Coronavirus niagara health. Niagara Coronavirus Update

NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (2019

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Mainland China is reporting of 79,000 cases. Still, health authorities insist the risk to Canadians remains low. Niagara Region Public Health asks that you call ahead to allow healthcare staff to take appropriate precautions. David Williams, Director of Communicable Disease Control Dr. Practising good hand hygiene and respiratory and cough etiquette are the best ways to prevent respiratory illness.

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Niagara Health Issues Coronavirus Statement

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The email executive vice president of clinical services Derek McNally said the patient met to the two criteria for testing and had been isolated while tests were done. She said there are no other suspected cases currently at Niagara Health. However in a later version on the website that statement was omitted. She said there are no other suspected cases currently at Niagara Health. Depending on where you go, you may encounter challenges in departing a country, or face difficulties when you try to return.

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Coronavirus update from Niagara County Health Director

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The new novel coronavirus is a new virus in this family which we have not previously seen. Join Lynn on her rounds by watching this video. Our Infection Prevention and Control protocols are in place at all times and are heightened as needed. Two cases have been confirmed in Toronto. We have received a number of calls from concerned parents, students, and colleagues; please do not hesitate to contact us at any time. She advises that wearing masks when you're well is not an effective measure. Call ahead to allow health care staff to take appropriate precautions.

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How we're preparing for novel coronavirus

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Some of our faculty and staff have family members living in the high impact areas of China and South Korea, and we are in contact with them to offer our support. So far, one person was tested in St Catharines, with negative results. Niagara Health are screening patients at all their sites amidst the ongoing outbreak of the coronavirus. Two cases have been reported in Toronto after a 50-year old man and his wife returned from the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the outbreak reportedly started. Treatment for respiratory viruses is most effective with early intervention.

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Niagara Health Issues Coronavirus Statement

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Niagara Health is respecting the patient's privacy and will not release further information. It is important to note that Niagara University does not act unilaterally on matters of public health. Symptoms are similar to those of a cold or influenza. Neither Niagara Health or the public health department disclose how many people may be undergoing testing for a possible infection. Staffed by a nurse practitioner, a physician and registered nurses, Student Health Services offers services that are easy to access, individualized and targeted to treat illnesses and injuries common to college students.

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Coronavirus update from Niagara County Health Director

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Stapleton says county health officials are in contact with the New York State Department of Health and other partners to prepare a plan in the event a suspected case is detected. That the hospital system was testing a patient for novel coronavirus became public knowledge Monday evening when an email to Niagara Health staff was posted to social media platforms. They are reminding everyone to wash your hands often, to stay home if you are sick and to cover your cough or sneezes. Faculty from our Lewiston and Vaughan campuses are scheduled to lead study abroad trips to the Dominican Republic; Ghana; Waterloo; London; Paris; The Netherlands; Rome, Florence, and Lake Como, Italy; Lima and Cusco, Peru. Before, it was an unknown thing and people were shocked, but now this is a different time. The event was expected to draw more than 500 people. Once the decision to cancel is made, that trip will not be reinstated during that time.

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