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Join our Board of Directors [News]

Published On: January 31, 2019

Make a Difference for the Health of Our Community The St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH) Board of Directors is interested in extraordinary individuals who are willing to devote their time, energy and talent to making an impact on health care for our community. Our Board of dynamic community leaders is key to achieving the […]

STEGH Receiving $992K in Provincial Funding [News]

Published On: January 29, 2019

St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital is receiving $992,000 in Provincial funding that will go towards a new chiller for the hospital’s HVAC system. The funding is part of the government’s $175 million in funding that will be going to close to 130 hospitals in the province for repairs and infrastructure upgrades. Click here for full […]

STEGH Protects your Privacy [News]

Published On: January 28, 2019

Millions of people are unaware of and uninformed about how their personal information is being used, collected or shared in our digital society. Data Privacy Day aims to inspire dialogue and empower individuals to take action. The date commemorates the Jan. 28, 1981, signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection.

Blue Monday Shines Light on Mental Health [News]

Published On: January 21, 2019

January 21 marks “Blue Monday”, the so-called saddest day of the year. Although the idea behind the date is considered pseudoscience, it does provide an opportunity to open dialogue and conversation about mental health – which is a positive thing considering 1 in 5 people in Canada personally experience a mental health problem or illness in any given year. Stephanie Brown is one of these people.

STEGH’s First Baby of 2019 [News]

Published On: January 7, 2019

St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital's first baby of 2019 is a girl. Congratulations to Helena Heide and Valence Enrique Lopez Cruz from Aylmer, Ontario.