booster Clinic for Those 30 Plus on January 14 in Bay Bulls”



Public Service Announcements

Walk-in COVID-19 Booster Clinic for Those 30 Plus on January 12 on Bell Island

January 11, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that there will be a walk-in COVID-19 booster clinic tomorrow, Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at St. Augustine’s Elementary School in Wabana, Bell Island. This clinic will also provide curb-side vaccines for anyone who may have mobility requirements. Anyone who requires a curb-side vaccine can indicate so to security at the entrance of the school. LEARN MORE “Walk-in COVID-19 Booster Clinic for Those 30 Plus on January 12 on Bell Island”



Public Service Announcements

Walk-in COVID-19 Booster Clinic for Those 30 Plus on January 10 in St. John’s

January 9, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that there will be a walk-in COVID-19 booster clinic tomorrow, Monday, January 10, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Waterford Valley High School in St. John’s. This clinic will also provide curb-side vaccines for anyone who may have mobility requirements. Anyone who requires a curb-side vaccine can indicate so to security at the entrance. LEARN MORE “Walk-in COVID-19 Booster Clinic for Those 30 Plus on January 10 in St. John’s”



Public Service Announcements

Walk-in COVID-19 Booster Clinics This Weekend in St. John’s for Those 30 Plus

January 7, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that there will be a walk-in COVID-19 booster clinic this weekend, Saturday, January 8 and Sunday, January 9, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Waterford Valley High School in St. John’s. These clinics will also provide curb-side vaccines for anyone who may have mobility requirements. Anyone who requires a curb-side vaccine can indicate so to security at the entrance. LEARN MORE “Walk-in COVID-19 Booster Clinics This Weekend in St. John’s for Those 30 Plus”



Public Service Announcements

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

 January 7, 2022 Eastern Health advises the public that emergency services at the U.S. Memorial Health Centre in St. Lawrence will be temporarily diverted beginning Friday, January 7 at 7:00 p.m. due to staffing changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic response. LEARN MORE “Update to Temporary Overnight Diversion of Emergency Services at U.S. Memorial Health Centre”



Public Service Announcements

Temporary Diversion of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne

January 7, 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 be temporarily diverted beginning Friday, January 7 at 7:30 p.m. due to staffing changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic response. LEARN MORE “Temporary Diversion of Emergency Services at Dr. William H. Newhook Community Health Centre in Whitbourne”



Public Service Announcements

Eastern Health Provides Update on Outpatient Laboratory Services

January 7, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public of the continuation of temporary changes to outpatient laboratory services (e.g. blood collection) across the region for January 10-14, 2022. These changes will enable resources to be redeployed to assist with the COVID-19 pandemic response.

  • All non-urgent appointments have been cancelled.
  • Urgent/emergent laboratory testing and services will continue.
  • Eastern Health’s outpatient blood collection sites are restricted to urgent blood collection only. This includes blood testing for patients requiring: INRs (international normalized ratios), therapeutic drug-level monitoring testing and, for cancer care patients, monitoring of cancer clinic profiles and other required cancer-related testing.

LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Provides Update on Outpatient Laboratory Services”



Public Service Announcements

Walk-in COVID-19 Booster Clinics for those 50 Plus in St. John’s

January 5, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises that there will be a walk-in COVID-19 Booster Clinic tomorrow, Thursday, January 6, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Waterford Valley High School in St. John’s, NL.

These clinics are for those 50 years of age and older, and will offer the Moderna vaccine. Health-care workers (including personal care home, community care home and assisted living staff, and home support workers), first responders, teachers, and daycare operators/staff aged 30 years and older can also attend this clinic. Please note that individuals must meet the 22-week requirement between the second dose and the booster dose. LEARN MORE “Walk-in COVID-19 Booster Clinics for those 50 Plus in St. John’s”



Public Service Announcements

COVID-19 Booster Clinics for those 30 Plus in St. John’s and Trepassey 

January 5, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises of a walk-in COVID-19 Booster Clinic taking place today, Wednesday, January 5, in St. John’s for health-care workers (including personal care home, community care home and assisted living staff, and home support workers), first responders, teachers, and daycare operators/staff. There will also be an appointment only COVID-19 Booster Clinic taking place in Trepassey on Friday, January 7, 2022.   LEARN MORE “COVID-19 Booster Clinics for those 30 Plus in St. John’s and Trepassey “



Public Service Announcements

Eastern Health Launches New Temporary COVID-19 Booster Clinic for Adults

January 4, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises of a new COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at the Reid Community Centre, 126 Smallwood Drive in Mount Pearl, NL, for individuals 30 years of age and older. Appointments will be available from January 4-14, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. LEARN MORE “Eastern Health Launches New Temporary COVID-19 Booster Clinic for Adults”



News Releases

Increase in Positive COVID-19 Cases on Unit at the Dr. L.A. Miller Centre 

January 4, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that all outpatient appointments at the Dr. L.A. Miller Centre have been cancelled, after five patients on a unit tested positive for COVID-19. Clients will be contacted by their health-care team regarding their next appointment. LEARN MORE “Increase in Positive COVID-19 Cases on Unit at the Dr. L.A. Miller Centre “


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Last updated: 2022-01-04