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Posted Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Lakeridge Health to lead enhanced monitoring, investigating, and responding to COVID-19 outbreak and providing care for residents
On April 21, Durham Region Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Robert Kyle, issued an Order under the Ontario Health Protection and Promotion Act to Orchard Villa in Pickering to address the immediate risk of COVID-19 to residents and staff of this home. The Order indicates that a communicable disease outbreak exists at this facility, which presents...

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Posted Friday, April 17, 2020

Dear Friends and Neighbours of Durham Region,
Thank you for your unwavering support, friendship and commitment to the Lakeridge Health team during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Through personal messages, compassionate acts and tangible donations of equipment and services, the community is helping to keep our team healthy, safe and at work to care and support people across Durham Region.
Since Ontario declared a State of Emergency on March 17, all of us have been called upon...

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Posted Thursday, April 16, 2020

Starting this week, Durham Region residents who have a probable or confirmed case of COVID-19 and are discharged home to recover will now have access to continued care and community supports through a new “Virtual Ward” provided through a special App on their mobile device.
The new Virtual Ward builds on established Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) services and is a collaboration between Central East LHIN Home and Community Care Support Services and Lakeridge...

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Posted Thursday, April 09, 2020

In consultation with the Durham Region Health department, Lakeridge Health has declared the outbreak of COVID-19 over. An outbreak was declared on the OC7 unit at Oshawa Hospital on April 1 after one patient and a team member tested positive for COVID-19 in the affected inpatient unit. Out of an abundance of caution, we continue to closely monitor patients in OC7. We are grateful for the team’s hard work, commitment and dedication to ensuring the continued safety of patients...
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Posted Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Dear Friends and Neighbours of Durham Region,
Thank you for your heartfelt wishes, acts of kindness, and donations of critical protective equipment as we collectively respond to the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic within our community. 
The efforts of everyone in Durham Region to stay home, practice physical distancing and take personal responsibility to stop the spread of COVID-19 are critical. 
At Lakeridge Health, we are extremely grateful...

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